AAI foundation & certification
Foundation AAI and Therapy-Dog certification course
In conjunction with the team at Alpha Canine Professional
, Lead the Way offers an intensive six-day course for individuals wishing to train their dogs as Therapy-Dogs for work in Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI).
This intensive course, is designed to provide a solid foundation to begin your work in professional therapeutic settings (such as Animal-Assisted Therapy - AAT) or visiting, volunteer or recreational settings (such as Animal-Assisted Activities - AAA). The course provides a comprehensive background to Therapy-Dog training with the Canine Leadership System, handling, socialisation, psychology, body language, and Canine Good Behaviour Shaping. It also provides information to help get you started in Animal-Assisted Interventions, including how Human-Animal Interactions (HAI) are beneficial, how to manage ethical and legal issues, and understanding Occupational Health and Safety. At the end of this course, you will have the skills to begin your work together in visiting or professional therapy settings.
* Note: This course replaces the Intensive Therapy Dog Handlers Course - 5 days
Alpha Boarding Kennels, Macclesfield Victoria
See the application form below
$1,650 inc GST
Upon receiving your application you will receive your booking confirmation via email. This email will also outline our course payment terms, an indemnity contract and a list of pre-course requirements.