Higher Certificate in Dog Behaviour and Psychology

A career for canine professionals

The Higher Certificate in Dog Behaviour and Psychology is for those wishing to learn about becoming as a Canine Behaviourist and the core knowledge about dog behaviour problems as well as working in a client-centred behavioural role. This covers an in depth look at the most common behavioural problems presented and methods to resolve those within a professional dog behaviour consultation. Naturally, handling and training dogs is an essential component and this is covered both via Home Study and practical hands-on work experience.

Before starting this Higher Certificate you need to complete the prerequisite course shown below. Those with six months or more experience may forego this course, for more details please see the grey button below.

In order to gain the Certificate in Dog Behaviour and Psychology you need to complete the courses shown below.

Completing the Certificate allows you to apply for ‘Trainer’ membership of the Guild of Dog Trainers

This Higher Certificate course can be used as a pathway to joining the Canine & Feline Behaviour Association (CFBA) – Britain’s largest canine specific behaviour association

The CIDBT Higher Certificate course described on this page is recognised by the following:

We are an Open College Network (West Midlands) Accredited Centre

After you’ve gained this Higher Certificate you can use the post-nominal letters after your name of CIDBT Cert