The IMDT For Today's Dog Trainers & Behaviourists

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Dates:  4th, 5th, 6th and 7th May 2021 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th September 2021   Duration:    4 days: 9am to 3pm     Perth Venue:   The IMDT Training Paddock, Helena... [ Read more ]



4th, 5th, 6th and 7th May 2021

7th, 8th, 9th and 10th September 2021
4 days: 9am to 3pm
Perth Venue:
The IMDT Training Paddock, Helena Valley 6056
The four day Practical Dog instructors Course is a real hands on course designed to give candidates practical coaching skills in the group class environment.

Attendees are welcome to bring their own dogs, if attendees are unable to bring a dog to the course there will be opportunity to work with a dog attending the course

An enjoyable and intensive 4 days of practical coaching. The stepping stone many students need between knowledge gained and experience gained.

4 Day Practical Instructors Course content:

coaching exercises
methods and exercises to teach in class
group class exercises for beginners to advanced
how to 'teach' , not just steward
observational skills
class planning, layout and dynamics
structuring the class
applying solid learning theory to practical classes
teaching real people with real dogs

* ALL attendees receive a comprehensive workbook covering many exercises and techniques to use in class!*

Cost $770

Students are encouraged to bring their own dog. The course is suitable for dogs who are dog social and people social, and are confident working in a group environment. Please feel free to contact our team via email to discuss your dog's suitability or if you have any questions about the course structure.

For those who do not have a suitable dog, or are travelling and not able to bring their dog, we have several dogs available who are always happy to work with new people!


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Course Feedback


AN AMAZING COURSE, I JUST LOVED IT! This course is all about getting out there and teaching classes, building your confidence, so much practical experienced gained by doing this course. The attendees and presenters were all welcoming and very supportive of each other. I has the best 4 days training my dog as well as learning! SO MUCH FUN!



Amazing course! I learnt so much from the IMDT team and have found some new confidence for incorporating some fun new ideas into classes. The feedback is invaluable and the other trainers made for a supportive and uplifting group!

Georgia Kerr


As a total beginner to the dog training world i was really nervous about doing this course and I'm not going to lie day one was a real struggle . Being around so many knowledgeable people I questioned wether or not I belonged in the course - BUT by day 4 I confidently gave a full 20 minute class! I can't recommend this course highly enough the wealth of knowledge I have taken away from Fiona, Laura and all the other people on the course is amazing :) and I'm looking forward to doing all the other courses!

Thanks again for all the support and encouragement especially when I thought I couldn't do it - Sian

Sian Randall

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