Principles of Dog Training and Behaviour OCN NI Accredited Course

Sun Jan 19

Mid Antrim Animal Sanctuary

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£ 100.00


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Event ID: 159

Would you like to learn more about dog behaviour and training? Or thinking of changing career to work with dogs?

Northern Ireland dog trainers and behaviourists Robin Bates and Sandra Gilliland will be teaching a 10-week accredited 'Principles of Dog Training & Behaviour' course running for 10 consecutive weeks

The course is accredited through the Open College Network Northern Ireland to level 3 standard and will be held on Sunday afternoons 2-4pm, in the Mid Antrim Animal Sanctuary, Greystone Road, Antrim T41 2QN

Areas that will be studied include:

- The development of the domestic dog

- Proven scientific dog training methods

- Canine body language and calming signals

- Dog behaviour problems and how to deal with them.

Two of the classes will be held at an outdoor dog training area to teach some practical aspects of the course where you will get the chance to hone your training skills with dogs.

You don’t need to bring your own dog to this class

Please book online here and you will then receive an email from with further information

Full price of the course is £420.00, and we expect £100 deposit upfront and then remainder payment to be made by 14 days before the course start date (we will send bank details)

The deposit is non refundable

This course will take place on Sunday afternoons 2-4pm for 10 consecutive weeks from 19th January to 22nd March 2020


Fabulous thank you. Robin was so reassuring that we can get to the bottom of one of our labs chewing everything...

Karen Walker

Refund Policy

Refunds on booked classes or workshops will be reviewed at the discretion of Robin Bates on a case to case basis.

Cancellations will not be granted after the course start date.

If you have made a mistake in the date of class booked or want to change to an alternative course date for mitigating circumstances please email Robin immediately after booking at