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Join the IMDT

Above all else, Members of the The IMDT must be able to demonstrate a sound theoretical and practical knowledge of proven, ethical and science based dog training and behaviour and abide by The IMDT Code of Ethics as listed on the 'About' page.
 

If you reside outside of the UK & Eire, please email [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line 'Overseas Membership'

For residents of the UK & Eire, please see below:-

To book your IMDT Membership Assessment CLICK HERE

IMDT Membership process

During the two day Assessment process, applicants will:-
* Perform a 20/30 minute lesson to a class of mixed ability dogs & handlers
* Perform a 20/30 minute Puppy Home Visit and advise on a common 'puppy problem'
* Perform a 20/30 minute rescue dog practical 121 training session and prepare a follow-up report/email to the 'owner'
* Have a question & answer oral test with an IMDT Full Member.

Following the Assessment, the applicant will receive a full report giving one of three possible outcomes:-

a) No offer of IMDT Membership at this time. This means that the applicant has not yet reached the desired standard to become an IMDT Member. The average assessment score will be 59% or below, or the applicant has not achieved above 55% in two or more sections of the assessment. The assessment summary sheet will high-light areas to work on for the applicant to study before re-applying for Membership.

b) Offer of IMDT Membership. Result = Passed with MERIT . This means that the applicant has reached the desired standard to become an IMDT Member. The overall assessment average will be 60% to 79% with the applicant achieving over 55% in at least 3 sections.

c) Offer of IMDT Membership. Result = Passed with DISTINCTION. This means that the applicant has reached the desired standard to become an IMDT Member. The overall assessment average will be 80% or over with no individual section under 55%.

Membership is renewed yearly years.

ALL IMDT Members can have their details on the IMDT website directory to help owners find an IMDT Qualified Trainer.

IMDT Members  receive a 15% discount on all IMDT Courses, Workshops & Seminars.
IMDT Members may use the IMDT initials after their name.
IMDT Members may display The IMDT logo on their literature and websites.
IMDT Members must read, understand and sign to say that will act in accordance to The IMDT Code of Ethics.

All Members may display the IMDT logo on all training literature and use the initials IMDT in a professional capacity.

As well as professional use of the IMDT initials and logo, being a Member of a recognised professional dog training body and receiving the full support offered by the Institute, all Members receive 15% off future IMDT and IMDTB courses,  seminars and correspondence courses.
IMDT Members receive classified listing in The IMDT recommended Trainers list.

 

To book your IMDT Membership Assessment CLICK HERE

Please get in contact with The IMDT asap if you would like to book an Assessment as places are strictly limited


To find out more about becoming a Member and to receive the Assessment Criteria details & application form, please Contact us here >>>>>

 
 

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