Canine Diploma Courses

Browse through the canine behavior diploma courses below to find a course most suitable for your requirements. If you are starting out or working towards full accreditation, you will find a suitable course.

Our canine behavior diploma courses are all correspondence which means that you can study part time at home from anywhere in South Africa and Africa.

All our courses are recognized by the Animal Behavior Consultants of South Africa, who are the registering authority in Southern Africa.

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You will find the number of modules per course, the detail of each module and fees.

This is the only course that Pet Sense College offers which includes classes and practical sessions. The courses consists of 8 modules and therefore offers the best value for money when comparing other similar courses.

professional dog walking diploma

With the rise in popularity and necessity of dog walkers as a vital service. To many dog owners it is important that the owner has the reassurance that the walker knows what they are doing and their dog is in safe hands.
This course provides the walker with essential knowledge to carry out that task.


This course is a combination of relevant modules from several courses for those who would benefit from a specific approach to training and behaviour rather than one or the other.  This course is ideal for students who would like to train dogs and understand dog behaviour in order to run effective dog training  classes.


The aim of the course is to introduce participants to the behaviour and psychology of the domestic dog. It is
designed to equip students with a basic knowledge of normal and unusual behaviours and their purposes or
what they can tell us about the dog.


This Level 3 behaviour course is designed to equip student with a basic knowledge of normal and unusual dog/canine behaviours and their purposes or what they can tell us about the dog

Canine Communications Diploma
This Level 2 programme is designed to equip the student with the knowledge to 'read' and understand dogs and how and what dogs communicate to each other and to humans.

Foundations in Canine Behaviour Management Diploma
This Level 3 course has been developed for those who aim to complete the Advanced Diploma in Canine Behaviour Management but would benefit from some preparatory studies. Canine behaviour study is a fascinating subject and this diploma covers the science and art of working with dogs.

This Level 5, degree equivalent course is designed to be the definitive course on canine behaviour management, for those who want to gain a superior understanding of dog behaviour problems in order to work in the field as a behaviourist or behaviour consultant.

Professional Day Care Operator Diploma
With the rise in popularity of Day Care facilities there is a need for properly educated people to run them. The Day Care Operator Diploma covers the essential information that is required to successfully run the dog aspects of a day care (business studies are not covered). It is recommended that successful students should consider further studies as career development with the Canine Communication and Canine Aggression programmes.

Canine Care and First Aid Diploma
This course will prove useful for anyone involved with dogs, from those who own dogs to those working with them such as in the case of boarding kennels.