Professional Development & Training


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Professional Development and Training

Members Benefits Programme - Canine Course Discounts


We have teamed up with some of the UK's leading professional vocational training companies to help our members with Continuing Professional Development (CPD) who provide generous discounts on some of their canine related courses. (T&Cs apply and the providers reserve the right to withdraw offers at any time).


CPD refers to the process of tracking and documenting the skills, knowledge and experience that you gain both formally and informally as you work, beyond any initial training.
CPD is important because it helps ensure you continue to be competent in your profession. It is an ongoing process and continues throughout your career to help further develop yourself and your consequently, your business e.g. taking on additional staff, offering additional services etc.


Our partners include:

IMDT - canine training courses

Compass Education and Training - canine related courses

Pet Industry Federation (PIF) - City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate of Competency in Dog Walking

Centre of Excellence Online - canine related courses


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