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How Do I Become A Professional Qualified Dog Canine Behaviour Practitioner?

Understand, Fully Prepare and Qualify for the Role of Ofqual Accredited level 5 Canine Behaviour Practitioner.
  • Course Author: Sally Gutteridge

Level 5 Diploma 603/4965/7

Advanced Canine Behaviour

  • Ofqual Level 5 Diploma
  • Qualification: 603/4965/7
  • 394 Guided Learning Hours
  • Credit Value: 54 Study Credits
  • Course Start: Today
  • 10 Online Modules
  • Downloadable Content
  • Instant 2 Year Access*

Do You Want To Become A Qualified Canine Behaviourist With A Nationally Recognised Qualification?

The Advanced Canine Behaviour Level 5 Diploma provides learners with an advanced knowledge and understanding of canine behaviour, enabling you to confidently identify internal and external triggers for problematic dog behaviours.

You will develop essential skills, allowing you to accurately assess dog behaviour/family dynamics and create working plans for positive canine behaviour modification. Your professional insight will be invaluable in the improvement of canine welfare, behaviour and family life for both dog and guardian.

On successful completion, this course earns the Ofqual Level 5 Diploma Canine Behaviour Practitioner - 603/4965/7.

Throughout your studies, you will have access to guidance and feedback from your tutor via the online learning platform.
If you would like to study this course, but have not yet completed a Level 4 qualification, you can view the Canine Coaching & Behaviour - Level 4 Diploma or contact us to discuss a study path.
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  • Canine Principles e-Learning platform can be accessed instantly from any device with an internet connection.
  • Learners will have completed an industry recognised Level 4 qualification in Canine Behaviour or a related qualification.
  • Access to software that allows document creation such as Google Docs, Word or Pages.
  • Access to a camera for recording practical assessments.
  • Students must maintain an evidence file of their learning for Ofqual audit purposes.
  • Modules can also be downloaded for offline study.
  • Courses are written or recorded in English.
  • The minimum age for access to this qualification is 18 years .
The Advanced Canine Behaviour Level 5 Diploma is assessed in line with learning objectives set out by the accrediting body. Module assessments are presented in the form of essays ranging between 500 - 3000 words each. Practivel video assessments are also used in this course, and require a recorded submission of 5 - 15 minutes.

The Final Thesis assessment is a 4-part question. 2 parts form a written essay of 9500 words total. 2 parts form a recorded practical assessment of 40 minutes total.

Assessments are graded against a series of clearly defined learning objectives.
The Level 5 Diploma in Advanced Canine Behaviour online course consists of 10 modules, each focusing on a different aspect of advanced canine behaviour in a professional or vocational setting.

On successful completion of the course, you will understand;
  • Canine Evolution
  • Advanced Canine Learning Theory
  • Canine Health & Welfare
  • The Canine Brain & Senses
  • Social Evolution
  • Canine Communication
  • Canine Personality
  • The Dog - Human Bond
  • Measuring Behaviour
  • Understanding Behaviour
  • Applied Behaviour
  • Working With Dog Guardians
Canine Principles only teaches positive, careful, kind, scientific methods of canine coaching, communication and behaviour management.
This is a fully comprehensive, theoretical course, designed for people who have completed an industry recognised Level 4 qualification in Canine Behaviour or a related qualification.

Some subjects and terminology require prior knowledge and may not be introduced in a logical progression.

All students must be aged 18+ 
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Sally Gutteridge

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  • 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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  • 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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