What's The Best Way To Train A Dog?

Understand Modern Coaching Methods, Canine Communication and Learning Theory 
  • Course Author: Sally Gutteridge

CPD Accredited Course

Canine Coaching

  • Study Level: 3 (Intermediate)
  • 100 Hours Self-Paced CPD
  • Course Start: Today
  • 6 Online Modules
  • Downloadable Content
  • Instant Lifetime Access
  • 2 Certificates of Completion

Do You Want To Accelerate Your Dog's Learning And Build A Lasting Bond?

Dogs love to learn, which means the Canine Coaching Advanced Certificate course is just as enjoyable for them as it is for you! This online dog training course reveals how to gain an enhanced awareness of dog psychology and behaviour, and it's ideal for dog owners as well as dog enthusiasts.

Dog behaviour has been widely studied and this course is filled with decades of scientific awareness, fact-based advice and well-considered study. You'll find out exactly how to improve communication between yourself and dogs and discover something vitally important and exciting: exactly how dogs learn.
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  • This course assumes no prior knowledge and is suitable for anyone to study.
  • Canine Principles e-Learning platform can be accessed instantly from any device with an internet connection.
  • Access to software that allows document creation such as Google Docs, Word or Pages.
  • Modules can also be downloaded for offline study.
  • Courses are written or recorded in English.
  • The minimum age for access to this course is 18 years.
The Canine Coaching Advanced Certificate Course is assessed in line with learning objectives set out at the beginning of each written assessment. All module assessments are presented in the form of an essay, with a minimum word count of  500 words each. 

Assessments are graded against a series of clearly defined learning objectives.
This course is full of essential insight, perfect for dog guardians, hobby trainers and rescuers. Positive reinforcement underpins all lessons in this course. No shouting and yelling, no telling off - just kindness, patience and lots of praise. 

On successful completion of the course, you will understand;
  • The Origin of Domestic Dogs
  • Canine Learning Theory
  • Canine Communication
  • Positive Dog-to-Human Relationships
  • Puppy Development & Training
  • Practical Canine Coaching Skills
Canine Principles only teaches positive, careful, kind, scientific methods of canine coaching, communication and behaviour management.
The Canine Coaching - Advanced Certificate Course is a fully comprehensive, theoretical course, designed for people with no prior study. It is ideal for home trainers, rescuers and shelter workers who need to add positive dog training to their skill set, when understanding and working with dogs. 
If you are looking for a change of career or wish to improve your dog training business, check out the Canine Coaching CPD Diploma Course with 3 additional modules for professionals.

All subjects and terminology are fully explained and introduced in a logical progression.

All students must be aged 18+ 
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Course Author
Sally Gutteridge

  • Author
  • Canine Behaviour Practitioner
  • Canine Principles Director of Studies
Sally Gutteridge has been a full-time educational writer since 2015, holding a variety of canine certifications up to level 5/6. She is a former professional Dog Trainer with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, a former instructor with Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, and has much rescue experience. Sally is a member of the Pet Professional Guild. She is an award-winning graduate of The Writers Bureau. Sally lives in Staffordshire with her ever-patient husband and four rescued, cheeky terriers.

Course Content

  • Course Author: Sally Gutteridge
  • Study Level: 4 (Advanced)
  • 361 Guided Learning Hours/420 Study Hours/42 Credits
  • Course Starts: Anytime
  • Instant 2 Year Access*
  • 13 Online Modules
  • 6+ Hours Video Content
  • 2 Certificates Of Completion

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Course Author
Sally Gutteridge

  • Author
  • Canine Behaviour Practitioner
  • Canine Principles Director of Studies
Sally Gutteridge has been a full-time educational writer since 2015, holding a variety of canine certifications up to level 5/6. She is a former professional Dog Trainer with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, a former instructor with Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, and has much rescue experience. Sally is a member of the Pet Professional Guild. She is an award-winning graduate of The Writers Bureau. Sally lives in Staffordshire with her ever-patient husband and four rescued, cheeky terriers.
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