Official Controls Qualification
(Veterinary) OCQ(V)

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If you are responding to a reminder email and intending on revalidating then you are already registered and can log in here using your email address. You do NOT need to register for access.
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Please register below to enrol for training:

  • A one-off registration fee of £59.00 plus VAT is payable.
  • For final year veterinary students a registration fee of £49.00 plus VAT is payable.

Payments can be made online via our secure credit/debit card payments system. Once registered, your personal training dashboard login details will be sent to you by email so please enter your email address(es) carefully when registering.

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I have accessed the latest version of the RCVS Code and refreshed my knowledge of the following sections: Clinical Governance and Certification

I understand that I must carry out OV duties in a manner which is impartial and free from conflicts of interest

I have read and agree to the Terms and conditions

I would like to be kept informed of other Improve International veterinary training programmes

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