Veterinary Nursing

TOCES is approved by the RCVS to deliver training leading towards the award of the City and Guilds and Lantra Level 3 Diplomas in Equine Veterinary Nursing. TOCES is also approved to act as a Primary Centre, dealing with Training Practice approvals in the UK and overseas.

Veterinary Nursing

We offer Two equine nursing programmes which are open to UK and International students:

  • City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Equine Veterinary Nursing
  • City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing Equine Top-up

Our Level 3 Equine Veterinary Nursing programme work very well for busy practices, where students are able to continue in full time employment while completing their studies through blended learning.

Subject to meeting approval criteria, international veterinary practices now have the opportunity to become an RCVS Approved Training Practice enabling overseas students to train for the City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Equine Veterinary Nursing. This qualification is globally respected, accredited by the RCVS and entitles the holder to enter the RCVS Register of Veterinary Nurses.


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.