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Become a Professional Dog Trainer, Sydney

Hanrob Dog Training Academy has been providing dog obedience and detector dog training services in Sydney, Melbourne and Internationally since 1990. We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO – 70236) delivering educational programs with nationally recognised qualifications. Our educational programs are of the highest standards possible, taught by our nationally renowned instructors with 50+ years combined experience, guaranteeing you the best service available.


If you are passionate about becoming a professional dog trainer and having a career in this industry, then our nationally recognised ACM40310 Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services course is for you!

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Program Overview

This 7 month* course will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to be a master in dog training. Combining theory and plenty of hands-on training, you will be certified to conduct both one-on-one and group dog obedience and training classes for dogs and puppies. You can expect to gain an in-depth understanding on a wide range of dog training techniques and the canine psychology and physiology that makes these skills effective. Find out more information in our Course Outline.

*Can be completed in less than 500 hours.


Course Benefits

You will be provided expert training and mentorship so that you are able to:

  • Provide expert advice to owners with problem dogs
  • Conduct group dog obedience classes
  • Offer home dog training solutions
  • Conduct puppy classes
  • Have an in-depth understanding on a wide range of dog training techniques
  • Have an in-depth understanding on canine psychology and physiology

Qualifications & Career Prospects

On completion of the course, you will gain a nationally recognised qualification in ACM40310 Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services. Due to Hanrob’s reputation for real world experience and leadership in dog training, we have an extremely high success rate with graduates then going on to work as part of our training team or successfully gaining other jobs within the industry.

These include professional jobs in zoos, careers at Hanrob Pet Hotels and starting their own pet care and training businesses.


Upcoming Course Dates & Location

Sydney:MODULE 1:
1st Feb
13th June
31st October

18th April
5th September

8th August

29th August

The classroom and practical workshops are located at:

Sydney: 1800 Princes Highway, Heathcote NSW 2233

cap ACM40310 Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services
Total Cost: $2,890 (includes all course materials & Hanrob Workshops)

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