Dog Behaviour And Training

Always dreamed of working with mans best friend? Want to launch your own business as a professional dog trainer or behaviourist? If so why not study for your Dog Behaviour and Training Certificate with Vibe Learning.
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AUD$349 RRP $449

Quick Facts

  • Delivery Method Online
  • Unlimited Access
  • 200 hours, self-paced study time
  • Certificate course level
  • Tutor Support
  • Assignments and quizzes
  • Mobile and Tablet Friendly
  • 164 Students
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  • No deadlines
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Course Overview

There are many reasons why people choose to go into a career with dogs. Some may enjoy the freedom of being outside the office. Some might like the idea of working for themselves. But most of us do it because of our deep love for our canine friends. Dedicating our time to improving the life of dogs and the humans who work with them is a worthwhile and rewarding career.

This course was very comprehensive and provided me with an indepth understanding of dog behaviour and methods of training. I can't wait to get started training dogs! ~ Lisa, WA

This online Dog Behaviour and Training Certificate offers you the opportunity to kick start your career working with dogs.  Students that study this course often tell us that they've always dreamed of launching their own business, working from home and sharing their working days with their furry friends.  With dedication and commitment its easier than ever to apply your passion for dogs into a rewarding and fulfilling career.  A popular course to study alongside behaviour and training is our Dog Grooming Diploma, offering additional services to your business.

Career opportunities may include:

  • General obedience trainer
  • Dog behaviourist
  • Training dogs for people with disabilities
  • Training search and rescue dogs
  • Training dogs for the entertainment industry
  • Training dogs for the military and law enforcement
  • Training dogs for sport
  • Training disabled dogs
  • Dog walking/pet sitting
  • Doggy day care / boarding kennels assistant

Many of the dogs who face a life at the shelter are in that position because of ‘bad’ behaviour that their human family couldn't deal with. If people take the time to train their dogs, that kind of unhappy ending would not be commonplace. And yes, it can be time-consuming with no quick fix, but who could put a price on true friendship? Which is what dogs give you. Pursuing a career in dog training could give you an opportunity to help a family communicate effectively with their dog and save the relationship (and therefore possibly the dog). Being the instrument that helps a dog and her humans maintain the bond of friendship is truly beyond inspiring. 

Upon successful completion of your Dog Behaviour and Training Certificate you’ll be sent your professional certificate for display.

Did you know we offer course bundles?  Save hundreds when you combine this course in our Dog Grooming Diploma Course Bundle.

What will I Learn?

This online Dog Behaviour and Training Certificate includes twelve modules, each carefully designed to guide you on your path towards becoming a professional Dog Trainer or Behaviourist. 

The course is assessed using the following activities:

  • 11 Revision quizzes
  • Formal short answer assignment

Each module contains step by step learning. You will be taught everything you need to know, including dog genetics, anatomy and physiology, the effect of hormones on dogs brains and dog discipline inclusive of correcting problem behaviours and training techniques.  Each stage in your learning will build on the last one in a style that leaves you wondering how you managed to learn so much, so quickly.

The Dog Behaviour and Training Certificate is exclusive to Vibe Learning Pty Ltd and is not sold by any third party resellers.

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Who's the instructor?


Wendy has had over 20 years experience working in animal care. She ran her own successful mobile pet grooming and care business, for many years. Wendy also worked as a veterinary nurse for 14 years. Where she has worked within veter... Read more

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What's involved?

  • Module 1 - The History of Dogs
  • Module 2 - Genetics
  • Module 3 - Different Dog Breeds
  • Module 4 - Anatomy and Physiology
  • Module 5 - Brain and Hormonal Systems
  • Module 6 - Health and Diet
  • Module 7 - Stages of Life
  • Module 8 - Dominance and Pack Structure
  • Module 9 - How Dogs Learn
  • Module 10 - Dog Training Techniques
  • Module 11 - Behavioural Problems and Disorders
  • Module 12 - Working with Dogs
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What do others think?

‘This was a very informative course that was easy to read and understand. Completing each module did not feel like I was studying a difficult course, it was so enjoyable.’

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The Learning Environment

From the moment that you enrol in Dog Behaviour And Training you will become an integral part of our learning community. You will experience the perks of classroom studies such as chatting by the water cooler or sharing your opinion on a specific task, all in your own home.

Tutor support during your learning is flawless, friendly and encouraging. You will learn from your professional tutor who is not only knowledgeable and highly skilled but is a passionate industry expert. Our ethos is that if you succeed, we succeed. As with any studies, learning can be intense, yet you will soon realise that your hard work and commitment will be both personally and professionally rewarding.

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With Vibe Learning we believe that education should be accessible to anyone who wants to learn. That's why we offer some of the most competitive prices in the industry. Investing in your future is a smart choice and doesn’t have to break the bank. Whether you choose our money saving upfront prices or flexible payment plans, studying is accessible to you.

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