Join today

Level 6 Diploma in Dog Behaviour & Training

This is an advanced academic course for those who want to be dog behaviour specialists. The course consists of theory, practical training, and a research project. 
The theory is studied online with full tutor support and one to one tuition, via our interactive learning platform. 
Practical training is interspersed throughout the course alongside in-depth, science based theory.
You will learn how to analyse, critique and research, behavioural theories and measure the effectiveness of treatment options. You will learn how to engage with clients and use your knowledge to facilitate change.
You will also learn how to put the theories presented to you into action and build your own research and expertise within the field of canine behaviour.
This is a Level 6 course and learners should be able to demonstrate learning to Level 5 prior to enrolment.
There is a 2 year completion time for this course.
Level 6 is regulated by UKRuralSkills. This ensures validity, quality and that the stated level is correct by qualification standards.

Enrolment for the next course is 1st - 30th September 2024.
Write your awesome label here.

What's included?

  • Membership to Professional Bodies.
  • Monthly 1-2-1's with your Tutor.
  • Live Teaching Events
  • Peer Review Groups.
  • Study Groups
  • Enriched Learning.
  • Responsive & Timely Support.
  • Study on your Schedule.
  • Entry to our Private Community.
  • Generous Study Time (with extensions available)

Course Content

Meet the instructor

Deb Bennison

Deb has been a science and psychology teacher for over three decades, now working as a canine behaviourist and trainer. She is a full member of International Canine Behaviourists (ICB) and is registered as a Certified Animal Behaviourist with International Companion Animal Network (ICAN). She continues both to study and to teach, and is fascinated with how emerging science can be used to improve the lives of our companion animals.
Patrick Jones - Course author

Other courses that may interest you

The best instructors have designed the most motivating learning paths for you.

Research Project & Supported Dissertation Level 6

This module gives you the opportunity to conduct a piece of research and write a dissertation at Level 6.

Human Canine Interactions

The aim of the course is to provide learners with an academically challenging learning experience that enhances their work in the role of canine behaviourist or dog trainer. It is designed to build upon an existing knowledge of canine behaviour and human interactions but provide a much greater depth of understanding, that goes way beyond the subject matter. The course introduces learners to a more holistic and global perspective of human/dog interaction and encourages critical analysis of theory and personal experience.

Introduction to Anthrozoology

Ever wondered about the complexities of human-animal interactions? This course will spark your enthusiasm!
Created with