Certificate in Dog Training and Care

The Certificate in Dog Training & Care is your comprehensive guide to understanding your four-legged friend on a deeper level. Learn everything from canine anatomy and physiology to practical training tips tailored for specific breeds. This isn't just another dog training course, it's a journey into the science of dog care, offering invaluable insights into nutrition and health.
Course Provider
The Learning Group
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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One-on-One Mentor and Student Support Advisor

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Upfront (with a discount) or an interest-free weekly payment plan starting from $25 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Self-paced. Approximately 200 hours to complete the course, which has 2 key modules made up of 18 subjects. 
Delivery
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.
Career Outcomes

This course is aimed at people interested in working in:

  • Dog Care
  • Dog Grooming
  • Dog Training
  • Pet Sitting 
  • Doggy Daycare
  • Dog Walking
  • Dog Boarding or Kennels
  • Pet Shops
  • Canine Behaviour
  • Dog Services & Products
Course Modules

Module 1: Dog Psychology & Training BAG221

  • Nature and Scope of Canine Psychology
  • Canine Senses
  • Understanding Natural Canine Behaviour
  • Canine Behavioural Development
  • Canine Behavioural Disorders
  • Basic Dog Training
  • Dog Obedience Training
  • Controlling a Dogs Movement
  • Training Working Dogs

Canine psychology and behaviour is vitally important for anyone who works with dogs or keeps them as a companion animal. Do you understand why your dog behaves the way it does? Do you want to work as a dog trainer, doggy daycare owner or pet sitter? This course can ensure you know how to understand your canine clients, their behaviour and needs.

Module 2: Dog Care BAG105

  • Introduction to Dog Care
  • Canine Biology
  • Dog Health Part 1
  • Dog Health Part 2 -Illnesses and Treatments
  • Dog Breeds
  • Breeding
  • Dog Behaviour and Training
  • Grooming
  • Other Dog Services

You'll gain a well-rounded understanding of canine care, covering everything from breeding to behaviour and training. You'll also delve into essential topics like nutrition, healthcare, and exercise. The course offers insights into canine anatomy and tackles common health issues and by the end, you'll be equipped with the knowledge to provide comprehensive care for dogs, ensuring their well-being and happiness.

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • A certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days a week.
Who Will This Course Interest?

This course is a beginner-level course and will lay a sound foundation of knowledge and skills that can grow with experience and further study. Dog training and care is a competitive field, and this course will help you develop and strengthen your skills and knowledge to ensure you stand out from the competitors. Learning about the fundamentals of dog psychology and training, while understanding how to care for dogs are broad skills that can be useful and implemented in any animal industry working with dogs.

Student Support

You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support advisor, mentor and course consultants, who are available 5 days per week.

Assessments

Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving on to the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors 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, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.

Certification

Upon completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for each certificate completed and a Certificate of Completion.

Summary

Ever wondered why your dog chews on furniture when you’re not home, or why it won’t stop barking at the mailman? These aren’t just quirks; they’re clues into your dog’s psychology and behaviour. The Certificate in Dog Training & Care is your comprehensive guide to understanding your four-legged friend on a deeper level. Learn everything from canine anatomy and physiology to practical training tips tailored for specific breeds. This isn’t just another dog training course, it’s a journey into the science of dog care, offering invaluable insights into nutrition and health.

Course Outline

Unveil the Secrets to a Happier, Healthier Canine Companion: Your Ultimate Guide to Dog Training & Care

Imagine a life where your dog not only listens to your commands but also lives a healthier, happier life. This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to make that a reality. The curriculum is split into two comprehensive parts: dog psychology and training and dog care. You’ll explore the nature and scope of canine psychology, delve into canine behavioural disorders, and even learn how to train working dogs. The second, dog care will guide you through canine biology, common illnesses and their treatments, grooming, and much more.

This course doesn’t just offer theoretical knowledge; it prepares you for real-world applications. Whether you’re eyeing a career in pet sitting, dog grooming, training, or even starting your own doggy daycare this course lays a solid foundation that will set you apart from the competition. So why wait? Unlock the door to a fulfilling career and a happier, healthier canine companion today.

Module 1: Dog Psychology & Training (100 hours)

Canine psychology and behaviour is vitally important for anyone who works with dogs or keeps them as a companion animal. Do you understand why your dog behaves the way it does? Do you want to work as a dog trainer, doggy daycare owner or pet sitter? This course can ensure you know how to understand your canine clients, their behaviour and needs.

Module 2: Dog Care (100 hours)

You’ll gain a well-rounded understanding of canine care, covering everything from breeding to behaviour and training. You’ll also delve into essential topics like nutrition, healthcare, and exercise. The course offers insights into canine anatomy and tackles common health issues and by the end, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge to provide comprehensive care for dogs, ensuring their well-being and happiness.

Assessment

Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors 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, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.

Approval & Recognition

The Learning Group 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.

Who will this course interest?

This course is a beginner-level course and will lay a sound foundation of knowledge and skills that can grow with experience and further study. Dog training and care is a competitive field, and this course will help you develop and strengthen your skills and knowledge to ensure you stand out from the competitors. Learning about the fundamentals of dog psychology and training, while understanding how to care for dogs are broad skills that can be useful and implemented in any animal industry working with dogs.

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

About the Course Provider

The Learning Group

Whether you want to stand out from the competition, move into a new industry or turn your passion into a career, The Learning Group courses are designed to help you get ahead and stay ahead. They have a student-first approach, so you can study your way, when and how it suits you. Their courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle, so you can continue to work and study at the same time. You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support mentor and their experienced course consultants, who are available to you 5 days a week. The pathway to success looks different for everyone. As a Learning Group student, you will have the opportunity to further study with their well-rounded study program with industry associations and partnerships to deliver personal development and career success. Plus, they partner with industry leading education providers, so you can unlock access to LinkedIn Learning. The Learning Group offers a wide range of onlince courses in Australia, from Aged Care to Zoology, tailored for flexible learning. Their student-first approach ensures you can study at your own pace, balancing work and education. With industry partnerships and LinkedIn Learning access, these courses support career advancement and personal development, making it ideal for those looking to enhance their skills or pivot to new careers entirely, all through online study.
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