Course Details

Dog Trainer Certificate Course Details

Now available online or face to face. Do what works best for you.

All course start with online Study

  • Evolution/Domestication
  • Understand the Role of Dog Training Instructor
  • Learn about the National Occupational Standards – you need to tick all the boxes
  • Operant and Classical Conditioning
  • Understand the Puppy and the importance of it’s early weeks
  • Introduction to Adult Learning
  • Start planning for your own classes

All course include:

    • Put the online learning into context
    • How dogs learn – transferring this to a practical aspect
    • What do you need to teach in a class
    • How do you teach dogs and people in a class, outdoors in a field!
  • Practice teaching sessions
  • Develop your 6 week Lesson Plan
  • Practice your 6 week Lesson Plan
  • Preparing your Customer Packs/FAQ sheets for classes
  • An intro the Business aspect/customer care

On Completion of the Course, Further online study:

  • Develop your knowledge of Adult Learning
  • Deeper learning on Managing Groups
  • The Business Aspect /Customer Care
  • Insurance information (kindly provided by Cliverton Insurance)

All of the above leads to your Certificate of Attendance

Gain your Level 1 Accreditation by reaching our standard

Video evidence, case study evidence, testimonial evidence, of teaching your 6 week lesson plan

Come back and complete Level 2 – also available online

  • Advance your skills and learning
  • Take on more difficult dogs
  • Progress your class activities – Learn how to teach The National Dog Training Academy Tree of Achievement
  • Improve your teaching skills
  • Take a license if you choose or continue alone with our support
  • Book level 1 and 2 at the same time to get your discount

Online Version – Just £540

The online version can be completed over 3 months or 6 months, so you can spread your payments in an affordable way for you.
  • The online version has the option of attending for a teaching day
  • Assessments by video, case study and testimonials
  • Teaching by video and virtual classroom sessions
  • Gain certificate of attendance
  • Reach the required standard and evidence teaching your 6 week plan to gain Level 1 accreditation

Face to Face Version – £800 (Add part 2 and get both for just £960)

  • This is available by 3 day attendance during a week day or 2 long day attendance over a weekend
  • Includes online study pre and post course
  • Gain certificate of attendance
  • Reach the required standard and evidence teaching your 6 week plan to gain Level 1 accreditation

And when you’re ready …..

Further study days to take you to specialist topics: (also available online)

  • Pet gundog
  • Fun, safe, dog physio approved agility
  • Hoopers
  • Scent identification

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Please be sure to read our terms and conditions and note any payments are non-refundable. We are always happy to credit your payment to an alternative course if, for reasons beyond your control, you are unable to make the course you book for but our aim is to make sure you achieve your goal.

Start your own Profitable Dog Training School

Due to huge demand we are now looking to develop our existing operations through new strategic licensing opportunities with the right individuals.