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Certificate in Canine Care and Training

Become a Dog Trainer, Behaviorist or Start Your Own Dog Business

Boost your canine expertise with the Certificate in Canine Care and Training, covering dog psychology, communication, nutrition, exercise, hygiene, and effective practical training techniques.

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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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Course Overview

Course Modules

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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 Fees Include

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Payment Options

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

About The Course

Passionate About Pooches? This Course Was Made for You!

Are you passionate about a man's best friend? Have you considered a career working with dogs, either in dog training, behavior, or care? Introducing the Certificate in Dog Care and Dog Training, enhanced by our online courses in Australia. This unique course will teach you the skills and knowledge necessary to work with dogs and guide you on how to successfully launch your very own dog training, behavior, or doggy daycare business. You will gain an abundance of knowledge, such as understanding how canine animals think and communicate, how to care for dogs through nutrition, exercise, and hygiene, and how to provide effective practical training for dogs. Enjoy fun learning and start a career you love!

Study for $25 per week

Want to study this course but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! You can study this course for just $25 per week, on an interest-free payment plan. This course also has a low total course cost so you won’t have to fork out thousands of dollars to upgrade your skills.


"The units where well laid out and easy to understand giving knowledge in a variety of areas of dogs anatomy, health care, nutritional requirements, dog breeds and differences amongst them, training, social structure, dog behaviour, giving basic understanding in other areas in the dog care industry just to name a few. It is one of the best course layouts I have come across and with additional tutor assistance and feedback to further your understanding sets it apart from many other institutes." - Jade