Certificate in Dog Training and Care

Start Your Dream Career Working With Dogs

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.

Graphic depicting two scenes of pet owners with their animals. On the left, a man gently embraces a ginger cat, both sitting comfortably at home. On the right, a woman stands outdoors, happily holding a leash while her excited white dog looks up at her. Both settings include lush green plants, creating a peaceful atmosphere of human-animal bonding.
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.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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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 Fees Include

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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.

About The Course

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

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.

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 behavioral disorders, and even learn how to train working dogs. To deepen your understanding and expertise, consider enrolling in our dog psychology courses, which provide further insights into the mental and emotional processes of dogs. The dog care section will guide you through canine biology, common illnesses, and their treatments, grooming, and much more. To expand your expertise further, consider our animal training courses. These courses offer additional depth and specialized training that can enhance your ability to care for and understand animals across a range of contexts.

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. Upon completion, you'll receive a dog training certificate, enhancing your credentials and marketability. So why wait? Unlock the door to a fulfilling career and a happier, healthier canine companion today.

Study from $25 Per Week

Want to study for the Certificate in Dog Training & Care but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! This course comes with a super affordable payment plan option. Simply pay as low as $25 per week towards until the course is paid off and stress less.

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