This program is designed to teach you how to enter the Termite Detector Dog business. It is also perfect for any Pest Control Company that wants to train their own dog or have an in-house termite dog trainer. The program will be taught through lecture, video presentation and instruction with our highly qualified instructors. Your trainer will actually be with you during 2 – 3 of your daily training sessions each week using the power of the internet. In the six week program you will learn how to train a termite detection dog. We also have a section on business, where we teach you to start your own business selling dogs or starting a termite detection service. Students will be required to demo basic training and handling skills with their dog . There is a practical and verbal exam to complete this course.
What you will learn:
How to select a dog for detection work
Selection of training aids Setting up a training area
What is a passive response dog
Putting the dog on odor
Leash handling techniques and drill movements
How to begin search drills
Developing the three main types of search drills
Effects of temperature, humidity and air currents
Safety concerns for you and your dog
Health, care and feeding
Training records and logs
The business of termite dog training
How to sell termite detection dogs
How to start an termite detection service
This is a six week program. You need an internet ready computer and a phone. You will train daily with your dog and attend 1 online seminar a week. We will also attend 2 – 3 of your daily training sessions using the power of the internet.
Program Start Dates:
January 16 – February 20 – March 20
April 17 – May 15 – June 19
July 17 – August 21 – September 18
October 16 – November 20 – December 18
REGISTER EARLY , class size is limited and we need to send you a video to help you select a dog to train in the program.