practical training

Advanced behavior
and problem solving

who is it for?

This course is perfect if you want to work full time or part time with behaviour and problem solving.

Upon completion you will be a awarded Nordic Education Centre for Dog Trainers DOG TRAINER AND BEHAVIOUR SPECIALIST DIPLOMA.

After completing the education we offer further hands-on help in our uniqe online membership group: Dog Pro Entrepreneur to help you start up and run your own successful business.

As we are expanding internationally, we’re also always looking for new level 1 and level 2 teachers, which postitions we offer only to those that has finished our Diploma.

subjects and practical training:

  • Hands-on pracical training
  • Consultation reports
  • Very good understanding of dog langugage and observation skills
  • Extensive understanding of behaviour related to fear, anxiety and aggression
  • Extensive understanding of facilitating activities for dogs with basic problem behaviour
  • Advanced training and problem behavoiur
  • Dog advocacy and ethics
  • Advanced instruction methods

Students do not bring their own dogs to the practical in-person seminars.

how does it work?

Online pre-recorded lectures, self study and 6 hand-in consultation reports.

This course requires enhanced pracical assessements and extensive self-study.

This course has no group work, only individual study/work.

For an advanced certificate level 3 and 4:
optional 5 day intensive in-person seminar in Norway.
Extra cost apply. 
Click here for more information and registration.

Next in-person seminar:
17th – 21st of June 2023.

Next start: 7th of January 2023

Online seminar: the 7th and 8th of January.

Monthly Q&A’s on Thursdays throughout the course.

Upon sucessful completion you will be awarded Nordic Education Centre for Dog Trainers DIPLOMA.

Dates for the optional in-person seminar in Norway for level 3 and 4:
Saturday the 17th of June – Wednesday the 21st of June 2023.

Students do not bring their own dogs to the practical in-person seminars.


6 months

Lisbeth Borg de Waard
Dr. Amber Batson
Turid Rugaas
Julia Robertson
Jonas Christensen
Anne Lill Kvam

Language: English