Diploma in Dog Behaviour and Training - Level 3

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Accredited By "CPD & iAP"
Guided Learning Hour 15 Guided Learning Hours (15)
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Number of Modules 09 Number of Modules 09
Assessment Included Mock Exam Included
Assessment Included Final Exam Included
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Animal care has become a huge industry over the last few years, so it’s no surprise that there are 20,000 animal care businesses in the UK. The animal care sector employs over 200,000 people in the UK, so the industry is always seeking qualified professionals. It has never been a better time to gain a Dog Behaviour and Training qualification, and once your qualified you can work in all kinds of establishments as a Dog Trainer.

This Diploma in Dog Behaviour and Training Level 3 has been created by experts within the animal care industry, who will take you through comprehensive training, covering fundamental topics such as: dog psychology, reward based training, training theory, how to correct problem behaviour, and advanced training. You’ll develop your own excellent dog training technique, which you can use to put into practice in the workplace.

Learning with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to secure your qualification.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • This course is ideally suited for those who would like to begin a successful career as a Dog Trainer. You could work freelance, or can join an established dog training facility. If you have a passion for dogs, then this course is for you.

Entry requirements

  • Learners should be age 16 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • Course Objectives
  • Access duration
  • Course Units
  • Course Description
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Progression and career path
  • Other Benefits
  • Understand the basic principles of dog training
  • Understand reward based training
  • Learn how to correct problem behaviour
  • Understand advanced training techniques

This course is delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). As this is an online course, you have no set timetable and can study at your own pace. Move through the modules as fast or slow as you wish, and return to previous sections at any point.

  • Module 1 Dog Psychology
  • Module 2 What Every Dog Secretly Craves
  • Module 3 Basic Training Theory
  • Module 4 Reward based training
  • Module 5 Basic Training Practical
  • Module 6 Correcting Problem Behaviors
  • Module 7 Small dog syndrome
  • Module 8 Advanced Training
  • Module 9 Make your Dog happy
This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.
At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
Successful learners will be awarded a Diploma in Level 3 Diploma in Dog Behaviour and Training.
What job can I get with this diploma?
  • Dog Trainer (average US yearly salary: $35,541)
Typical duties include:
  • Taking referrals from vets
  • Holding consultations with animals and owners
  • Conversing with owners and observing animals
  • Trying to gauge the nature of behaviour problems
  • Writing a behaviour or training plan
  • Carrying out training with dogs
  • Helping owners to learn training techniques
  • Holding dog training classes
What other jobs can I get with this diploma?
  • Kennel Assistant (average UK yearly salary: £15,600)
  • Animal Care Assistant (average UK yearly salary: £17,798)
  • Laboratory Animal Caretaker (average UK yearly salary: £15,482)
  • Zoo Keeper (average UK yearly salary: £13,000)
  • Dog Walker (average UK yearly salary: £11,120)
(Average salaries are according to payscale.com)
  • Free examination and e-certificate
  • Gain an accredited UK qualification
  • Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
  • Excellent tutor support Monday-Friday
  • One year's access to the course
  • Support by phone, live chat, and email
  • Join a friendly online learning platform

Course Curriculum

1: Dog Psychology
Dog Psychology
2: What Every Dog Secretly Craves
What Every Dog Secretly Craves
3: Basic Training Theory
Basic Training Theory
4: Reward Based Training
Reward based training
5: Basic Training Practical
Basic Training Practical
6: Correcting Problem Behaviors
Correcting Problem Behaviors
7: Small Dog Syndrome
Small dog syndrome
8: Advanced Training
Advanced Training
9: Make Your Dog Happy
Make your Dog happy
Mock Exam
Mock Exam: Diploma in Dog Behaviour and Training – Level 3 00:40:00
Final Exam
Final Exam: Diploma in Dog Behaviour and Training – Level 3 00:40:00
Certificate Download Guide
Certificate Download Guide 00:03:00


When discounts are available, our learners will be the first to be informed.
You will receive all the necessary materials, including interactive quizzes, tests and exams to ensure you complete the course successfully.
You will have access for 365 Days (1Year)
Learners will be tested with an online multiple choice questions assessment test which will be marked automatically, so you will receive your grade immediately.
You can progress in your career in animal care and take on roles such as Dog Trainer, Animal Care Assistant and Dog Walker to name a few.

Students feedback


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    Charlotte Kearns

    May 25, 2021
    Alright course. Should be something all dog owners have to complete

    I enjoyed it and learnt a lot from it.

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    Sheryl Grisley

    February 09, 2021
    Diploma in Dog Behaviour and Training - Level 3

    Overall a very interesting course on a fascinating topic. Would recommend to fellow dog lovers especially to new pet parents.

    M H

    Máire Horan-Maybaum.

    November 09, 2020
    Course is easy enough to follow but there are some spelling mistakes.

    Course is good. It is easy to follow and go through.

    J C

    Joanne Critchley

    October 14, 2020
    Diploma in Dog Behaviour and Training Level 3

    I’ve just completed and passed my course in Dog Behavior and Training Level 3, I really enjoyed the course and learned a lot.

    J M

    Jennifer McGookin

    August 25, 2020
    up to date and relevant

    As title says up-to-date and relevant.
    certainly would recommend

    S P

    Sarah Payne

    July 27, 2020
    Useful course

    The module content was good.

    L M

    Louise Morter

    May 05, 2020
    Useful but not perfect

    All of the information throughout the course was great.

    S H

    Sarah Hunt

    April 25, 2020
    Diploma in Dog Behaviour and Dog Training

    Thoroughly enjoyed this course , learned lots of interesting facts. Would definitely recommend to others.

    Sue Bedding

    October 13, 2019

    Very helpful
    Dogs make a lot of sense now

    Sue Bedding

    October 13, 2019
    Dog psychology

    Very helpful for guiding you with training and understanding your own dog
    Some of the questions I found a bit difficult to understand as I’m dyslexic

    L B

    Leonard Burke

    August 23, 2019
    Very good course

    Generally, very good. I’m glad I could complete the course at my own pace. The customer support was also commendable.

    S S

    Somer Senior

    July 31, 2019

    I completed this course within a couple of days and it was really interesting, there were areas that I hadn’t come across before and information that is useful even for novices.

    C C

    Charlene Clemons

    July 19, 2019
    Great techniques

    Great course to develop your own dog training techniques. I recommend this course to every one who is in this field.

    Z B

    Zach Bradley

    June 13, 2019
    Useful insights

    This course contains lots of useful insights and information. Even though I already know and experienced lots of things mentioned in this course, i still learned something new.

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