Class Details: This in an online course with a combination of written guidance, video tutorials and weekly feedback on your own training.

Class Format: The course is delivered via the Thinkific platform.  You work through at your own pace but are encouraged to train your puppies for short periods daily and access the course weekly, so progression is steady and training consistent.  A three minute video can be submitted weekly for feedback.  You will have up to 12 weeks to complete the course and can start at any time.  The assessment for the award will usually be via live video link.

Who is it for? The course designed to either progress you and your puppy from the Puppy Essentials Course or as a start for training with your puppy.  The course will allow you to work towards the APDT Good Companion Award.  


What’s included

·       written & video tuition learning and progressing basic behaviours

·       clicker training tuition

·       handouts as a refresher of the class and with homework

·       weekly video submission for feedback

·       Continuing assessment for the award

·       Certificate and rosette for those passing their APDT Good Companion Puppy Award


The Award: Full details of the puppy award criteria can be found here  


Cost: £80

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