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Component 4: Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services

This is the point where you officially register for the Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services. To register for the course, you must have:

  • Completed the Dog Training the Delta Way seminar
  • Successfully completed all assignments in the Socially Responsible Companion Animal Ownership conducted by Delta
  • Attended and successfully completed all practical & written components at the Introduction to Training Class Management conducted by Delta

This part of the course requires substantial input on your part and a great deal of planning. Those who enrol in this option must be able to conduct both puppy and adult training classes and provide private instruction to clients – this is a big commitment so those who have attended Introduction to Training Class Management will have a month to decide whether they wish to continue.

You will complete the following assignments:

  • Dog first aid theory
  • Occupational Health and Safety in training classes
  • Management of training classes
  • Private consultation case studies
  • Professional Associations
  • Conducting puppy and adult dog training classes

You will also be required to submit videos of classes you conduct to allow us to assess your practical skills and a further video to assess your ability to fit and use training equipment.