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All courses £275. 

 

Learning materials and assessments sent by email—there is a small surcharge if you would prefer your learning materials sent by post.

 

To help you study effectively you are encouraged to decide on targets to help you to achieve your aims but there is no pressure to finish by a set time.

 

IABTC tutors have prepared these courses especially for people like you - people with an interest in dogs and a desire to learn more.

 

You will be supplied with a range informational materials and references to support your learning – you will be guided to work through the subject matter and produce written assignment to prove your learning and knowledge.

 

These are sent to your IABTC designated tutor for marking and feedback.

 

The IABTC tutors and assessors have nationally recognised qualifications; therefore you are assured of a fair, prompt and unbiased guidance and assessment.

As long as you continue to work as the subject our tutors will help you to gain the knowledge. Support is always on hand.

distance learning

Distance Learning

Equivalent to the in college study Unit 1

 

£275 includes all learning materials, support and assessment

 

This is a good course for anyone interested in what makes his or her dog 'tick'. It covers: Canine behav- ioural development stages, blocks, catalysts and influences on learning, reward and motivation, nature versus nurture, temperament testing, instinctive and innate behaviours, communication, social learning, sur- vival instincts, natural responses, emotions, senses, social groups, the dominance and hierarchy/pack order debate.

KCAI  On line assessments 3 & 4

IABTC Canine Behaviour  - (How Dogs Learn)

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IABTC Canine Behaviour - (Evolution and Breeds)

 

(Equivalent to in college study Units 2)

 

£275.00 includes all learning materials, support and assessment.

 

This courses  covers Evolution and domestication - from ancient times to current breeds and influences. The wolf and its role in domestic dogs. Understanding breeds, breed specific behaviours and psychological and physiological needs of breed, breed types and individuals.   KCAI  On line assessments 3 & 4

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IABTC Essential Solutions to Everyday Behaviour Problems

(Available in college as unit 3 from 2017.)

 

£275.00 includes all learning materials, support & assessment.

 

Everyday problems that can normally be prevented or can be easily solved. Covering:  Noise, Biting, Growling, Lack of Re- call, Chasing, Distraction, Mild Aggression, Excessive Pulling, Jumping Up, Stealing, Children and Dogs, Multiple Dogs, Separation, Hyper Activity, Fears and Phobias. Also proofing, generalisation, knowing your limitations, referral.

KCAI  On line assessments  4

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IABTC Brain & Behaviour

Also available in college as Unit 5.

 

£275.00 includes all learning materials, support & assessment.

 

Following on from canine behaviour basic principles, this course looks at the Brain - how the brain works and how this affects behaviour. Normal and abnormal behaviour. Common causes of problems, Behavioural and emotional states including aggression, separation, anxiety and stress and make links to the olfactory system, intrinsic responses, psychopharmacology and complementary therapies.

KCAI  On line assessments 1,2, 3 & 4 .

 

 

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IABTC Behaviour Modification - Introduction

IABTC Intermediate Behavioural Modification

(Available in college as Unit 6 & practical)

 

£275.00 includes all learning materials, support & assessment.

 

Covers counselling and advising skills, and a range of behaviour problems that occur in dogs, this course looks at recognising problems and being able to identify and understand the cause of behavioural problems and abnormalities in dogs. It will cover common problems such as barking, aggression, excitability, stealing, separation anxiety, etc. to more unusual problems such as phobias. It will also look at modification plans to manage and bring behaviour under control. This course assumes you have the knowledge offered in canine behaviour (How Dogs Learn, Breeds and Evolution and Brain and Behaviour) and builds on that knowledge.

KCAI A4 A7 and B modules Behavioural Trainer and Professional Practice.

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(Also available in college as Unit 7 with practical)

 

£275.00 includes all learning materials, support & assessment.

 

Case studies – Building on your knowledge of how to analyse more complex behaviour problems and produce modification programmes. Working with real cases and case studies.

KCAI A4 A7 and B modules Behavioural Trainer and Professional Practice.

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IABTC Advanced Behaviour Modification

(Also available in college as Unit 8 with practical)

 

£275.00 includes all learning materials, support & assessment.

 

As above Exploring more cases - Case studies – Building on your knowledge of how to analyse more complex behaviour problems and produce modification programmes. Working with real cases and case studies..

KCAI A4 A7 and B modules Behavioural Trainer and Professional Practice.

 

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IABTC Care, Needs and Welfare of Dogs

£275.00 includes all learning materials, support and assessment.

 

This course is aimed at all dog owners who wish to learn more about their dog and instructors who want to update their knowledge, fill any gaps and achieve a good standard of knowledge. It covers basic fitness and exercise, grooming, health checks, food and nutrition, reproduction and neutering, health schemes, first  aid, diseases, parasites, mental and physical stimulation, welfare and rights of the dogs.  

KCAI Section A1

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IABTC Anatomy and Physiology of Dogs  

New for 2017

(Equivalent to in college as a 2 day workshop/seminar with assessment)

 

£275.00 includes all learning materials, support and assessment.

 

This course is aimed at all dog owners who wish to learn more about their dog and instructors who want to update their knowledge, fill any gaps and achieve a good standard of knowledge. It covers the structure of the dog, how structure influences movement and health, variations across breeds, fitness in relation to training and dog sports/activities. Limitations of advice and referral.  

KCAI Section A2

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IABTC Living with Dogs

£275.00 includes all learning materials, support and assessment.

 

How does the dog fit into our lives? This course looks at the marvellous animal we are honoured to live with and identifies: how to choose the right dog, how to live in harmony with the dog, how to promote good relationship with your dog, the responsibilities of dog ownership, how to manage your dog in relation to other people, visitors, other dogs and animals. It will look at how to prevent problems occurring and include rule setting and owner attitude. The pros and cons of indoor and outdoor kennels will be discussed as well as how to chose and prepare your dog for going into boarding kennels.  

KCAI Section A6

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IABTC Teaching People

(your dog owning clients)

£275.00 includes all learning materials, support and assessment.

 

A sound theoretical knowledge will build from this course. Students will cover the qualities of a good instructor, the roles responsibilities and limitations of teaching dog owners, the art of good communication, lesson and course planning, making teaching fun, progression routes, assessing and teaching people, evaluation and feedback, PR, as well as the more logistical and legal aspects of teaching dog training. This course is suitable for those who have already trained at least one dog (preferably more) to a good standard, and are ready to pass on their knowledge to others.

KCAI A7 A8 A9. Section B: This unit supports learning for B Modules: Responsible Dog Ownership, Professional Practice & CD. Section C: Teaching, knowledge and Experience In relation to teaching dog training classes or one to one)

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IABTC Professional Practice in Dog Training Business

New for 2017

£275.00 includes all learning materials, support and assessment.

 

The professional side of your dog training business—image, services, looking at the relevance and meaning of codes of practice and professional conduct using KCAI and IABTC as base examples. Professional and other relevant and useful memberships, networking, building up referrals and contacts, resources choice & selection and including venues, equipment to use and equipment to sell as a service and aid prof- its. Record keeping, emergency procedures, analysing and utilising feedback and continual professional development (CPD). Lots of helpful advice on how to build a professional as well as successful dog training business with opportunities to build contacts via IABTC.

KCAI A7 and B Module Professional Practice

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