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Certificate in

Dog Care & Training

Course Overview



This course can be paid off through an interest-free payment plan of between $25 – $30 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.



2 subjects made up of 25 lessons. The amount of study time required to complete this course is approximately 200 hours of study.



Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.



A Certificate of Attainment will be issued upon completion of your course. 



Access to your course online 24/7, allowing you to study when it suits your schedule. When you are ready to learn, the learning management system is ready to teach.

Do you dream about working with dogs? Are you passionate about the wellbeing of dogs and love the idea of building a career around these four-legged friends? Then our Dog Care and Dog Training course is ideal for you!

In this course, you will learn everything from the domestication of dogs, alpha theory & dominance, instinctive behaviours, dog disorders & phobias, common behaviours & influencing factors, core training techniques, specialist training dependent on breeds, different dog-related industries, essential dog care practices… plus much more.

If you are enthusiastic about building your knowledge of dogs and developing your expertise to kick-start a career surrounded by these adorable furry faces, this certificate is the perfect place to start!

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Course Outline

Module 1 – Dog Psychology and Training

  • Unit 1 – Domestication of Dogs
  • Unit 2 – Behavioural Theories
  • Unit 3 – Physical Components
  • Unit 4 – Behavioural Characteristics
  • Unit 5 – Development and Disorders
  • Unit 6 – Common Behaviours
  • Unit 7 – Fearful and Aggression
  • Unit 8 – Training
  • Unit 9 – Training Processes, Procedures and Techniques
  • Unit 10 – Training Commands
  • Unit 11 – Control
  • Unit 12 – Specialist Training
  • Unit 13 – Sensory Specialists
  • Unit 14 – Industries

Module 2 – Dog Care

  • Unit 1 – Dog Care
  • Unit 2 – Reproduction
  • Unit 3 – Breeding
  • Unit 4 – Nutrition
  • Unit 5 – Breed Specifications
  • Unit 6 – Considerations and Decisions
  • Unit 7 – Health Management
  • Unit 8 – Behavioural Management
  • Unit 9 – Professional Services
  • Unit 10 – Careers and Professional Industries
  • Unit 11 – Scope of Dog Industries
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