KCAI - Kennel Club Accreditation for Instructors in
Dog Training & Canine Behaviour
To see the offical KCAI website go to: http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/kcai/
In 2001 The Kennel Club launched an education programme that would lead to a qualification, and the accolade for instructors and behaviourists to become Kennel Club Accredited Instructors in Dog Training & Canine Behaviour. It was later to become approved by City & Guilds NPTC at level 4, and is now considered a much sought after qualification and a mark of excellence.
So - thanks to the KC and a group of dedictated volunteers - for the first time in the UK, instructors involved in teaching dog training and advising on canine behaviour have the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised, credible and externally verified qualification, with the added kudos of being presented by the Kennel Club. This programme has been specifically designed to raise the standards of dog training instruction and referral and provide an education and CPD pathway for instructors and behaviourists. Dog owners and dog training enthusiasts will also benefit by having the reassurance of a national standard to ensure that they are provided with the best quality advice and service.
Angela White has been involved in the KCAI from the start. She was a founder member and advisor and is now KCAI board member (Vice Chairman of the Board), assessor, verifyer, mentor, consultant, PR expert spokes person, promoter and programme developer.
Of course with such a strong passion and support for the KCAI, all IABTC courses have direct links and make excellent evidence for those working towards or developing CPD for KCAI.
The IABTC hosts regular mentor sessions for those working towards acceditation.
"Kennel Club Instructors are Great Teachers!"