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4 Week Detection Trainer Course

April 10 - May 5

4 Week Detection Trainer Course

This course is designed to help in the training of detection dogs. You can expect to learn protocol training for odor and also to problem solve, set up training situations, and to set up a maintenance training schedule. Most importantly you will learn proper selection of a detection dog.
This class is designed to be a great resource for new trainers or any one working and training detection dogs. It can also be used as a fundamentals refresher course for K9 Program Supervisors as well.

As a trainer, you must thoroughly understand and apply principles of conditioning. During the four week course a trainer will be receiving classroom instruction using a variety of instruction materials that will assist you in reaching the objectives of the course.

This course will measure your attainment of specific course objective with one comprehensive written exam which you must score an 88% to pass. Performance objectives will be measured using progress checks. The majority of the course will be hands on and learning as you go.
Each trainer will be assigned 2 “green” dogs to train from green to our certification standards while maintaining accurate and proper training records.

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April 10
May 5


Southern Coast K9
(877) 903-3647


New Smyrna Beach, FL