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Pet Obedience Trainer Certificate

Qualification: Short Course
Study mode: Flexible
Course fees: $100 deposit or SAVE 15% – pay upfront
Duration: Max 18 months
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates

About this course

The Open Colleges Pet Obedience Trainer Certificate teaches you essential methods of disciplining and training dogs. Studying this course, you will learn about canine behaviour, perception and training, and gain insight into how dogs learn and communicate.

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Eligibility

To be eligible for this course you need to meet the basic English language requirements.

Areas of study

The subjects you’ll study in this program include:

  • Introduction to the dog training profession
  • Sensory abilities of the dog
  • How dogs learn
  • Social behaviour and communication
  • Conditioning
  • Applied dog behaviour
  • House training and crate training
  • Testing and selection of dogs
  • Testing and selection of dog breeders

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

How will this course advance my career?

Anyone owning or working with dogs needs to have a good understanding of animal discipline and obedience.

Open Colleges offers this Pet Obedience Trainer Certificate to teach you discipline concepts and ways to motivate dogs. You will also study areas such as grooming, exercise, nutrition and other health requirements.

You will receive training that will enable you to start out in the dog training, show dog or kennelling industries, or other jobs working with animals. This education and training can be applied in your own backyard with your own pets.

How else will I benefit from this certificate?

  • Upon completion of this course you will be awarded an Open Collges Pet Obedience Trainer Certificate.
  • Advance your skills in working with animals both domestically and professionally.
  • Flexible study: studying by correspondence means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.
  • Extra learning materials provided, including textbook and videos.

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Want more information about the career benefits of this course? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.

This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

Student support

As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

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