Diploma in Dog Socialization and Obedience

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Accredited By "CPD & iAP"
Guided Learning Hour 15 Guided Learning Hours (15)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 07 Number of Modules 07
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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 Socialization and Obedience qualification, and once your qualified you can work in all kinds of establishments as a Dog Trainer, Dog Behaviour Specialist, or can work with dogs in a caring capacity.

This Diploma in Dog Socialization and Obedience has been created by experts within the animal care industry, who will take you through comprehensive training, covering fundamental topics such as: how to use your voice effectively, how to correct domestic behaviours, how to handle hyperactivity in dogs, and obedience. You’ll develop your own excellent dog caring 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 carer. You could work freelance, or can join an established kennel. 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 dog behaviour principles
  • Learn how to use your voice effectively
  • Understand how to handle problem behaviour
  • Learn how to correct social behaviours
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 01: Building Trust Initiates with You
  • Module 02: Using Your Voice Effectively
  • Module 03: What is in your Dogs mind
  • Module 04: Correcting Domestic Behaviors
  • Module 05: Handling Hyperactivity
  • Module 06: Correcting Social Behaviors
  • Module 07: Obedience
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 Dog Socialization and Obedience 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 official 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

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: Building Trust Initiates With You
Building Trust Initiates with You
2: Using Your Voice Effectively
Using Your Voice Effectively
3: What is in Your Dogs Mind
What is in your Dogs mind
4: Correcting Domestic Behaviors
Correcting Domestic Behaviors
5: Handling Hyperactivity
Handling Hyperactivity
6: Correcting Social Behaviors
Correcting Social Behaviors
7: Obedience
Mock Exam
Mock Exam : Diploma in Dog Socialization and Obedience 00:40:00
Final Exam
Exam : Diploma in Dog Socialization and Obedience 00:40:00
Certificate Download Guide
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Students feedback


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    Anne Shelton

    October 21, 2019
    Well laid out and simple

    The course is very well laid out and simple to understand. it talks about interesting thing that you need to know in order to care for your pets in the right way.

    Sue Bedding

    October 13, 2019

    Very helpful course
    Get to look into a dogs mind

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    Tracy Everett

    October 13, 2019
    Well-made and professional

    Great content, very informative, well-made and professional. It motivates me to pursue this work further.

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    Andrei Graham

    October 02, 2019
    Clear structure and usability

    I enjoyed this course. Definitely learned a lot of information on dog care with a clear structure and usability of the given tools.

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    Dexter Ward

    September 23, 2019
    Satisfying learning experience with Global Edulink

    I have learned so much and wish to use this knowledge to improve the welfare of dogs. The course was easy to follow as well. I would recommend it to anyone interested in a career with animals.

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    Aaron Edwards

    August 18, 2019
    Well-Structured Course

    Well designed, insightful, comprehensive. A great course on animal behavior. I learned a lot of great information.

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    Jay Baker

    July 12, 2019
    Highly Recommended

    Extremely informative and helpful, very straightforward to understand. Can highly recommend to anyone with an interest in becoming a dog trainer.

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