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Part time Advanced K9 Psychology AC080

Kingston Maurward College

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Advanced K9 Psychology AC080 Qualification College Certificate Qualification Level Level : na What do these levels mean? Duration : 1 Saturday month for 4 months Times : 4 x Saturday: 9.15 am - 4.45 pm Dates : 1 Saturday per month: 13.02.10, 13.03.10, 17.04.10, 15.05.10 Run by : Animal Care Department. Tutor : Ann Bond Awarding Body Kingston Maurward College Is it right for me? Take a journey deeper into the anatomy and psychology of a dog's brain and behaviour. Just what is going on inside when they display behaviours that we find alarming or confusing? What appear to be actions of choice from the dog are often biologically driven behaviours which become habits over time. Before attempting to modify a dog's problem behaviour, it is essential to have an understanding of the internal processes of the dog's body as well as the external body language. This is a follow on course for students who have completed the Intermediate K9 Psychology course and is delivered one day per month for four months, with assignments set after each day. What qualifications will I need? Must have completed Intermediate K9 Psychology (AC085). Ability to study and work at a level 3 standard. What will I be learning about? Evolution up to present day Breeds and their development Anatomy and function of the dog's brain and nervous system Fears, phobias and anxiety, hormones and effect on health and behaviour Legislation Types of aggression, causes and modification Alternative therapies and training in modification What is involved? 1 day per month for 4 months ' lectures, discussions, practicals. Assignments set after each day. 13.02.10 13.03.10 17.04.10 15.05.10 Where will it take me? Any professional career related to dogs and their behaviour. What materials are required? Stationery and writing materials What is next? HE Animal Behaviour courses. How will I be assessed? Successful completion of assignments. How much will it cost? ?295 Money Matters

Advanced K9 Psychology AC080 Qualification College Certificate Qualification Level Level : na What do these levels mean? Duration : 1 Saturday month for 4 months Times : 4 x Saturday: 9.15 am - 4.45 pm Dates : 1 Saturday per month: 13.02.10, 13.03.10, 17.04.10, 15.05.10 Run by : Animal Care Department. Tutor : Ann Bond Awarding Body Kingston Maurward College Is it right for me? Take a journey...

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