Terms & Conditions



  • Students must be over 18 years of age
  • Students must hold 4 GCSE passes (one in English) or provide proof of an equivalent standard.
  • Evidence of the above will be required in writing

The ETTC is accreditied by the International Equine Thermography Association (IETA) and all ETTC students are automatically invited to join the IETA with a years free student membership. More details please see the IETA website.


Students will be expected to have Public Indemnity Insurance. It is recommended any insurance also includes business equipment, (especially IR camera) and personal accident cover.


The Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 main aim is to prevent lay persons from practising 'veterinary surgery' which is defined as:

a)     The diagnosis of disease in and injuries to, animals including tests performed on animals for diagnostic purposes;

b)     The giving of advice based upon such diagnosis;

c)     The medical or surgical treatment of animals;

d)     The performance of surgical operations upon animals.

By enrolling on its courses the ETTC requires all its students to respect the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 particularly a) and b) above, by never attempting to diagnose or make any claim of diagnosis nor purport to embrace diagnostic skills using thermal images unless they are a qualified, registered Veterinary Surgeon (MRCVS) or overseas recognised equivalent (DVM).


A deposit of 50% of the course fee is required at the time of booking with the remaining balance due 3 weeks before the module start date.


The ETTC may cancel the Module at any time up to 7 days prior to the Module Date. If cancelled then all Course Fees paid by the student will be refunded to them or transferred to an alternative date.  If the student cancels up to 3 weeks before the Module start date 50% of the deposit is refundable. If cancellation is made after the final payment due date or if the student leaves part way through, then the full fee will be payable.

Please Note: The ETTC reserves the right to review and update the Entry Requirements at any time.

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