TOCES is not designated under Regulation 85 of the Education (Student Support) Regulations 2006 and does not receive government funding. This means that all learners pay their own course fees. Course fees are not subject to VAT.
You can complete the online enrolment form and select payment method.
2. By post
3. By telephone
You can telephone our office and we’ll fill out the form. You can pay by PayPal, cheque, debit or credit card or by direct bank transfer.
4. Via email
You can download and save the TOCES Enrolment Form, fill it in and email back to us. You can pay by PayPal, cheque, debit or credit card or by direct bank transfer.
1. Securely online via PayPal
Complete online Enrolment Form, click “Submit Enrolment Form” and in Step 3 click “Pay securely with PayPal”.
2. Direct bank transfer
Complete online Enrolment Form, click “Submit Enrolment Form” and in Step 3 click “Pay via bank transfer”.
Payable to “The Open College of Equine Studies”. Complete online Enrolment Form and click “Submit Enrolment Form”. In Step 3 click “Pay by cheque”. Post your cheque to TOCES and include your name and course enrolled onto.
4. Credit or debit card
Complete online Enrolment Form and click “Submit Enrolment Form”. In Step 3 click “Pay by credit or debit card”. Telephone TOCES to give card details.
There are two payment options:
1. Pay in full upon enrolment
You can pay your course fee in full upon enrolment. Upon enrolment, you receive access to the online Study Guide and Introductory Materials for the first 14 days. After 14 days, you will then have access to all of the learning materials* required for your course.
*The learning materials for some courses are released in stages regardless of the payment method, e.g. the Level 6 Diploma in Equine Physiotherapy.
2. Pay as You Learn
With the Pay as You Learn option, you pay an initial fee which covers the first module of your course including the marking of your first work assignment. Upon enrolment, you receive access to the online Study Guide and Introductory Materials for the first 14 days. After 14 days, you will receive access to Module 1. The remainder of the course fees are paid in monthly instalments.
*Some courses require you to complete work in line with a predetermined study planner, e.g. City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Equine Veterinary Nursing, TOCES Level 6 Diploma in Equine Physiotherapy.
To find out about our course withdrawal policy please see Terms and Conditions.
2021 Course Fees
Download our 2021 course fees.
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.