“As a teacher (retired) myself, I have been very impressed with the quality of the teaching and learning delivered by TOCES. I shall definitely consider doing another short course as I have really enjoyed the work and also doing the assignments.”
Anne, Foundation Novice Short Course student


“Really enjoyable and engaging. Clearly a huge amount of work and preparation has gone into this study week, thank you!”
Sarah, Equine Physiotherapy Diploma student


“Very enjoyable – learnt a great deal. Catering brilliant! Quality of lecturers – top quality! Thank you!”
Sally, Diploma in Equine Nutrition student


“I have studied with TOCES for five years. The support you receive with exams and assignments is fantastic and there is always someone to answer any queries. The study weeks are great to meet other people and the different teaching methods help your understanding. Can’t recommend TOCES enough.”
Lucy, Equine Veterinary Nursing student

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Veterinary Practices

TOCES is approved by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) to provide veterinary nursing training programmes leading to registration on the RCVS Register of Veterinary Nurses.  These courses are well established with proven success rates; TOCES has been commended by the RCVS for excellent results.

Our blended learning delivery mode meets the needs of busy practices and their teams

Expert Teaching Staff

TOCES’ teaching team consists of course advisors, lecturers and tutors, all of whom are expert industry professionals, with a wealth of knowledge in their field. Between them, members of the team hold a combination of PhDs, Master of Science degrees, Post-Graduate Certificates in Education, Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Science degrees, Veterinary Nursing diplomas and degrees and British Horse Society qualifications.