This is a comprehensive hands-on K9 Trainer Course that combines classroom study and practical application. This course is approved for VA Education Benefits (GI Bill). This course will teach and certify a student as a Full Service K9 Trainer upon successful completion. If your goals are to be a departmental trainer, open a dog training facility, train dogs, or work as a contractor then this is the course for you. This course will prepare a student to train dogs on a professional level. This curriculum may be adapted to your specific needs within the realms of obedience training, detection training, tracking training, and aggression training.
- A Student will use what they are taught to have an applicable understanding of the canine behavior, canine behavior modification, and canine training techniques.
- A student will apply what they have been taught to open or manage a dog training facility, run a departmental K9 Unit, or train working dogs as a contractor.
- A student will acquire the tools and resources needed to further their career in the canine training field.
- A student will use techniques taught in this course to effectively train dogs as a professional dog trainer or consultant.