Next Intake:
Domestic Student
Course Duration

Online + Practical

Self Paced

Up to 24 months

Practical Training

2-weeks full time

Course Fee


*Course Fees include Enrolment fee and Material fee

Entry Requirement

Year 10 High School certificate or equivalent OR Certificate IV in a relevant qualification OR Mature aged student

International Student
Course Duration
Full Time

We are currently unable to accept International Student

Working Holiday Visa

Online + 2 weeks full time

Course Fee


*Course Fees include Enrolment fee and Material fee

Entry Requirement

IELTS Language Score of 6.0 or equivalent

Dog Grooming 2
ACM40322 Cert IV in Animal Behaviour and Training

Do you have a passion for dogs and aspire to understand their behaviour and train them professionally?

ACM40322 Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training is Australia’s premier qualification for aspiring dog trainers and those passionate about animal behaviour. This comprehensive program provides a blend of both online learning and hands-on practical training with industry experts, ensuring students are well-equipped with the knowledge and skills essential for success in the field.

The curriculum delves deep into understanding animal behaviour, teaching students how to identify behaviours, interact safely with animals, and even evaluate and condition behavioural responses.Moreover, the course places a significant emphasis on ensuring the welfare and well-being of animals,imparting knowledge on enrichment strategies, welfare assessment, and promoting positive well-being.To ensure compliance and safety in the animal industry, students will also gain insights into best practices, industry compliance, and maintaining workplace health and safety.

The practical aspect of this course provides a hands-on experience that’s second to none. Students get to actively engage in animal behaviour management and training, conduct group training sessions for animal owners, and manage complex behavioural scenarios. They will also be equipped to conduct detailed behavioural assessments and provide basic first aid to animals. This holistic training approach ensures that graduates are not only knowledgeable but also confident and competent in their roles as animal trainers or behaviourists.

If you’re passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of animals and their owners, this is the course for you. Embark on a journey of learning and discovery in the exciting world of animal behaviour and training!

Units of Study

Core Units
Identify behaviours and interact safely with animals
Develop, implement and monitor enrichment strategies for animals
Evaluate animal conditioning methodology and program design
Condition animal behaviour
Assess the welfare status of an animal
Promote positive wellbeing in self and others in animal care workplace
Advise on animal industry compliance and practices
Maintain workplace health and safety processes
Elective Units
Provide basic animal first aid
Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
Provide general care of domestic dogs
Communicate effectively with clients and team members
Implement customer service strategies
Provide individual advise on animal behaviour management and training
Conduct group training classes for animal owners and carers
Conduct animal behavioural assessments

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