Certificate in Dog Care and Training

Transform your love for dogs into a career with our Certificate in Dog Care and Training. Learn about dog behavior, nutrition, health care, grooming, and basic training. Become a professional dog trainer or strengthen your relationship with your own furry friend.
Course Provider
Careerhouse
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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Self-Paced

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Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan starting from $26 per week

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Enjoy the flexibility of online learning with 12 months of access time to complete your course.
Delivery
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated tutor support.
Career Outcomes
  • Animal Shelter Assistant
  • Dog Groomer
  • Pet Shop Assistant
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Dog Trainer or Behaviorist
  • Dog Handler
Course Modules
  1. Dog Care
  2. Introduction to Dog Care
  3. Canine Biology
  4. Dog Health Part 1
  5. Dog Health Part 2 – Illnesses and Treatments
  6. Dog Breeds
  7. Breeding
  8. Dog Behaviour and Training
  9. Grooming
  10. Other Dog Services
  11. Dog Psychology and Training
  12. Nature and Scope of Canine Psychology 
  13. Canine Senses 
  14. Understanding Natural Canine Behaviour 
  15. Canine Behavioural Development 
  16. Canine Behavioural Disorders 
  17. Basic Dog Training 
  18. Dog Obedience Training 
  19. Controlling a Dogs Movement 
  20. Training Working Dogs
Course Fees Include
  • All the required study and course materials.
  • 24/7 online access to the course learning portal to study when you want.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days per week.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.
  • 12 months total access to the course materials allowing you to self-pace your study.
  • Upon enrolment unlock access to LinkedIn Learning which offers over 10,000 on-demand courses to help you learn and achieve success.
  • 5-day satisfaction guarantee.
Payment Options

You can choose either an interest-free weekly payment plan starting from just $26 per week or you can pay the course fees upfront, with a substantial discount. 

To get the total course cost you’ll need to talk to Career House’s course advisors as pricing is based on the payment option selected, qualification type, your individual study requirements, course options and additions and current promotions.

Course Accreditation

International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC) Endorsed

Career House is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises quality and excellence in education providers in tertiary education.

Assessments

Assessments are a critical step in the learning process. They help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your tutor identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course.

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Course Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to enrol in this course. However, you must be able to read, analyse and comprehend printed information in English. You must be able to write statements and solve problems to complete the course. You must also have reliable access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and have basic computer skills.

About the course

Designed to give you a comprehensive introduction to dog care and pyschology, whether it be to care for a pet at home or if you work with dogs, and how to understand their behaviours to improve the way you train and care for them. This course will provide a solid foundation, exploring a dog’s anatomy and physiology, their nutrition and heath, breeding and different methods of training dogs.

Who will this course interest?

This course is a beginner level course and may be of interest to people working, or aspiring to work in dog shelters, kennels, rescue shelters and for those who want to start their own dog care or dog training business.

For your dream job, research its requirements before enrolling. Different roles need specific skills and qualifications. Our advisors can help if you're unsure.

Assessment

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Approval & Recognition

Careerhouse is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises institutions who aspire to excellence in tertiary education.

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

About the Course Provider

Careerhouse

Careerhouse offers online, industry-relevant short courses. They carefully select and partner with industry leading educators and learning institutions to make relevant, practical and interactive courses available online. Whether you’re looking to upskill, transition to a new industry, start your own business or take your hobby to the next level, Careerhouse can help get you there.
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