We strongly encourage you to complete our sample course before enrolling onto this course. 



This course offers training and assessments of the skills which are essential for all dogs. They can be used to help track progress and for certification purposes. 

Sign up available: 1st - 7th of each month

Study mode: Online

Training method: Written instructions for each activity. 1:1 help with training is not included. 

Assessment method: Video upload and written assignments

Award: Certificate and rosette (shipment included) 


Foundation - This is the first level that looks at fundamental skills and gives the dog a good foundation to build on. Units covered:

  • Actions
  • Handling
  • Manners
  • Socialisation
  • Walking
  • Play
  • Theory

Entry requirements: none


Basic - This is the basic assessment that develops the dog's level of training from the foundation level. Units covered:

  • Actions
  • Handling
  • Manners
  • Travelling
  • Walking
  • Tricks
  • Theory

Entry requirements:

  • Foundation Canine Skills certificate
  • Min age: 4 months


Intermediate - This looks at more challenging skills and your teamwork. Units covered:

  • Actions
  • Handling
  • Manners
  • Travelling
  • Walking
  • Tricks
  • Theory

Entry requirements:

  • Basic Canine Skills certificate
  • Min age: 6 months


Advanced - This is the most difficult skills in this course which set the dogs up to progress onto specialist courses. Units covered:

  • Actions
  • Handling
  • Manners
  • Tricks
  • Walking
  • Theory

Entry requirements:

  • Intermediate Canine Skills certificate
  • Min age: 8 months

Canine Skills

  • Product Code: CanineSkills
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  • £20.00


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