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Nursing School

Nursing School

ChesterGates Veterinary Training Centre

ChesterGates has been delivering excellence in Veterinary Nurse training since its establishment in 2009 by Jackie Evans and Joanna McEwen. Based at ChesterGates Veterinary Specialists, students are able to benefit from the extensive range of equipment the hospital possesses, including MRI and hydrotherapy.

The courses are taught by RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) registered veterinary nurses who are working in practice and understand the needs of practice, students learn in small groups which enables us to offer excellent student support and high quality teaching. Students are taught in a dedicated learning space which includes an interactive whiteboard, library and practical equipment including anaesthetic systems and laboratory apparatus.

ChesterGates Veterinary Training Centre is pleased to offer the Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing with VetSkill awarding body, this is a two year course, achievement of which enables students to become registered with the RCVS and gain RVN status. Students must be employed in a training practice and hold GCSE’s at grade C or above including english, mathematics and science. Students attend college one day per week, with the rest of the time spent in practice.

Meet the team

ChesterGates Veterinary Training Centre has a close team of tutors and support staff to enable us to personally support each individual student. Jackie Evans, Joanna McEwen, Nicola Hughes, Amber Smith comprise the management and teaching team, with Jayne Owen providing quality control and pastoral care. Manuela Moll is our administrator

Meet the team

How to apply

Level 3 Veterinary Nursing Course

Please find our application form, any queries call 01244 853823 ext 222 or email nursingschool@chestergates.org.uk

How to apply

British Values and the PREVENT duty

We at ChesterGates Veterinary Training Centre aim to provide a safe environment for our students to progress by protecting them from harm and abuse, safeguarding them against the risk of radicalisation and exploitation. Our colleagues have a personal responsibility for safeguarding and work by the British Values.

British Values and the PREVENT duty

Course information

Course information

How to make a complaint

How to make a complaint

COVID-19 Update

Our practices are open and providing routine, urgent and emergency referral care for your patients. We continue to work safely with social distancing and a combination of telephone consultations and on-site examinations. GP vets should contact our referral centres directly for clinical advice on cases.