Improve Veterinary Education

Improve Veterinary Education Australia - the veterinary education specialist that is veterinary owned and run. We develop postgraduate training and education for veterinarians, nurses and technicians.

Our mission is to offer high quality CPD to the Australian and New Zealand veterinary community.  Programs are designed to advance knowledge and skills, leading to better patient outcomes and also for career engagement, through additional qualifications.

CPD includes completely online courses, blended learning programs and practical workshops. Our education is made for working veterinary professionals; is supported by discipline specialists and is relevant to everday clinical practice.

Both the vet nurse and vet online learning programs are accredited training for post-graduate certification, by examination, with the International School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies.

In addition, our courses offer prospective candidates a route for preparation for Membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists examination.

Courses for 2024

Enrol Anytime

Accelerated Emergency Program

February 2024

Small Animal Surgery - Soft Tissue Year Online and Practical Learning Program

Feline Practice Online Learning Program

March 2024

Emergency & Critical Care Membership Preparation Program

April 2024

Oncology Online Learning Program

May 2024

Dermatology Online Learning Program

Cardiology Online Learning Program 

June 2024

Small Animal Medicine Online Learning Program

July 2024

Neurology Online Learning Program
(details to come)

Exotic Animal Practice Online Learning Program

September 2024


October 2024

Computed Tomography Online Learning Program
(details to come)

VETS - Fast Track Weekend Workshops

11 & 12 February 2024
Introduction to Abdominal Ultrasound (Brisbane)

4 & 5 May 2024
Introduction to Echocardiography (Brisbane)

19 & 20 October 2024
Introduction to Abdominal Ultrasound (Brisbane)

9 & 10 November 2024
Introduction to Echocardiography (Brisbane)

NURSES/TECHS - Online Learning Programs

March 2024
Elevate Emergency Nursing Program

Feline Nursing Online Learning Program

June 2024
Nursing Anaesthesia Online Learning Program

Surgical Nursing Online Learning Program

July 2024
Medical Nursing Online Learning Program

Transfusion Medicine Online Learning Program

Advanced Anaesthesia Nursing Online Learning Program

CPD recording

VCNZ recommended area(s) of competence for well-rounded development:

  • Critical reasoning (how you think)
  • Personal wellbeing (how you feel)
  • Professional identity (who you are)


All registrations are done through the Improve Veterinary Education website.

For more information please contact the friendly Improve Team on +61 490 555 405 or at