Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care

Cert VNThe UK's first emergency and critical care qualification for veterinary nurses, launched by Vets Now and City & Guilds.

The qualification has been designed for nurses who have an interest in extending their knowledge and understanding of small animal emergency and critical care nursing and is open to all RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurses.  It is also open to our international colleagues who have a similar accredited qualification.

The certificate will provide an industry UK recognised qualification for Veterinary Nurses seeking to expand or develop an optional career path and will benefit the veterinary profession. It provides a new route for veterinary nurses to develop their skills in emergency medicine and provide enhanced patient care.

Online enrolments for the next intake of the small animal Cert VN ECC for April and October 2017 are open now. Once you have read the course information please go to the Application information section.  

Fresh chance to win a £1000 course bursary for the Cert VN ECC

Thanks to another team up with Vets Now and VN Times you have a fresh chance to win course and exam funding for the April 2017 Cert VN ECC.  Find out more here. 

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Centre staff

The qualification has been developed by Vets Now and accredited by City & Guilds and is overseen and tutored by veterinary professionals. Meet our Centre Staff here

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How to apply for a place on the next intake of the CertVNECC.

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Units, assignments & recommended study time.

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Information on final assessments

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