Learn with the world-leaders in veterinary CE

For vets, for the whole practice

Finding the right course for you and your career

Continuing Education (CE) is an essential part of veterinary practice, but it can be daunting to choose from the many options available. Below is a summary of courses we offer, from programs that offer an International School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ISVPS) or Harper Adams University qualification, to shorter online courses and practical hands-on courses in our wet labs.

We also offer varied learning options to fit around busy working practice, including in person, online, and blended (a mixture of the two) – find out more below.

By choosing our courses, you can rest assured that you’ll get the best possible learning experience, built from over 25 years’ experience and 40,000+ alumni!

Advanced Postgraduate Programs

For more experienced professionals seeking to expand their knowledge, skills, and academic qualifications through gaining a more in-depth approach in a particular subject. Our advanced postgraduate programs enable you to manage increasingly complex cases and procedures, progressing your career as a respected, accomplished veterinary professional.

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Postgraduate Programs

Our popular postgraduate training programs lead to middle tier qualifications and are aimed at developing a level of expertize and competency for the veterinarian in general practice. They are the perfect fit for practitioners who want to focus in a particular field, as they build on skills and confidence to manage everyday cases. Expand your expertize and learn in the way that suits you, whether that’s online, in person or a mixture of the two.

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Mini Modular Programs - Essential Medicine for the Clinic

Join the courses any time

These courses are an excellent way to experience the learning involved in the larger programs and contain modules taken from the Small Animal Medicine Certificate program. They will increase your knowledge and skills in essential areas of small animal medicine and enable you to tackle those complex cases. Select the course which suits your needs, to delve deeper into specific areas and develop your confidence. These courses can be joined at any time, and you will have access to the materials for 6 months.

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Focus 20 Programs

Our newly launched Focus 20 courses provide relevant and accessible CE keeping you at the forefront of the latest industry topics and discussions. Focus 20 are ideal starter programs, shorter than our Postgraduate Programs but still provide key skills and knowledge, diving into critical areas needed for everyday clinical practice.

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Accelerated Programs

A convenient and efficient way to improve your skills and expand your knowledge in a specific area of clinical practice. With 100% online delivery and 24/7 access, you can join anytime to fast-track your CE. Our Emergency and Critical Care program was built in collaboration with Animal Emergency Service (AES) veterinarians, including Members and Fellows of the Australian & New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists.

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Short, Practical Courses

6 CE hours per day

Maximize learning in your chosen topic, with our short courses ranging from one to four days. In our wet labs, you’ll have an exceptional learning experience that focuses on specific clinical topics and techniques, including practical sessions from world-class speakers, that ensure you get the latest knowledge and skills within a real-life practice environment.

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Academy Series

12 CE hours per course

Short online courses designed in partnership with the University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine. These courses offer immersive online lecture-style learning experiences split into five semesters. Each course is specifically designed to enhance your expertize in a particular subject area, giving you the tools to excel in your field – no matter what stage of your career.

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Flexible ways to learn, you choose

How you choose to learn will depend on multiple factors including work/life balance and your preferred learning style. Over the years, following customer feedback and the latest technology, we’ve expanded learning options to suit busy veterinary professionals!

With over 25 years’ experience, our face to face programs provide an immersive learning experience delivered by world-renowned speakers. Practical sessions are run in high-quality wet-lab facilities, where participants can apply their newly acquired skills and knowledge under expert supervision.

Personal interaction with speakers and other vets on the course

Hands-on practice and demonstrations to reinforce learning

Environment that helps to create a sense of motivation and focus

Opportunity to network, learn and collaborate with others

Our online learning programs are world-class and set the standard in the veterinary industry. Each program has been developed in collaboration by vets and online learning experts to offer a truly engaging and interactive experience. The learning platform offers forums, interactive presentations, quizzes and exercises that allow you to learn at your own pace.

Learn at your own pace, with interactive and engaging modules

Support and guidance from a designated tutor for each module

Opportunity for collaboration with other vets through a forum tutored by selected specialists

Save time and money by learning from the comfort of your own home or practice

Blended learning combines the best of online and face to face, offering the convenience of online learning with essential, practical training. You'll receive all the benefits of an online course and get hands-on experience through practical sessions at our wet-lab training facilities in California or Florida.

Learn at your own pace 24/7 while accessing expert guidance and support

Immersive experience that combines different learning methods, so you get the best of both

Opportunity to meet the speakers and other vets during the practical sessions as well as networking and collaboration through the online forum

Practical sessions provide hands-on learning and demonstrations

Progress through learning – why choose Improve Veterinary Education?

World-leaders in postgraduate veterinary CE, with over 25 years of experience

Wide range of veterinary topics including small animal medicine, surgery, diagnostic imaging and more

Different learning options available including face to face, online and blended courses to suit individual needs

World-renowned speakers and experts who deliver an exceptional learning experience and ongoing support