The module is a follow on from the Level 4 Intermediate dog law CIDBT 4107 it designed to enable you to study, research, and learn, in more detail about The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991, by having a better understanding about the current legislation relevant to dog law, dog ownership and the responsibilities of having ownership and responsibility regarding the legislation, in particular, the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 (as amended 1997), and by the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 (ASBCP Act 2014). and the Animal Welfare Act 2006.
Other relevant legislation connected to dogs will be covered and the advice that you may have to impart to owners, to help them have a better understanding of their responsibility of dog ownership, the welfare needs of the dog, and responsibility in owning dogs. Successful students will build a good understanding of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 (as amended 1997) and the Animal Welfare Act and other dog legislation matters.
To enable you to have a better working knowledge of dog law, to enable you to stay within the law when training and advising owners /clients, understanding how not to break the law when doing so, and what to do if you or they find yourself /themselves in a situation having contravened the legislation relating to dogs.
As an instructor as a professional dog trainer both in a class and on a one to one basis, you have a responsibility to ensure that the advice you give to owners /clients is correct and current. That the advice that you do give can relate to strict liability and negligence.
Once you start your research you will see that there are many legal rules made, some by Acts of Parliament and some by case law, which governs people’s responsibilities for various acts done by a dog or owner By understanding these rules and Acts you will be in a better position to apply this legislation and not find yourself in a position of liability unwittingly.
Course aims Learning outcomes CIDBT 5006
The core outcomes are that after completing the module you will have a better understanding of:
To achieve these major outcomes you will:
The course is delivered in three phases over the Internet.
The syllabus content for this course:
Phase 1 (Home Study)
Phase 2 (Home Study)
Phase 3 (Home Study)
In order to gain the Certificate in ‘Advanced Dogs and the Law’ you need to complete the three phases shown above and have successfully completed the basic intermediate Dogs and the Law’ course CIDBT 4107
This course costs £495. Payment can be made with PayPal (you do not need to be a member). You can pay direct to our bank, our banking details will be shown at the checkout, they will also be emailed to you if you choose this option. You can also pay by cheque, again details are shown at the checkout and emailed to you.
Your tutor for this course is Colin Spender
This is a Home Study course which has three phases, there are no workshops to attend.
This course needs to be completed within six months. Extensions can be granted under exceptional circumstances.
On passing this course you will be mailed a physical certificate of pass. Please ensure we have your correct postal address.
This course is approved by the PETbc