Certificate in Canine Care and Training

Boost your canine expertise with the Certificate in Canine Care and Training, covering dog psychology, communication, nutrition, exercise, hygiene, and effective practical training techniques.
Course Provider
My Learning Online
(RTO 22557)
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Flexible Online Delivery

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Payment Plans From $25 Per Week

Course Overview

Start Date
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This course is approximately 15 weeks in duration but you have up to 24 months to complete it by self-paced study.
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Career Outcomes
  • Dog Trainer
  • Dog Walker
  • Dog Daycare Worker / Business Owner
  • Canine Veterinary Assistant
  • Canine Welfare Officer
  • Dog Kennel Attendant
  • Dog Shelter Employee
Course Modules

Subject 1: Introduction

Subject 2: Canine Anatomy and History

Subject 3: Canine Classification

Subject 4: Canine Behavioural Development

Subject 5: Basic Care of Dogs

Subject 6: Brushing and Bathing Dogs

Subject 7: Canine Psychology

Subject 8: Recognising and Modifying Canine Behaviour

Subject 9: Undesirable Domestic Behaviours

Subject 10: Foundations of Obedience Training

Subject 11: Dog Obedience Training

Subject 12: In The Workplace OHS

Subject 13: Assessments 

Course Fees Include
  • All required study materials and course notes.
  • A course tutor to help you every step of the way and answer any questions you have.
  • A certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications.
  • Transcripts indicating units completed.
  • Online 24/7 access to your course through the learning portal allowing you to study when it suits your schedule.
  • Lifetime access to the course content allowing you to have a refresher whenever you need.
Payment Options

Upfront payment or flexible payment plan starting from $25 per week. Only Australian Citizens & Permanent Residents are eligible for payment plans.

Why this course?

Have you always dreamed of working with dogs? Are you excited to learn how to provide the best life possible for our four-legged friends? Then our Canine Care and Training Course is a perfect choice for you.

To work with dogs requires a thorough understanding of their needs, as well as their natural behaviour. This course will equip you to care for and communicate with dogs effectively. Gaining insight into how to bring out the best in your dogs, or the dogs of others.

As well as obedience training techniques, this course provides a background in canine psychology and anatomy. Elevate your understanding of natural behaviours. You’ll master dog care essentials such as feeding, grooming, bathing, parasites & dog first aid. Allowing you to work on improving the lives of dogs and their owners everywhere, including your own.

Tutor Support

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.


This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.

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

About the Course Provider

My Learning Online

Learning Online is a new-age education provider with the mission of delivering practical skills to Australians so that you can get the most out of life. They specialise in carefully crafted short courses to deliver you the skills you’ll need to succeed. By partnering with industry experts their courses are highly relevant to what’s occurring in the industry right now. This means that when you graduate from a Learning Online course, you’ll be able to start applying those skills and create an impact in your role from day one. My Learning Online provides a broad selection of flexible online courses, offering practical skills in fields such as agriculture, animal care, business, and photography. Developed with industry experts, these courses ensure immediate relevance and applicability across various sectors. Ideal for those looking to advance their career, switch industries, or pursue a passion, My Learning Online's courses allow for flexible, online study, enabling learners to gain essential skills and knowledge at their own pace and convenience.
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