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Pet Sitter and Dog Walker Training Diploma

Pet Sitter and Dog Walker Training Diploma



The perfect course for animal lovers who want to take their love for pets and make it their career! The Pet Sitter and Dog Walker Training Diploma is the perfect course to make your passion your business and love every moment doing.

In this detailed training course you learn; how to run a pet sitting and dog walking business, how to put together a first aid kit for yourself and dogs, while also learning how to provide optimal physical and mental stimulation for the animals that you’re pet sitting.

The Pet Sitter and Dog Walker Training Diploma covers everything from; emergency regulatory procedures, animal care, food and nutrition and marketing strategies for your new pet sitting/dog walking business.

Highlights of The Pet Sitter and Dog Walker Training Diploma

  • Learn the importance of safety in regards to animal welfare
  • Learn how to walk a dog
  • Undertake pre-service visits
  • Learn how to ensure tight record keeping
  • Understand the importance of securing animals during transport
  • Learn tips for making excellent quality food
  • Understand the process of caring for rabbits and guinea pigs
  • Learn strategies for business growth.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Pet Sitter and Dog Walker Training Diploma is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

Introduction to Pet Sitting and Dog Walking
Introduction to Pet Sitting 00:30:00
The Importance of Safety 00:30:00
Dog Walking 00:45:00
Service and Responsibilities
Pre-Service Visit 00:30:00
Forms and Record Keeping 00:30:00
Pet Sitting Duties & Time Allocation 00:20:00
Importance of Safety
The Importance of Securing Animals During Transport 00:30:00
What kind of food will you choose for your pets? 00:15:00
Preventing your pet from high temperature in warm hot months 00:20:00
Food and Nutrition
Nutrients to Supply Pets with Food Made at Homes 01:00:00
Tips to Make Excellent Quality Food 00:30:00
Classification of Fish 01:00:00
The Process of Caring for Rabbits and Guinea Pigs 00:30:00
Animal Care
 Birds Care 00:30:00
Understanding Pets Ailments and Symptoms 00:45:00
Emergency Care 01:00:00
Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Business
Setting up your Pet Sitting and Dog Walking business 00:45:00
Marketing Strategies 00:30:00
Pricing & Costs 00:45:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Pet Sitter and Dog Walker Training Diploma 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Pet Sitter and Dog Walker Training Diploma 00:20:00

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