The IMDT are the only Education Provider qualified to offer the Open College Network Level III qualification 'Principles of Dog Training and Behaviour'.
OCN London is a national qualification awarding organisation regulated by Ofqual and the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).
The full curriculum needed to be completed to gain your certification is the 2 day 'Career As A Dog Trainer' course, the 4 day ‘Practical Instructor’ course and the 2 day ‘Membership Assessment’ in which Trainers are practically assessed for Group Classes, Puppy Home Visits, One To One Sessions and Dog Training & Behaviour Knowledge.
The IMDT and The Open College Network also offer the opporturnity of distance learning via 3 externally verified and accredited correspondence courses
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The Quality Assured Units are approved and externally verified by OCN Qualifications
Why choose an IMDT Correspondence Course?
Each IMDT Correspondence Course offers the student continual Tutor support throughout the duration of their Course, which we believe is essential to make the learning process interactive, supportive and the very best quality available.
Each Course has several in depth Units covering in detail the essential knowledge that today's Dog Trainers must have.
As you work through each Unit, you submit your answers to your Tutor for completion and constructive feedback before moving onto your next Unit.
Each Course comes with:
- Comprehensive literature, handbook and workbook to ensure you have a permanent record and evidence of your learning.
- Constant support and contact available from fully qualified and experienced Tutors
- Flexibility, each Course can be taken individually and you have the flexibility of 6 to 12 months to complete.
- Peace of Mind: All content of your Tutor Supported Course is the most up-to-date information and learning available for today’s Dog Trainer & Behaviourist and complies 100% with The IMDT Code of Ethics.