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Dog Trainer Membership

Join the National Institute for Canine Ethics as a Level 3 Dog Trainer member today and boost your professional profile, while working towards ABTC Recognition.

Who Can Join as a NICE Dog Trainer Member?

​The NICE Dog Trainer Membership is available in 3 levels. Student, Practising and Full.

Student Membership

Perfect for dog trainers who are at the beginning of their CPD journey. As a student member, you will be working towards an ABTC approved level 3 course or the NICE Examination of Knowledge and Understanding available here.

Practising Membership

Available to dog trainers who have completed either an ABTC approved level 3 course or the NICE Examination of Knowledge and Understanding. As a practising member, you will be working towards the NICE Examination of Practical Skills available here. Practising Members are required to complete and evidence 15 hours of CPD per year.

Full Membership

Applicants to full membership will have successfully completed the NICE Examination of Practical Skills. Full Members are required to complete and evidence 15 hours of CPD per year.

All membership types require that you work professionally and ethically with dogs and can show you have studied and practised positive, force-free methods. There are no limits on the courses you have studied, as long as they meet the NICE code of conduct and ethics.

Not sure which membership level is right for you?

Answer a few questions about your study history and find the right membership for you.

  • Dog Trainer Student

    80£
    Every year
    Including two free monthly webinars and all prior recordings.
     
What’s Included?

The NICE Dog Trainer membership includes all the same great benefits as our other membership levels for a full 12 months.

  • Access to free expert webinars and member meetings every month.

  • Open access to the library of previous video webinars. 

  • Receive NICE support through your professional journey with dogs with a record of your CPD and personalised advice for routes or professional progression. 

  • A NICE CPD Members badge for your website and social media.

  • Exclusive discounts on your next CPD course through Canine Principles and the ISCP.

  • Assurance for your clients that your professional development and standards are assessed every six months by the National Institute for Canine Ethics.

How Do I Join?

Choose your membership level, select the Join Now option and complete the simple application form. All we need today are some details about yourself. Your CPD can be uploaded directly from your membership account at a letter time.

Your Subscription

Nice membership is an annual subscription service. You will pay today for a one year subscription and automatically renew at the same time next year. You will be notified via email before any subsequent payments are made, giving you full control to manage your membership.

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