General Practitioner Certificates

The ISVPS GPCert is a middle-tier qualification awarded to veterinary surgeons who successfully pass our assessments following the completion of a dedicated modular training programme accredited by us. This ensures that you are provided with the highest quality of appropriate practical and clinically relevant training to prepare you for undertaking the GPCert assessments. Only registered veterinary surgeons who have been qualified for a minimum of one year can apply to undertake a General Practitioner Certificate.

General Practitioner Certificates

General Practitioner Advanced Certificates

The General Practitioner Advanced Certificate has been developed for Veterinary professionals who wish to advance their knowledge, progress their academic qualifications and gain recognition in their field. In partnership with Improve International and Harper Adams University, the GPAdvCert programme is designed for veterinary surgeons who have already completed a General Practitioner Certificate (GPCert) or Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) and wish to deepen their knowledge.

General Practitioner Advanced Certificates

Veterinary Nurse, Technician and Paraprofessional Certificates

To be eligible to sit the to Veterinary Nurse, Technician or Paraprofessional Certificate examination, candidates must complete the ISVPS accredited course of study with Improve International.  In addition to the taught modular programme, candidates are required to complete further study in their own time as well as submitting course work and sitting a final online examination.  Please refer to the individual subject for further information.

Qualified veterinary nurses are eligible to achieve a Nurses certificate (NCert), qualified veterinary Technicians are eligible to achieve a veterinary technicians certificate (VTCert) and veterinary staff who meet the required criteria are eligible to achieve a veterinary paraprofessional certificate (VPPCert).

Veterinary Nurse, Technician and Paraprofessional Certificates

Foundation Certificate

The Foundation Certificate (FCert) is a new ISVPS award aimed at refreshing and building on knowledge gained during undergraduate studies and continuing professional development. The certificate is also ideal as an addition to other more extensive ones, such as the GPCert award, to enhance the knowledge in that specific area of interest. It was developed for veterinary professionals attending a fast-track program wishing to gain a first step, middle-tier, peer recognised qualification.

Foundation Certificates

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