PGCE23-1 PGCert Emergency Practice July 2023 – Initial Deposit

£997.00 (+VAT)

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Postgraduate Certificate Professional Development in Small Animal Emergency Practice (WBIS)

Become an excellent Emergency Practitioner in 12 months!

This course, commencing in July 2023 will help you to develop your confidence and skills in small animal emergency medicine and surgery and gain a valuable qualification in as little as 12 months.

You can now reserve your place and look forward to nine full days of practical attendance sessions with expert and approachable tutors helping you to develop your emergency skills.

You’ll also get:-

  • Full support for assessment by critically reflective essays – no formal exams
  • Primarily Practical Training – 9 days of hands-on practicals to develop new skills
  • Valuable work-based learning skills that you can use throughout your career
  • Extensive online resources to support your self-directed study – surgical videos, webinars and Online Mini Series Courses and bespoke reflective writing resources
  • RCVS Knowledge Library Membership – access to a wide range of full text eJournals
  • A whole range of Course Bonuses including text books, ECC Webinar Club membership, and CPD Vouchers
  • Fully Guaranteed CPD – invest in your career with complete confidence
  • A valuable PgCert qualification from the University of Chester, leaders in work based learning
  • New for 2023! The opportunity to become a RECOVER Certified Rescuer!

Your programme is divided into three modules which commence with practical attendance sessions providing hands-on practice in the safe and supportive environment of our dedicated Training Centre near Birmingham.  The best way to refine your existing skills, learn new procedures and develop strategies to avoid unnecessary complications:

  • Module 1: Essentials of Small Animal Emergency Practice
  • Module 2: Small Animal Emergency Medicine
  • Module 3: Small Animal Emergency Surgery

Practical attendance sessions:

  • Module 1: 19th to 21st July 2023 (3 days)
  • Module 2: 22nd to 24th November 2023 (3 days)
  • Module 3: 20th to 22nd March 2024 (3 days)

You’ll combine these structured attendance courses with work-based reflective learning. During each module, you’ll complete self-directed learning and a reflective essay that will be assessed by your tutor. You’ll receive plenty of help and guidance on how to write the essay and feedback on a draft from your tutor.

Course Tutors:

American and European Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care

Scott Kilpatrick BSc (Hons) MSc BVM&S DipECVIM-CA MRCVS
RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine

RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

What’s your investment?

The investment in this 12 month programme to achieve your PGCert is £9947 + VAT. This includes all of your practical training, online resources and support. Payment options are available.

You also need to register with the University of Chester. The current registration fee is £2025 (no VAT applies) for UK students or £3825 (no VAT applies) for EU/International students.

Secure your place on this small group programme for 2023-24 with a non-refundable deposit of £997 + VAT.

EU/International applicants who are not RCVS Members will need to satisfy the English Language proficiency requirements of the University of Chester (please see

Any questions? Please call us on 0151 328 0444 and we’ll be delighted to help you.

Course feedback:
“My clinical practice has dramatically improved during the course of this programme. The attendance courses and wet labs were a great opportunity to get hands on experience. The tutors are knowledgeable and approachable, and all support staff could not do enough to help.”
Marialena Avratoglou MRCVS

“Love it! A perfect blend of practical sessions, presentations, webinars and different sources.”
Sander Järnberg

“It has allowed me to approach problems in an improved way, and improved my knowledge immensely and given me new confidence.”
Richard Todd MRCVS

“Brilliant. Best CPD I’ve ever done.”
Terry Croud MRCVS

“Enthusiastic and knowledgeable tutors with a high practical content.”
Johanna Sharples MRCVS

“As my first postgraduate certificate and CPD organised under CPD Solutions, I was impressed at the professionalism and high quality of the course overall. On the three occasions that I have attended the lectures and practicals at the training centre, I have been shown nothing but great hospitality to support the training sessions, as well as amazing CPD and resources to further my experience in this profession.”
Shun-Jing Tan MRCVS

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