PGCS23b-1 PGCert Surgery Sep 2023 – Initial Deposit

£997.00 (+VAT)

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Postgraduate Certificate Professional Development in Small Animal Surgery (WBIS)

Become a Super Small Animal Surgeon in just 1 year!

You can secure your place on the September 2023 intake with a deposit of £997 + VAT.

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

You can now reserve your place and look forward to ten full days of hands-on practical surgery training with expert and approachable tutors helping you to develop your surgical skills.

You’ll also get:-

  • Full support for continuous assessment by critically reflective essay – no formal exams
  • Primarily Practical Training – 10 days of hands-on practicals to develop new skills
  • Valuable work-based learning skills that you can use throughout your career
  • Extensive online resources – surgical videos, webinars and Online Mini Series Courses
  • A whole range of Course Bonuses including a text book, surgical instruments, videos 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

Your programme is divided into three modules and each module commences with a practical attendance session where you’ll learn new skills to take back to your practice:

  • Essentials of Small Animal Surgery
  • Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery

Practical attendance sessions:

  • 12th – 15th Sept 2023 (4 days)
  • 17th – 19th Jan 2024 (3 days)
  • 22nd – 24th May 2024 (3 days)

You’ll combine these structured attendance courses with work-based reflective learning. During each module, you’ll complete 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

Lee Meakin MA MRes PhD VetMB DipECVS MRCVS, RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
Elinor Field BVetMed DipECVS MRCVS, RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
Scott Rutherford BVMS CertSAS DipECVS MRVCS, RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
Simon Roch BVM&S CertSAS DSAS(Ortho) MRCVS, RCVS 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 2022-23 registration fee is £2295* (no VAT applies) for UK students or £3825* (no VAT applies) for EU/International students.

*The University fee will be subject to an increase for this intake starting in the 2023-24 academic year.

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 or email and we’ll be delighted to help you.

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