Certificate In Dog Care and Training

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Course Overview

Do you have a passion for dogs? Looking for a career change? It’s no secret that working for dogs is a dream job for many of us! Luckily in Australia there is an abundance of dog care jobs out there waiting for you, once you’re qualified.

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

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

Course Details


Certificate In Dog Care and Training

Course Duration

150 hours of study from start to finish 

Tutor Support

Monday to Saturday via email or phone contact 

Study Mode

100% Online

Start Date

Enrol anytime

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
Career Pathways
  • Certified Dog Trainer
  • Dog Walker
  • Boarding Kennels/Animal Shelters
  • Animal Welfare/Animal Rescue
  • Pet Sitting
Course Features
  • All course material is provided for students and included within the course fees.

  • Network with other likeminded students in our interactive online learning platform.

  • 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.

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