IABTC is now a Preferred Educational Provider for KCAI and a Recognised Centre for
Open College Network and
Founded in 1996 and led by Angela White, the IABTC is dedicated to the education of dog owners and those who are teaching them - we specialise in courses, workshops and seminars for dog training instructors, behaviourists and enthusiasts. All of our courses are carefully structured to offer you exactly what you want and need to make progress and we have highly qualified and experienced lecturers/instructors to guide you through the process.
Working with KCAI to ensure best posible canine professional standards, our programmes ensure a good mix of theoretical/academic knowledge and practical skills, all of which provide excellent evidence for KCAI (City & GuildsValidated level 4 qualification for dog training instructors and behaviourists). See the navigation bar for KCAI details.
We currently offer a range of IABTC Certified Courses covering:
Instructing Dog Training and Behaviour
Behaviour Problem Modification and Consultancy
Clicker & Target Training
As well as practical courses for dog enthusiasts including:
Heelwork to Music/Freestyle
Clicker & Target Training
Dog Sports Taster
Plus Dog Knowledge Seminars e.g.
Emergency First Aid for Dogs
What some of our clients have said....
“I would just like to say that I really enjoyed the course. I found it very informative and interesting. I really enjoyed working with all the children and think this gave me the confidence to get up in front of your class on Thursday evening.” Janet
“Many congratulations on a fantastic, informative but fun course. Such a lot of thinking for me to do over four days but I have come away feeling very motivated. Corinna
"Thank you for a fantastic four days training and it has given me a great insight of improving my skills in teaching pet dog owners". Dawn
"I thoroughly enjoyed myself on the course. It was lovely to meet both you and Jane and I have learnt a lot from you both. I look forward to coming on another course". Angie
"I really enjoyed the course it was brilliant to learn so much. The road to being a very good instructor is long and I'm just at the beginning!!! However, it's great to know what I need to work on. It was great meeting you and Jane, you were both inspirational and your course really was excellent. Best wishes". Kat
“Many thanks for the very thorough, constructive and helpful feedback from the course. It was an excellent week I really enjoyed the sessions and felt they gave me more confidence, knowledge and enthusiasm to continue developing dog training skills. Many thanks to both you and to Jane for the time and energy you spent in making it worthwhile and enjoyable for us all!” Marjorie
"Whether you are an experienced instructor or new to instructing the instructor's course is invaluable – Angela’s wealth of knowledge and experience has enabled me to take my dog training/instructing to a new level. Her inspirational style and friendly approach gives you the confidence to deal with a wide range of situations. Thanks Loads". Kim.
In 2012 IABTC agreed to donate use of its grounds for the regular training sessions of YALSAR (Yorkshire & Lincolnshire Search and Rescue).YALSAR is a Lowland Search and Rescue team that covers South Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. The group is made up entirely of volunteers who are willing to give up their time to help others and potentially save lives
Available 24 hours a day 365 days a year the team is equipped to reach even the farthest parts of the county within an hour.
YALSAR work with South Yorkshire Police,Humberside Police and other emergency services to undertake specialist searches or major incident support.
Haxey Study Centre,
The Lupine Centre