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PROFESSIONAL COMPANION ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR AND TRAINING COURSES 

 

Do you want to further your knowledge and professional understanding by distance learning in a range of specialised subjects, including canine and feline behaviour and training, the study of animal psychology and the science of animal behaviour?

 

COAPE offers a number of courses specially tailored to introduce you to the study, practice and applications of dog and cat behaviour work, or to help you develop your professional understanding and advance your existing career in the companion animal field.

 

Courses leading to Regulated Qualifications

A number of our courses can lead to Regulated Qualifications. Students whose assessments reach the required standards will be awarded a Regulated Qualification through CERTA. These qualifications are listed on the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) and regulated by Ofqual, the official Government regulator of qualifications, examinations and assessment in England and of vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland

 

COAPE Introductory Courses

These courses are written and assessed by COAPE tutors as an introduction to the study of companion animal behaviour, both for students who wish to progress onto formally accredited and regulated courses later and/or for existing professionals and pet owners to improve their knowledge and understanding of pet behaviour. These courses come packed with COAPE's full expertise in tutoring and assessment procedures to ensure that students enjoy the learning process and achieve their full potential.

 

For more details of our courses or to book a place, please click on a course title.

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RCDP1 - COAPE Higher Diploma Year 1: The Principles of Companion Animal Behaviour and Training; DipCABT (RQF Level 4)

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RCDP2 - COAPE Higher Diploma Year 2: The Practical Application of Companion Animal Behaviour and Training; DipCABT (RQF Level 5)

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RCDP3 - COAPE Higher Diploma Year 3: Applied Clinical Pharmacology, Neurophysiology and Therapeutics in Companion Animal Behaviour Therapy; DipCABT (RQF Level 6)

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CAN2: Certificate in Companion Animal Nutrition; CertCAN (RQF Level 3)

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CA0: Dogwise - Becoming a Better Dog Trainer by Engaging the Mind of the Dog

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CA1: Think Companion Animal - an Introduction to Canine and Feline Behaviour

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CA2: Think Cat - Homing in on the Highly Specialised Yet Enigmatic Nature of the Pet Cat

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CA3: The Feline Mind - Exploring the Psychology of the Behaviour of the Cat

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CA4: The Canine Mind - Exploring the Psychology of the Behaviour of the Dog

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CA5: Think Ethology - the Science of Animal Behaviour and How to Study it

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