Professional Dog Walker Certificate
The first of our program of short, affordable Certificate courses, our Professional Dog Walker Certificate is aimed at those already offering a dog walking service and those intending to start a Dog Walker business.
The Dog Walker Certificate course features units on the most important factors you’ll need to consider in order to get things right from the start. From recognising the body language which suggests a bite or confrontation is imminent, through to safe walking and lead training, the importance of your leadership role, dealing with aggression, fears and phobias and how to safely meet a dog.
Upon completion of this Dog Walker course, you will not only be able to present potential clients with a certificate illustrating your knowledge, you’ll also have the expertise you need to offer a service that your customers will use and recommend again and again.
- UNIT ONE – Introductions
- UNIT TWO – Basic Training and the Walk
- UNIT THREE – Body Language and Communication
- UNIT FOUR – Breed Difference
- UNIT FIVE – Common Issues and Problems
- UNIT SIX – Setting Up Your Business
How Long Will It Take Me To Complete This Online Professional Dog Walker Course?
This really depends upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies, as well as how easily and quickly you grasp the learning concepts. We recommend that students fully digest and understand the course content before submitting their question paper. We encourage students to do their own additional reading and research to reinforce what they have learned. Each unit comes with a question paper which should be completed and returned to the college by email. You should allow between one and two hours to complete each paper.
There is a two year time period within which you can complete this dog walker course.
GCSE level education or equivalent, and a good standard of English language. This course is open to anyone with an interest in working as a dog walker. You do not need any previous canine experience or qualifications to enrol, and you do not need to be a member of any organisations, clubs or governing bodies.
How Do I Enrol on the Professional Dog Walker Course?
You can enrol on the professional dog walker course by buying now through the site, or if you are from an organisation wishing to enrol a member of staff, please contact us for our BACS details.
By enrolling on this course through the website, you agree to our Terms Of Enrolment