iPET Network Level 2 Award in Canine Body Language

iPET Network Level 2 Award in Canine Body Language - Qualification Number 610/3250/5 (link to qualification on Ofqual register)

The iPET Network Level 2 Award in Canine Body Language is designed to be flexible to meet the real life needs and circumstances of its Candidates. It is aimed at Candidates who wish to gain the theoretical knowledge of canine body language and communication. This qualification is suited to both dog owners wishing to learn more about their dogs, and individuals working with dogs in a professional capacity. Canine body language serves as a vital means of communication between dogs and their handlers, but it is often misunderstood or overlooked. This qualification will enable Candidates to better understand the body language and communication signals displayed by canines and how to respond appropriately, helping to promote good welfare and prevent potential conflicts. 

Completion of this qualification provides an excellent platform for progression into dog ownership, utilising the knowledge in the workplace (e.g. as a dog walker, groomer, kennel assistant, breeder or dog sitter) and/or completing further study in the subject area.

Leading behaviour and training industry experts have reviewed this qualification to ensure the outcomes are appropriate and meet the needs of both owners and professionals with an interest in canine body language.

This qualification has been designed to enable Candidates to:

• Understand the importance of learning to read canine body language

• Know the methods by which dogs communicate and the importance of scent in canine communication

• Identify canine body language signals and the emotions the dog may be trying to convey 

• Understand the concept of trigger stacking 

• Know how to correctly greet dogs, how dogs greet each other and safe play and interaction between dogs

The iPET Network Level 2 Award in Canine Body Language consists of one mandatory theory unit:

Unit 227: Canine Body Language

If you are interested in studying this qualification click here to find a Training Provider.

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