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Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour & Training

Higher Certificate in Professional Dog Training Instruction

The Higher Certificate in Professional Dog Training Instruction is our most popular training qualification for:

Dog Training Clubs, classes and schools
Professional dog trainers
Puppy school trainers
Specialist dog handlers
Canine Behaviourists

This certificate is for all instructors within the various obedience training disciplines with puppies and or adult dogs. You can study around your current work schedule making these courses flexible.

Before starting this Higher Certificate you need to complete the pre-requisite 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 Professional Dog Training Instruction you need to complete the courses shown below.

Completing this 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