|CPDT-KSA Knowledge:||4.00||CBCC-KSA Knowledge:||20.00|
|CPDT-KSA Skills:||0.00||CBCC-KSA Skills:||0.00|
* Courses approved for CBCC-KA CEUs may be applied to a CPDT-KA recertification. Courses approved for CPDT-KA may not be applied to a CBCC-KA recertification.
The aim of the course is to prepare learners academically to work in the role of canine behaviourist. It is designed to build upon a foundation knowledge of canine behaviour and provide a greater depth of understanding and is a required level of learning for those wishing to progress to the Expert in Canine Behaviour Course. It should be noted that participants will need to be able to observe or work with dogs as part of the course. Potential students will have to demonstrate their ability to study at this level (level 5: HND/Foundation degree) before being accepted. It should be noted that a long standing, knowledge or experience of dogs will not normally be accepted as adequate criteria to register on this programme without prior study although each case will be judged on its own merits. Study Level 5 The study Level relates to the how demanding the course is. 1 is beginner and 5 is HND / Foundation Degree level. 12 Module Course This course is delivered in 12 study modules which need to be passed to gain the qualification. Course Modules 1. Genetics & Evolution 2. Learning Theories 3. Neuroscience 4. Pharmacology & Alternative Treatments 5. Influencing Factors on Behaviour 6. Intelligence & Theory of Mind 7. Ethics 8. Behavioural Assessments & Planning 9. Professional Conduct 10. The Legal Aspects 11. Case Studies 12. Assessment Project
Speaker(s):Emma Lee, Teresa Tyler