How to become a Centre?

Becoming an Approved Training Centre provides you with a portfolio of qualifications specifically designed for those working within the veterinary industry. Our close working relationship with the veterinary profession ensures that our qualifications reflect the needs of practices of all types.

Learners are well positioned to realise their career aspirations as our qualifications are focussed on developing skills and competencies that employers value.

What support is available?

CQ has a dedicated team of education consultants that will support your Centre and give reliable and professional advice, we ensure that all Centres are kept up-to-date with the latest tutor and learner support materials.

Our Commitment to Centres

At CQ we work closely with our Centres to support the delivery of training programmes. We focus on quality and are committed to the highest standards of training. We promote good training initiatives and work proactively with our Centres to develop these.



Here’s what our Centres had to say:

‘Since moving to CQ, we have found them very approachable and extremely helpful. From a teaching point of view, the syllabus is comprehensive, guiding and gives clear detail as to what is expected, and given the research that CQ have conducted, will produce trained Veterinary Nurses that the profession has indicated it needs’.

Abbeydale Vetlink


‘We feel that the Central Qualifications Veterinary Nursing Diploma offers a number of positive features. Everything is geared towards helping the students to feel more at ease as they sit their examinations, which can only benefit the students and, ultimately, the profession’.

Bridgwater College


‘The CQ staff are incredibly helpful and we feel as though we have been treated like royalty! We have received lots of valuable information, and any additional information requested has been provided quickly and efficiently’.

Plumpton College

If you’d like to become a CQ approved Centre, please call: 01359 245316 or email: