Arniston House, The Orangery, Arniston Estate, Midlothian, EH23 4RY
9th/10th Oct 2019
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During the two day Assessment process, applicants will:
* Perform a 20 minute lesson outdoors to a class of mixed ability dogs & handlers
* Perform a 20 minute Puppy Home Visit and advise on a common 'puppy problem'
* Perform a 20 minute rescue dog practical 121 training session and prepare a follow-up report/email
* Have a 20 minute oral or 60 minute short answer wrriten question session with an IMDT Assessor.
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%.
Applicants that receive offer b) or c) and have also completed the 2 day Career As A Dog Trainer and 4 day Practical Instructor courses will also be eligible to receive the Open College Network Accredited 'Principles of Dog Training and Behaviour' certification
For further details of the assessment process and for access to the Assessor's Criteria Sheets for each section, click HERE
Venue: The Conference Centre Mcsence Business Park, 32 Sycamore Rd, Mayfield, Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 5TA