Applied Behaviour and Training - (15 credits)

This module is intended to build on the learning theories introduced in Behaviour for application to the field of animal training and behaviour therapy. This module will be a mix of theoretical and practical sessions allowing underpinning knowledge to be applied to practical animal handling and training across a range of species. Students will develop their handling skills and understanding in line with industry standards and regulating bodies. They will work towards completion of a handling assessment log which forms part of the ASAB Certified Clinical Animal Behaviourist accreditation process for registration with the ABTC as a Clinical Animal Behaviourist. Range to include dogs, cats, rabbits, horses and livestock.