Career Development

We offer the best learning, development and support in the profession

Our people

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we’ve developed a market-leading learning, education and development programme for all colleagues to help them progress in their careers.

As a large group, CVS also provides a large network of experienced colleagues to help train and support less experienced colleagues.

Career development tools & programmes

Programmes & Courses

A dedicated in-house team of 35 professionals, including experienced vets and nurses, creates our exceptional LED programme and courses. Internal delivery accounts for over 60% of our offerings, ensuring top-quality education tailored to the evolving needs of veterinary professionals.

Professional Development

Clinical development is the core aspect of our training. We offer our clinicians industry-leading Continued Professional Development and provide a culture of recommending the best possible treatment. This includes sponsoring further qualifications for vets, such as certificates.

Graduate induction Programme

CVS’ graduate induction programme is industry-leading. It supports vets in the all-important first two years in practice via Knowledge Hub training events, Graduate Development Programme Advisers for day-to-day support, and specific mentor training with support from dedicated Pastoral Support Vets who look after the wellbeing of our graduates.

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Knowledge Hub

Our unique Knowledge Hub educational platform offers over 261 courses and 235 webinars – covering a wide range of clinical and non-clinical education and training. Many of our e-learning sessions are run by our own specialists.

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Vet Oracle

Our Vet Oracle vet-to-vet telemedicine service (virtual vet hospital) continues to grow, offering specialist interpretation of results and practical virtual assistance to our vets globally. It now has 6 specialisms: cardiology, dermatology, medicine, neurology, oncology and radiology. Vet Oracle guides our practitioners to enhance their skills by allowing specialist input into their cases.