Cert IV Companion Animal Services

Formalise your qualifications and give yourself the best chance of success in the companion animal industry with Cert IV Companion Animal Services


Pet Professionals Australia is a division of Hanrob Pty Ltd and has been providing education and detector dog training services since 1994.
With expertise exceeding 25 years in specialty dog training, our specialised training division offers unparalleled education and detector dog training services to Australia and international governments as well as the pet industry and utility organisations.

The education is competency based theory and practical, providing training and coaching of skills for a vast range of clientele. The courses are designed for animal industry companies and organisations, government bodies, and students who want to study in the industry for pet services, dog training and utility organisations whose employees come into contact with animals (predominantly dogs and cats).

The course utilises all facets of operant and classical conditioning – we continually update our methods using the latest information and technologies available.
Pet Professionals Australia’s education programs present participants with a realistic perspective of the knowledge and skills required to work in the pet industry.

You need a strong interest in dog training but no prior experience is necessary. It is beneficial to have prior work experience in dog handling and general knowledge about dogs; however this is not a prerequisite for the course. Good interpersonal communication skills, sound literacy and numeracy abilities are needed. As this is a blended delivery course you will required access to a computer to meet the requirements of this course.

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Certification & Costs

On successful completion of the course you will receive a nationally recognised qualificationACM40317 Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services.

The class-room based course costs $2900 and payment options are available.

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Course Delivery & Dates

Cert IV Companion Animal Services is currently offered as a classroom-based course, with centres located in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

The next course starts on October 1  in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Additional locations will be available in 2020.

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Enrol Today

To enquire or enrol in our next Cert IV Companion Animal Services course, call 02 8203 3993 or complete our enquiry form by clicking the link below.