Vicki Austin’s Dog Training Insight Workshop

Vicki Austin Holistic Dog TrainingCost: $239
Next Course Date: Saturday 12 August 2017
Location:
 TAFE Ultimo College

Vicki Austin professional dog trainer with over 20 years of experience, will be presenting the effective use of reward based techniques and how to identify, when a well considered punishment maybe the more humane approach inspired by Author Steven R Lindsay handbook of Applied Dog Behaviour and Training, Volumes 1, 2, and 3 which advocates a philosophical approach to train a dog hence the term cynopraxic training.

Vicki Austin professional dog trainer with over 20 years of experience, will be presenting the effective use of reward based techniques and how to identify, when a well considered punishment maybe the more humane approach inspired by Author Steven R Lindsay handbook of Applied Dog Behaviour and Training, Volumes 1, 2, and 3 which advocates a philosophical approach to train a dog hence the term cynopraxic training.

This course will explore the human / dog relationship and students will learn the brilliant simplicity of training demonstrated by a range of techniques of positive reinforcement under operant / instrumental conditioning. It also investigates the role of pavlovian / classical conditioning in training concluding with how and when the use of positive punishment under operant conditioning is appropriate and its possible side effects.

This full day workshop also identifies and explores Industry Occupational Health and Safety standards.

This presentation is suitable for anyone working in the dog training industry or participating in dog sports. It will give the uninitiated an introduction to the joys and complexities of dog training.

Topics include:
– identify and respond to animal behaviour;
– maintain occupational health and safety processes;
– class instruction technique.

Register at the TAFE Ultimo website here 

* Vicki’s Holistic Dog Training Workshop can be presented to private and commercial groups.

TAFE - Ultimo. Dog TrainingCertificates of attendance will be provided from TAFE NSW and Vicki Austin.
There is no formal assessment for this
event.
More information at TAFE Ultimo:
Contact: Kerry Nichol
Phone: 02 9217 3954
Mobile: 0438 963 59
Email: kerry.nichol@tafensw.edu.au