Advanced Certificate in Dog Care, Dog Training and Psychology

Love dogs and want a career with them as a trainer, behaviorist, or care expert? Try the Advanced Certificate in Dog Care, Training, and Psychology. Learn the skills you need to work with dogs daily, even if you're a beginner.
Course Provider
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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Self-Paced Learning

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Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan starting from $25 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
The course will take 200 hours to complete. You have up to 12 months to complete your course with flexible self-paced learning.
Study this course 100% online from the comfort of your own home, anywhere in Australia.
Career Outcomes
  • Dog Care Expert
  • Professional Dog Trainer/Handler
  • Doggy Daycare Business Owner
  • Dog Breeder
  • Pet Shop Employee/Manager
  • Animal Welfare Officer
  • Dog Care Specialist
  • Dog Walker
  • Dog Psychologist
  • Dog Behaviour Analyst
Course Modules
  1. Introduction To Dog Care
  2. Canine Biology
  3. Dog Nutrition
  4. Dog Healthcare
  5. Dog Breeds
  6. Breeding
  7. Grooming
  8. Nature and Scope of Canine Psychology
  9. Canine Senses
  10. Understanding Natural Canine Behaviour
  11. Canine Behavioural Development
  12. Canine Behavioural Disorders
  13. Basic Dog Training
  14. Dog Obedience Training
  15. Controlling a Dogs Movement
  16. Training Working Dog
Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • A tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs.
  • A certificate officially recognising your successful completion of the course.
A rewarding career

Have a passion for our canine best friends? Ever wanted to run your own dog training classes? Always wondering what your best friend is thinking? Introducing the Advanced Certificate in Dog Care, Dog Training and Psychology.

This course is designed to provide you with a better understanding of the needs of dogs, how they think and the psychology behind it. You will also gain valuable skills to train a new pet to the family or working dog to the farm. Dog training is an ever-growing industry so there is no better time to jump into this fantastic industry and turn your passion into a rewarding career.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider


Courses4me is one of Australia’s newest online education providers. They endeavour to provide their students with engaging content to encourage them along their career path. All of their courses are provided 100% online and are created by industry experts. Courses4Me caters to the upskiller, the side hustler, the returning to-work mums and dads, and those who just have a passion for learning. Courses4Me offers versatile online courses across fields like animal welfare, youth work, business, and psychology, designed by industry experts for upskillers, career changers, and lifelong learners, ensuring flexibility and comprehensive support.
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