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Canine Communication Diploma Course

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  • 150 hours of study
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Canine Communication Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

Designed for those who live with, work with or want to understand more about dogs, the Canine Communication Course aims to further strengthen the bond between humans and dogs through improved mutual understanding and better communication.

To understand how dogs communicate, you need first to put yourself in their shoes/paws. The course does this through up-to-date studies and scientific findings, which inform us of exactly what dogs are saying to us through a variety of signals, facial expressions, body movements ...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 The Dog
  • Part 1: Man’s Best Friend
  • Part 2: Dogs and Wolves
  • Part 3: Senses of the Dog
  • Part 4: Scent Based Communication
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 Communication Basics
  • Part 1: What is Communication?
  • Part 2: Breed Differences
  • Part 3: Dognition
  • Part 4: Canine Intelligence
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 Faces
  • Part 1: Facial Expression
  • Part 2: Puppy Dog Eyes
  • Part 3: Warning Eyes
  • Part 4: Happy Smiles
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 Calming Signals
  • Part 1: What Are Calming Signals?
  • Part 2: More Calming Signals
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 Body Language
  • Part 1: Body Language
  • Part 3: Tail Position
  • Part 2: Submissive Fear
  • Part 4: Defensive Fear
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 Emotion and Chat
  • Part 1: Emotion and Communication
  • Part 2: Voice Areas in the Brain
  • Part 3: Prosocial Behaviour
  • Part 4: Vocal Communication
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 Adapting Your Own Input
  • Part 1: Happy Dogs
  • Part 2: The Anxious Dog
  • Part 3: The ‘Teenage’ Dog
  • Part 4: The Aggressive Dog
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 A Dog’s Needs
  • Part 1: A Dog’s Needs
  • Part 2: Recognising Stress
  • Part 3: The Dangers of Long-Term Stress
  • Module 8 Assessment
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Who Would Benefit from the Course?

The Canine Communication Course is of benefit to anyone who has regular contact with dogs. This could be as an owner, who would like to understand their pet better, and vice versa or in a dog/animal-related profession where this information could prove invaluable, such as for vets and dog trainers.

Accreditations

The Canine Communication Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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