(NOTE: THIS COURSE IS OFFERED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ONLY AND NOT AVAILABLE TO CIVILIANS)
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.
Teams (dog and handler) will be trained to an agreed operational accreditation level. As a minimum, Dog Force Australia will train teams based on the following standards which align with the Australasian Police Dog Trial standards. Both dog and handler will achieve competency in;
Full exposure and assessment to ensure the team is comfortable in a range of operational environments and stimulus likely to be encountered by a Police Detection Dog Team.
Drug Detection Dog Teams will be fully accredited on the following narcotic odours:
Firearms and Explosive Detection Dog Teams will be fully accredited on the following odours:
Cadaver (Human Remains) Detection Dogs will be fully accredited on the following odours:
Numbers for this course is strictly limited to six participants. This course is largely delivered by practical “one on one” instruction by former canine law enforcement dog trainers. A suitably pre-trained dog is required by each participant for this course. Dogs may be provided by the participant or can be sourced by Dog Force Australia (cost additional).
The units of competency delivered are:
ACMSPE304A Provide basic care of dog
ACMGAS306A Assist with conditioning of animals.
PSPBDR303 Deploy detector dog
CSCDOG007 Train dogs in agility work