Courses

Our training methodology is world-class best practice ensuring our dogs and handlers deliver first-class service in all forms of explosive and narcotics detection or patrol dog work.

As a Registered Training Organisation with the Australian Skills Qualification Authority (ASQA), all of Dog Force Australia’s dog handling services are supported by nationally recognised training under the Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) Quality Framework.

General Public Courses

Conservation Detection Dog Handler Course

The Conservation Detection Dog Handlers Program (Novice & Advanced) is designed specifically for those wishing to enter the field of Conservation and Biosecurity Detection Dog Handling.

Dangerous Dog Management Workshop

Dog Force Australia has developed a workshop aimed at assisting those working in animal control and regulation industry sectors including Council Rangers, RSPCA Inspectors, Police and Animal Shelter Employees.

Detection Dog Operations Course

The Detection Dog Operations Course is specifically designed for civilian participants currently employed (or seeking employment) as a detection dog handler.

Security Dog Operations Course

This course is specifically designed for participants currently employed (or seeking employment) as a professional guard dog handler in the security industry. The course provides high level security dog handling skills for both handler and dog.

Security Licensing – Guarding with a Dog (Short Course)

This course is designed specifically for those students who have already completed (or intend to complete) a Certificate III in Security Operations and wish to extend their qualifications and skills to include Guarding with a Dog for security licensing purposes.

Conservation Detection Dog Handler Course

The Conservation Detection Dog Handlers Program (Novice & Advanced) is designed specifically for those wishing to enter the field of Conservation and Biosecurity Detection Dog Handling.

Dangerous Dog Management Workshop

Dog Force Australia has developed a workshop aimed at assisting those working in animal control and regulation industry sectors including Council Rangers, RSPCA Inspectors, Police and Animal Shelter Employees.

Detection Dog Operations Course

The Detection Dog Operations Course is specifically designed for civilian participants currently employed (or seeking employment) as a detection dog handler.

Security Dog Operations Course

This course is specifically designed for participants currently employed (or seeking employment) as a professional guard dog handler in the security industry. The course provides high level security dog handling skills for both handler and dog.

Security Licensing – Guarding with a Dog (Short Course)

This course is designed specifically for those students who have already completed (or intend to complete) a Certificate III in Security Operations and wish to extend their qualifications and skills to include Guarding with a Dog for security licensing purposes.

Online Courses

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Service Dog Agency Courses

These courses are only offered government, military, law enforcement agencies or corrective services organisations.

Correctional Dog Handler Course – Detection Operations

This is a course designed for corrective service organisations. The course provides high level detection dog handling skills in narcotics, explosives and identified contraband.

Correctional Dog Handler Course – General Purpose Operations

This course is designed specifically for corrective services organisations. The course provides high level dog handling skills. Participants will be instructed in all facets of handling a General Purpose Corrections Dog in an operational context.

Police Dog Handler Course – Detection Operations

This course is specifically designed for delivery to law enforcement agencies. The course can be delivered to either novice handlers or in a “re-team” context to experienced handlers.

Police Dog Handler Course – General Purpose Operations

This course is specifically designed for delivery to law enforcement agencies. The course can be delivered to either novice handlers or in a “re-team” context to experienced handlers.

Correctional Dog Handler Course – Detection Operations

This is a course designed for corrective service organisations. The course provides high level detection dog handling skills in narcotics, explosives and identified contraband.

Correctional Dog Handler Course – General Purpose Operations

This course is designed specifically for corrective services organisations. The course provides high level dog handling skills. Participants will be instructed in all facets of handling a General Purpose Corrections Dog in an operational context.

Police Dog Handler Course – Detection Operations

This course is specifically designed for delivery to law enforcement agencies. The course can be delivered to either novice handlers or in a “re-team” context to experienced handlers.

Police Dog Handler Course – General Purpose Operations

This course is specifically designed for delivery to law enforcement agencies. The course can be delivered to either novice handlers or in a “re-team” context to experienced handlers.

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