TAFE Statement in Dog Training Insight Workshop

TAFE Statement
Course no:
Start date:
Sat 12 Aug 2017
 –   Ultimo
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  • Dog Training Insight Workshop course details

    Course description and aims

    Vicki Austin professional dog trainer with over 20 years of experience, will be
    presenting the effective use of reward based techniques and how to identify,
    when a well considered punishment maybe the more humane approach inspired by
    Author Steven R Lindsay handbook of Applied Dog Behaviour and Training, Volumes
    1, 2, and 3 which advocates a philosophical approach to train a dog hence the
    term cynopraxic training.

    This course will explore the human / dog relationship and students will learn
    the brilliant simplicity of training demonstrated by a range of techniques of
    positive reinforcement under operant / instrumental conditioning. It also
    investigates the role of pavlovian / classical conditioning in training
    concluding with how and when the use of positive punishment under operant
    conditioning is appropriate and its possible side effects.

    This full day workshop also identifies and explores Industry Occupational Health
    and Safety standards.

    This presentation is suitable for anyone working in the dog training industry or
    participating in dog sports. It will give the uninitiated an introduction to the
    joys and complexities of dog training.

    Topics include:
    - identify and respond to animal behaviour;
    - maintain occupational health and safety processes;
    - class instruction technique.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Entry requirements

    Enrol at any location

    Part Time Day
    Course start:
    Sat 12 Aug 2017
    Course duration:
    1 Week
    7 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
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    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 7 hours of class over 1 day per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    Fees, payment and refunds: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    165-200064ADog Training Insight Workshop7



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