The Dog Trainer Professional program is for the highly motivated trainer who has specific goals for improving knowledge, skills, and career prospects. The course blends online learning with hands-on instruction from some of the best teachers in the field.

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Melbourne, Australia | Alexis Davison

Application Deadline:

April 25, 2022

Our 6-month Dog Trainer Professional program is for the highly motivated dog trainer who is looking to advance his/her skills and career prospects to their highest levels. The program combines online learning with hands-on instruction and is divided into four online Units and four two-day hands-on workshops; complete an online Unit and then attend a two-day workshop at the end of each Unit.

What About Covid 19?  We have it covered.  In the event that it is not safe for a workshop to be held in person, it can be delivered as scheduled in a virtual workshop environment. The adaptations we have made deliver the excellent education experience for which the Dog Trainer Professional program is known while keeping everyone safe in this unique time. If you have questions kindly contact [email protected]


Application Deadline

Apply anytime before 25 April 2022

Enrollment Date

Your course will begin on 6 May 2022

On-Site Workshop Dates

  • Workshop 1: Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 June 2022
  • Workshop 2: Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 August 2022
  • Workshop 3: Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 September 2022
  • Workshop 4: Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 November 2022


Dog Trainer Professional program: 5,400 AUD. Find out more about financing options, including our installment no-interest loan.



  • Integrated online learning and hands-on workshops
  • Travel 4 times to this location for your workshops
  • Bring your dog to each 2-day workshop

COVID Requirements

Please note students will need to be fully vaccinated with a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccination to attend the workshop venue.

Dog Vaccination Requirements

Dogs that enter the Seeing Eye Dogs facility will need to have a current vaccination for parvovirus, distemper, hepatitis, parainfluenza virus and bordetella bronchiseptica.  These vaccination certificates will be  collected (via email) by KPA faculty and sent to the Seeing Eye Dogs Veterinarian prior to workshop one.  If dogs require boosters during the DTP course these updated certificates would also need to be collected.


Accommodation nearby:
We recommend visiting one of the holiday accommodation websites to search for dog-friendly rentals.  Here are some links (ensure you type in pet friendly and contact owners to check their pet policy before booking):

Veterinarians Nearby

Kensington Veterinary Clinic
45 Epsom Rd, Kensington, Vic, 3031
Phone: (03) 9372 2733

Advanced Vetcare 
26 Robertson St, Kensington, Vic 3031
Phone: (03) 9092 0400
Open 24 hrs


Application Deadline:
April 25, 2022
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Alexis Davison
6 month dog trainer professional training program with Alexis Davison
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Training Facility

Seeing Eye Dogs Australia
17 Barrett St
Kensington,, Victoria, 3031 Australia
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