SOA-DDO – Detection Dog Operations Course


To provide the student with the skills to handle a detection dog in any operational environment.

Course Name: SOA-DDO - Detection Dog Operations Course
Course Code: SOA-DDO
Course Duration: 4 weeks
Training Plans: Detection Dog Operations Course - $5995.00 ($500.00 payable on enrolment)

The Statement of Attainment – Detection Dog Operations is a course designed for the student who intends to seek employment as a professional detection dog handler. The course provides high level detection dog handling skills in both narcotics and explosives. Students will be instructed in all facets of handling a detection dog in the operational context. The course is largely delivered by practical “one on one” instruction by former canine law enforcement dog trainers. Numbers for this course are strictly limited. Each student will require access to a suitable dog which will require suitability accreditation by Dog Force Australia trainers prior to the course commencing. Dog Force Australia are able to source and provide quality pre-trained detection dogs for students to purchase if required.


Written assignments and practical assessments

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Qualification Requirements:

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Units of Competence:
CodeUnit NameType
ACMGAS306A Assist with conditioning of animals Core
ACMSPE304A Provide basic care of dogs Core
PSPBORD303A Deploy detector dog Core