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Full Service K9 Trainer Course

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.

Course Objectives

  • 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.

Course Information

  • COURSE COST
    • Tuition: $10,500.00
    • Equipment: Optional
    • Lodging: Student
  • COURSE LENGTH
    • 320 Hours (8 Weeks)
  • STUDENT TYPES
    • US Veterans with GI Bill Benefits
    • Law Enforcement/Government Personnel
    • Others May Attend Upon Approval
  • Over 30 Hours of Classroom Instruction that includes:
    • Record Keeping
    • Training Needs Assessment
    • Canine Nutrition
    • First Aid
    • Emergency Vet Care
    • Canine Behavior, Modification, Training Techniques
    • Drives & Traits
    • Decoy Techniques
    • Kennel Maintenance
    • Problem Solving
    • Client Interaction/Consulting
    • Obedience Training
    • Tracking Dog Training
    • Detection Dog Training
    • Agression & Control Training
    • Search Techniques
    • Proficiency Training
    • Training Aid Storage, Maintenance, and Accountability
    • Properties of Scent
  • Will Combine Theory (rules, ideas, principles, and techniques) and Practical Skill
  • Objectives that the student trainer must learn and demonstrate by:
    • Organized Based on a Curriculum
    • Written Exams
    • Practical Exercise Exams
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Full Service Handler Course

This is a comprehensive hands-on 240 hours K9 Handler Course that combines classroom study and practical application.  This course may provide training in the areas of Obedience, Drug Detection, Explosives Detection, Tracking, Article Search, and Patrol.  Each attendee will have an opportunity to certify with their dog as a full service team.

*Enrollment in this course is based on current availability of dog. 

Areas of Enrollment for this course:

  • Patrol Dog Only
  • Explosives Detection & Patrol
  • Drug Detection & Patrol
  • Explosives Detection, Tracking & Patrol
  • Drug Detection, Tracking, & Patrol

Course Objectives

  • A student will use what they are taught to handle and continue training a full service dog upon leaving training.
  • A student will apply what they have been taught in this course to maintain a level of proficiency in their full service dog team operations to be deemed reliable in court.
  • A student will apply their knowledge to maintain a police working dog.
  • A student will use techniques taught in this course to effectively handle and deploy as a full service dog team.

Course Information

  • COURSE COST
    • Tuition: $11,500.00
    • Equipment & Dog Included
    • Lodging: Available at additional cost
  • COURSE LENGTH
    • 240 Hours (6 Weeks)
  • STUDENT TYPES
    • VA Student – GI Bill
    • Law Enforcement/Government Personnel
    • Others May Attend Upon Approval
  • Over 20 Hours of Classroom Instruction that includes:
    • Record Keeping
    • Training Needs Assessment
    • Canine Nutrition
    • First Aid
    • Emergency Vet Care
    • Canine Behavior, Modification, Handling Techniques
    • Decoy Techniques
    • Kennel Maintenance
    • Problem Solving
    • Obedience Training
    • Tracking Dog Training
    • Drug Detection Dog Training
    • Aggression & Control Training
    • Search Techniques
    • Proficiency Training
    • Training Aid Storage, Maintenance, and Accountability
    • Properties of Scent
  • Will Combine Theory (rules, ideas, principles, and techniques) and Practical Skill
  • Objectives that the student trainer must learn and demonstrate by:
    • Organized Based on a Curriculum
    • Written Exams
    • Practical Exercise Exams
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Obedience Trainer Course

This is a comprehensive hands-on Dog Obedience 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 Obedience Dog Trainer upon successful completion. If your goals are to be a professional dog trainer, open a dog training facility, or gain employment training dogs in the area of obedience 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.

Course Objectives

  • A Student will use what they are taught to have an applicable understanding of the canine behavior, canine behavior modification, and canine obedience training techniques.
  • A student will apply what they have been taught to train dogs in the area of obedience.
  • 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.

Course Information

  • COURSE COST
    • Tuition: $8,500.00
    • Equipment: Optional
    • Lodging: Student
  • COURSE LENGTH
    • 200 Hours (5 Weeks)
  • STUDENT TYPES
    • US Veterans with GI Bill Benefits
    • Law Enforcement/Government Personnel
    • Others May Attend Upon Approval
  • Over 15 Hours of Classroom Instruction that includes:
    • Record Keeping
    • Training Needs Assessment
    • Canine Nutrition
    • First Aid
    • Emergency Vet Care
    • Canine Behavior, Modification, Training Techniques
    • Drives & Traits
    • Kennel Maintenance
    • Problem Solving
    • Client Interaction/Consulting
    • Obedience Training
    • Proficiency Training
  • Will Combine Theory (rules, ideas, principles, and techniques) and Practical Skill
  • Objectives that the student trainer must learn and demonstrate by:
    • Organized Based on a Curriculum
    • Written Exams
    • Practical Exercise Exams
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Detection Trainer Course

This is a comprehensive hands-on Detection Dog 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 Detection Dog Trainer upon successful completion. If your goals are to be a professional dog trainer, open a dog training facility, or gain employment training dogs in the area of detection 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.

Course Objectives

  • A Student will use what they are taught to have an applicable understanding of the canine behavior, canine behavior modification, and canine detection training techniques.
  • A student will apply what they have been taught to train dogs in the area of detection.
  • 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.

Course Information

  • COURSE COST
    • Tuition: $8,500.00
    • Equipment: Optional
    • Lodging: Student
  • COURSE LENGTH
    • 200 Hours (5 Weeks)
  • STUDENT TYPES
    • US Veterans with GI Bill Benefits
    • Law Enforcement/Government Personnel
    • Others May Attend Upon Approval
  • Over 15 Hours of Classroom Instruction that includes:
    • Record Keeping
    • Training Needs Assessment
    • Canine Nutrition
    • First Aid
    • Emergency Vet Care
    • Canine Behavior, Modification, Training Techniques
    • Drives & Traits
    • Kennel Maintenance
    • Problem Solving
    • Tracking Dog Training
    • Detection Dog Training
    • Search Techniques
    • Proficiency Training
    • Training Aid Storage, Maintenance, and Accountability
    • Properties of Scent
  • Will Combine Theory (rules, ideas, principles, and techniques) and Practical Skill
  • Objectives that the student trainer must learn and demonstrate by:
    • Organized Based on a Curriculum
    • Written Exams
    • Practical Exercise Exams
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Dual Purpose Handler Course

This is a comprehensive hands-on 160 hours (4 weeks) K9 Handler Course that combines classroom study and practical application.  This course can provide training in the areas of Obedience, Drug Detection, Explosive Detection, Tracking, and Article Search.  Each attendee will have an opportunity to certify with their dog as a team.

*Enrollment in this course is based on current availability of dog. 

Areas of Enrollment for this course:

  • Drug Detection & Tracking
  • Explosives Detection Only
  • Explosives Detection and Tracking

Course Objectives

  • A student will use what they are taught to handle and continue training a dual purpose dog upon leaving training.
  • A student will apply what they have been taught in this course to maintain a level of proficiency in their dual purpose dog team operations to be deemed reliable in court.
  • A student will apply their knowledge to maintain a police working dog.
  • A student will use techniques taught in this course to effectively handle deployment as a dual purpose K9 Team.

Course Information

  • COURSE COST
    • Tuition: $9,500.00
    • Equipment & Dog Included
    • Lodging: Available at additional cost
  • COURSE LENGTH
    • 160 Hours (4 Weeks)
  • STUDENT TYPES
    • US Veteran – GI Bill
    • Law Enforcement/Government
    • Others May Attend Upon Approval
  • Over 12 Hours of Classroom Instruction that includes:
    • Record Keeping
    • Training Needs Assessment
    • Canine Nutrition
    • First Aid
    • Emergency Vet Care
    • Canine Behavior, Modification, Handling Techniques
    • Kennel Maintenance
    • Problem Solving
    • Obedience Training
    • Tracking Dog Training
    • Drug Detection Dog Training
    • Search Techniques
    • Proficiency Training
    • Training Aid Storage, Maintenance, and Accountability
    • Properties of Scent
  • Will Combine Theory (rules, ideas, principles, and techniques) and Practical Skill
  • Objectives that the student trainer must learn and demonstrate by:
    • Organized Based on a Curriculum
    • Written Exams
    • Practical Exercise Exams
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Single Purpose Handler Course

This is a comprehensive hands-on 120 hours (3 weeks) K9 Handler Course that combines classroom study and practical application.  This course can provide training in the areas of Obedience, Drug Detection, Tracking, and Article Search.  Each attendee will have an opportunity to certify with their dog as a team.

*Enrollment in this course is based on current availability of dog. 

Areas of Enrollment for this course:

  • Drug Detection
  • Tracking

Course Objectives

  • A student will use what they are taught to handle and continue training a dual purpose dog upon leaving training.
  • A student will apply what they have been taught in this course to maintain a level of proficiency in their dual purpose dog team operations to be deemed reliable in court.
  • A student will apply their knowledge to maintain a police working dog.
  • A student will use techniques taught in this course to effectively handle deployment as a dual purpose K9 Team.

Course Information

  • COURSE COST
    • Tuition: $8,500.00
    • Equipment & Dog Included
    • Lodging: Available at additional cost
  • COURSE LENGTH
    • 120 Hours (3 Weeks)
  • STUDENT TYPES
    • US Veteran – GI Bill
    • Law Enforcement/Government
    • Others May Attend Upon Approval
  • Over 10 Hours of Classroom Instruction that includes:
    • Record Keeping
    • Training Needs Assessment
    • Canine Nutrition
    • First Aid
    • Emergency Vet Care
    • Canine Behavior, Modification, Handling Techniques
    • Kennel Maintenance
    • Problem Solving
    • Obedience Training
    • Tracking Dog Training
    • Drug Detection Dog Training
    • Search Techniques
    • Proficiency Training
    • Training Aid Storage, Maintenance, and Accountability
    • Properties of Scent
  • Will Combine Theory (rules, ideas, principles, and techniques) and Practical Skill
  • Objectives that the student trainer must learn and demonstrate by:
    • Organized Based on a Curriculum
    • Written Exams
    • Practical Exercise Exams
Continue Reading

Full Service K9 Trainer Course

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.

Course Objectives

  • 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.

Course Information

  • COURSE COST
    • Tuition: $10,500.00
    • Equipment: Optional
    • Lodging: Student
  • COURSE LENGTH
    • 320 Hours (8 Weeks)
  • STUDENT TYPES
    • US Veterans with GI Bill Benefits
    • Law Enforcement/Government Personnel
    • Others May Attend Upon Approval
  • Over 30 Hours of Classroom Instruction that includes:
    • Record Keeping
    • Training Needs Assessment
    • Canine Nutrition
    • First Aid
    • Emergency Vet Care
    • Canine Behavior, Modification, Training Techniques
    • Drives & Traits
    • Decoy Techniques
    • Kennel Maintenance
    • Problem Solving
    • Client Interaction/Consulting
    • Obedience Training
    • Tracking Dog Training
    • Detection Dog Training
    • Agression & Control Training
    • Search Techniques
    • Proficiency Training
    • Training Aid Storage, Maintenance, and Accountability
    • Properties of Scent
  • Will Combine Theory (rules, ideas, principles, and techniques) and Practical Skill
  • Objectives that the student trainer must learn and demonstrate by:
    • Organized Based on a Curriculum
    • Written Exams
    • Practical Exercise Exams
Continue Reading

Full Service Handler Course

This is a comprehensive hands-on 240 hours K9 Handler Course that combines classroom study and practical application.  This course may provide training in the areas of Obedience, Drug Detection, Explosives Detection, Tracking, Article Search, and Patrol.  Each attendee will have an opportunity to certify with their dog as a full service team.

*Enrollment in this course is based on current availability of dog. 

Areas of Enrollment for this course:

  • Patrol Dog Only
  • Explosives Detection & Patrol
  • Drug Detection & Patrol
  • Explosives Detection, Tracking & Patrol
  • Drug Detection, Tracking, & Patrol

Course Objectives

  • A student will use what they are taught to handle and continue training a full service dog upon leaving training.
  • A student will apply what they have been taught in this course to maintain a level of proficiency in their full service dog team operations to be deemed reliable in court.
  • A student will apply their knowledge to maintain a police working dog.
  • A student will use techniques taught in this course to effectively handle and deploy as a full service dog team.

Course Information

  • COURSE COST
    • Tuition: $11,500.00
    • Equipment & Dog Included
    • Lodging: Available at additional cost
  • COURSE LENGTH
    • 240 Hours (6 Weeks)
  • STUDENT TYPES
    • VA Student – GI Bill
    • Law Enforcement/Government Personnel
    • Others May Attend Upon Approval
  • Over 20 Hours of Classroom Instruction that includes:
    • Record Keeping
    • Training Needs Assessment
    • Canine Nutrition
    • First Aid
    • Emergency Vet Care
    • Canine Behavior, Modification, Handling Techniques
    • Decoy Techniques
    • Kennel Maintenance
    • Problem Solving
    • Obedience Training
    • Tracking Dog Training
    • Drug Detection Dog Training
    • Aggression & Control Training
    • Search Techniques
    • Proficiency Training
    • Training Aid Storage, Maintenance, and Accountability
    • Properties of Scent
  • Will Combine Theory (rules, ideas, principles, and techniques) and Practical Skill
  • Objectives that the student trainer must learn and demonstrate by:
    • Organized Based on a Curriculum
    • Written Exams
    • Practical Exercise Exams
Continue Reading

Obedience Trainer Course

This is a comprehensive hands-on Dog Obedience 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 Obedience Dog Trainer upon successful completion. If your goals are to be a professional dog trainer, open a dog training facility, or gain employment training dogs in the area of obedience 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.

Course Objectives

  • A Student will use what they are taught to have an applicable understanding of the canine behavior, canine behavior modification, and canine obedience training techniques.
  • A student will apply what they have been taught to train dogs in the area of obedience.
  • 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.

Course Information

  • COURSE COST
    • Tuition: $8,500.00
    • Equipment: Optional
    • Lodging: Student
  • COURSE LENGTH
    • 200 Hours (5 Weeks)
  • STUDENT TYPES
    • US Veterans with GI Bill Benefits
    • Law Enforcement/Government Personnel
    • Others May Attend Upon Approval
  • Over 15 Hours of Classroom Instruction that includes:
    • Record Keeping
    • Training Needs Assessment
    • Canine Nutrition
    • First Aid
    • Emergency Vet Care
    • Canine Behavior, Modification, Training Techniques
    • Drives & Traits
    • Kennel Maintenance
    • Problem Solving
    • Client Interaction/Consulting
    • Obedience Training
    • Proficiency Training
  • Will Combine Theory (rules, ideas, principles, and techniques) and Practical Skill
  • Objectives that the student trainer must learn and demonstrate by:
    • Organized Based on a Curriculum
    • Written Exams
    • Practical Exercise Exams
Continue Reading

Detection Trainer Course

This is a comprehensive hands-on Detection Dog 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 Detection Dog Trainer upon successful completion. If your goals are to be a professional dog trainer, open a dog training facility, or gain employment training dogs in the area of detection 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.

Course Objectives

  • A Student will use what they are taught to have an applicable understanding of the canine behavior, canine behavior modification, and canine detection training techniques.
  • A student will apply what they have been taught to train dogs in the area of detection.
  • 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.

Course Information

  • COURSE COST
    • Tuition: $8,500.00
    • Equipment: Optional
    • Lodging: Student
  • COURSE LENGTH
    • 200 Hours (5 Weeks)
  • STUDENT TYPES
    • US Veterans with GI Bill Benefits
    • Law Enforcement/Government Personnel
    • Others May Attend Upon Approval
  • Over 15 Hours of Classroom Instruction that includes:
    • Record Keeping
    • Training Needs Assessment
    • Canine Nutrition
    • First Aid
    • Emergency Vet Care
    • Canine Behavior, Modification, Training Techniques
    • Drives & Traits
    • Kennel Maintenance
    • Problem Solving
    • Tracking Dog Training
    • Detection Dog Training
    • Search Techniques
    • Proficiency Training
    • Training Aid Storage, Maintenance, and Accountability
    • Properties of Scent
  • Will Combine Theory (rules, ideas, principles, and techniques) and Practical Skill
  • Objectives that the student trainer must learn and demonstrate by:
    • Organized Based on a Curriculum
    • Written Exams
    • Practical Exercise Exams
Continue Reading