Qualifcations

Objectives

To advance community education, training, life-long learning and the development of individual capabilities, competencies, skills and understanding in relation to canine welfare, training and knowledge through the provision of qualifications.

To advance community development through the provision of qualifications.

To reduce discrimination in relation to Assistance Dogs through the provision of qualifications.

To relieve disability through the provision of qualifications relating to Assistance Dogs.

To advance animal welfare through the provision of qualifcations relating to canine welfare.

Strategies

The strategies deatil what we will be doing within this activity to achieve our objectives. Please click on the links for more information. 

Dog awards

We plan to offer the following awards to dogs:

  • CDT (Continuinal Dog Training) courses (10 selections, minimum) 

  • Assistance Dog tasks

  • Competition agility

  • Landlord assurance

This is in addition to awards currently available:

These assessments will primarily be available on our online learning system Moodle, however PAWtected trainers/assessors may offer these face to face. These assessments do not offer any training. Please see our training activities summary for details regarding the training options for these courses.

Human awards

We plan to offer the following courses to humans:

  • Assistance Dog Awareness (assessment of premises)

  • Essential Canine Welfare

  • Essential Canine Training

  • Essential Canine Care

This is in addition to the awards currently available:

  • Assistance Dog Awareness (general provision) click here

  • Progress Stars (Youth and Accessible) click here

These assessments will primarily be available on our online learning system Moodle, however PAWtected trainers/assessors may offer these face to face. These assessments do not offer any training. Please see our training activities summary for details regarding the training options for these courses.

Role awards (coming soon)

We plan the following qualifications towards our roles:

  • Workshop volunteer

  • Assessor

  • Trainer

  • Fundraiser volunteer

These assessments will primarily be available on our online learning system Moodle, however PAWtected trainers/assessors may offer these face to face. These assessments do not offer any training. Please see our training activities summary for details regarding the training options for these courses.

Youth awards

We plan to offer the following courses to humans:

  • Efficiency Awards

This is in addition to the awards currently available:

  • Progress Stars (Youth and Accessible) click here

These assessments will primarily be available on our online learning system Moodle, however PAWtected trainers/assessors may offer these face to face. These assessments do not offer any training. Please see our training activities summary for details regarding the training options for these courses.

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