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CAW launch new range of Leadership and Management webinars!

Are you a veterinary professional looking to improve your leadership and management skills? Our new series of leadership and management webinars are designed to help you build your confidence in leading and managing teams in the workplace and the first one takes place this May! Key Details 3 hour online morning sessions (9:30am – 12:30pm) […]


Would you recognise the silent signal?

Being vigilant and proactive in identifying and responding to safeguarding concerns, particularly those related to domestic violence is incredibly important. As part of our commitment to safeguarding our students and colleagues, we have implemented a silent signal system to discreetly indicate when there may be a safeguarding issue related to domestic violence. This signal can […]


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Explore the veterinary nursing profession this Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month

Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month is here! Read on for more information about the role of the veterinary nurse, training options, employment opportunities available post-training, and more… Do you want to know more about the responsibilities of a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN)? Veterinary nurses are essential team members in veterinary practice, working alongside veterinary surgeons to […]


10% Discount at Just Chaps for CAW Students and Staff

We are delighted to announce an exclusive 10% discount on equestrian wear from Just Chaps, available to all CAW students and staff. Just Chaps are a leading equestrian specialist in designing and manufacturing the widest range of top-quality half chaps, gaiters and waterproof trousers and full chaps, catering for every rider’s needs and preferences. Their […]


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Navigating social media responsibly in today’s digital age

In today’s digital age, we acknowledge the growing concerns over the misuse of social media, especially for those following regulated programmes. The College of Animal Welfare is committed to providing resources and support to ensure that our students navigate social media responsibly, upholding the integrity of their respective programmes. It is important to always maintain […]

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CAW launches FREE Veterinary Nursing OSCEs in Virtual Reality!

The College of Animal Welfare (CAW) is excited to announce that all CAW veterinary nursing students have now been granted a free licence to download its new virtual reality (VR) software onto a VR headset to help with their OSCE preparation. This initiative is part of its ongoing commitment to provide innovative and forward-thinking ways […]


Have you heard about our virtual blended learning approach to veterinary nurse training?

Virtual blended learning is an increasingly popular delivery model for our Level 3 Diploma / Apprenticeship in Veterinary Nursing programme (both companion animal and equine pathways). Virtual blended learning involves a mixture of online lessons held in a virtual classroom, and in-centre practical skills training sessions, supported by additional online learning activities alongside employment or […]

*New* Applicants who are already employed in an RCVS approved training veterinary practice can start the Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Companion Animal) at any time

Did you know, if you are already working in an RCVS approved training veterinary practice and meet the academic entry requirements, you can now enrol and start the Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Companion Animal) at any time (at most of the CAW centres)? Once enrolled with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) […]

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The Importance of Canine Dental Care and Oral Hygiene

Just as it’s crucial for humans to maintain dental hygiene, ensuring your dog’s teeth are well cared for is essential to their overall health and well-being. Many dog owners may overlook dental care, but the implications of neglected canine teeth extend far beyond bad breath. Today, we’re diving into why proper dental care is pivotal […]


VetSkill VTEC Level 4 Award for Animal Medicines Advisors (SQP – Companion Animal)

New Companion Animal SQP qualification open for applications

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our *new* VetSkill VTEC Level 4 Award for Animal Medicines Advisors (SQP – Companion Animal). This qualification is designed for those looking to gain the necessary qualification to be able to prescribe and supply veterinary medicine classes POM-VPS and/or NFA-VPS to companion animals. You may be working in […]