Providing innovative learning opportunities for the promotion of animal welfare
Welcome to The College of Animal Welfare
The College of Animal Welfare was established in 1989 to further animal welfare through education and training. The College has a well earned reputation for excellence, delivering quality training and education, and has a history of being pioneers with a number of unique achievements that have created new opportunities for learning.
Today the college is an independent ‘not for profit’ organisation specialising in veterinary nurse and animal care training and operates from four training centres in the UK including two of the country’s leading veterinary schools.
Learning Opportunities for All
The College of Animal Welfare takes great pride in its equal opportunities policy to make learning available to all and seeks to encourage applications from all members of the community. No student shall be excluded from any course on the grounds of age, sex, marital status, religion, ethnic origin or disability.
If you have any special needs or requirements then we will be happy to discuss this with you and make any necessary arrangements prior to you enrolling. For further advice or guidance please call us on 0844 372 9410 or email email@example.com, we will be happy to help you.
We are here to help, we want you to succeed, and we will do our utmost to achieve this.
Barbara Cooper HonAssoc RCVS CertEd LicIPD DTM VN
Principal, The College of Animal Welfare
For those interested in working with animals but wishing to explore which area to get involved in, we hold an annual ‘Careers With Animals Day’ event. This is a very popular event with representatives from different areas of the animal care sector available to speak to. Past exhibitors have included organisations such as The Blue Cross, Groomers, Pet Care Trust, Defence Animal Centre, British Veterinary Nursing Association and the Royal Veterinary College.
Veterinary Nursing Training
We offer a wide range of veterinary nursing courses. If you are looking to qualify as a veterinary nurse we offer pre-training courses and a variety of veterinary nursing courses.
Animal Care Training
We are one of the leading bespoke training providers in the UK and deliver training to many of the UK’s largest animal welfare charities. We provide a range of services for those working with animals including full and part time courses, apprenticeships and various short courses ranging from one day to week long seminars.
Continuing Professional Development
Maintain, improve and broaden your knowledge and skills and develop the personal qualities in your professional life.