Veterinary Specialist

Veterinary SpecialistsMinimum Standards for Specialisation

 

What options are available for registration as a veterinary specialist?

1. A prescribed academic qualification and registration as a veterinarian with the SAVC.

or  

2. Successful completion of the Council-approved specialist registration examination and registration as a veterinarian with the SAVC. After a written application and approval by Council a candidate will register upon successful completion of the Council-approved specialist registration examination and registration as a veterinarian with the SAVC.  All training information will have to be submitted together with  a request to sit the Council registration examination.   

or

3. A foreign qualification recognised for registration as a specialist in the country of origin, peer evaluation by a panel of registered specialists appointed by the SAVC and registration as a veterinarian with the SAVC. Council will assess a post graduate qualification for registration as a veterinary specialist on application if the applicant is not the holder of a prescribed post graduate qualification. Application for assessment of post graduate qualification not prescribed in terms of the Act.

Peer evaluation form

Application for registration as a veterinary specialist

Links to African Council websites

Veterinary Statutory Bodies in Africa
http://www.rr-africa.oie.int/en/RC/en_vsbs.html

Veterinary Council of Namibia
http://www.van.org.na/section.php?secid=10

Veterinary Council of Zimbabwe (department of livestock and veterinary services)
http://www.dlvs.gov.zw/

Kenya Veterinary Board
http://kenyavetboard.org/

Veterinary Council of Tanzania
http://www.mifugouvuvi.go.tz/vertinary-council-of-tanzania/

Botswana Veterinary Association
http://www.bva.org.bw/bva_content.php?id=2

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