Certificate in Dog Care and Training
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Dog Care and Training

Do you dream of working with dogs every day? Looking for a career change? Maybe you’d like to turn your love for animals into a career. It’s no secret that working with dogs is a dream job for many of us and we might find ourselves Googling ‘jobs working with animals’ or ‘how to become a dog trainer’!

Luckily in Australia there is an abundance of dog care jobs out there waiting for you, once you’re qualified.

Our Certificate in Dog Care and Training will equip you with the knowledge you’ll need to reach your goals. Plus you’ll study online at your own pace.

Certificate in Dog Care and Training


Certificate in Dog Care and Training



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CERTIFICATE IN Dog Care and Training

Course Overview

The Certificate in Dog Care and Training gives you a thorough understanding of their health care needs, dog psychology and behaviour, grooming requirements, dog training techniques and commands, along with variations of dog breeds and more!

This industry focused course is suitable for anyone who wants to work with dogs in a training environment or for those who simply just want to develop their knowledge to care for them more. Our dog training course will help you develop your understanding of dogs and open up doors to your dream job!

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Certificate In Dog Care and Training

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Course Units
Module 1 
  • Domestication of Dogs
  • Characteristics
  • Physical Components
  • Behavioural Characteristics
  • Clinical Issues
  • Behavioural Disorders
  • Aggression
  • Training
  • Training Processes, Procedures, And Techniques
  • Training Commands
  • Control
  • Specialist Training
  • Sensory Specialists
  • Industries
Module 2 
  • Introduction to Dog Care
  • Canine Biology
  • Dog Health Part 1
  • Dog Health Part 2
  • Dog Breeds
  • Breeding
  • Dog Behaviour and Training
  • Grooming
  • Other Dog Services
Who might be interested in this course?

Those looking for a career as a:

  • Dog Trainers
  • Dog Walkers
  • Boarding Kennels/Animal Shelters
  • Animal Welfare/Animal Rescue
  • Pet Sitters

This could be working for someone else or even starting your own canine or pet setting business.

Here’s some information that might help:

Course Features
  • All course material is provided for students and included within the course fees.
  • You’ll have access to Tutor Support Monday to Saturday via email or phone.
  • Graduate with an official certificate recognising your successful completion of the course.
  • Receive an academic transcript of all the units completed.
  • A letter of recommendation for any current or future employer.
  • Assistance in either setting up a LinkedIn profile or CV/Cover letters.
  • A three-day cooling off period to ensure you’re happy with the course of your choice.
What Our Students Say

“This course was so great in helping me learn so much more about dogs. I have a lot of confidence now in taking the next step in my career thanks to this course! They were so helpful and always provided feedback on my assignments after completion and was always there if I needed a hand! If you’re interested in a dog care or training course this is it!!” – Kiara

 “I’m really happy with my course I find it so much easier than tafe and this course gives me the confidence to gain a certificate and reach my dream working with dogs in the future.” – Ebony

 Read some of the stories from students that have completed the Certificate in Dog Care and Training.


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