Level 1 Provisional Handler Certification – Live Online

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Provisional Handler Certification (Level One) – Live Online This intensive short course runs live online over 3 days developing therapy dog handling skills from the comfort of your own home anywhere in Australia or the world. Students participate in live online workshops with our dedicated instructors interspersed with online lectures on canine training, socialisation and […]

Level 2 Visiting Team Certification – In Person Melbourne

Lead The Way Institute Training Centre Unit 5/91 Dorset Road, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

Level 2 Visiting Team Certification - In Person Melbourne Delivered face to face in Melbourne, this course is Level Two in our Certification programme. Running over three days with community visits, it provides graduates with the Team Certification required to begin working together in Canine Assisted Interactions (CAI). Handlers who have previously completed the Provisional Handler […]

WellPaws ESD Child/Family – Emotional Support Dog Programme – Part time 5 days

Lead The Way Institute Training Centre Unit 5/91 Dorset Road, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

WellPaws ESD Child/Family - Emotional Support Dog Programme - Part time 5 days This programme is for people who would like to train their dogs to provide them or a loved one with emotional support. It is ideally suited to parents and children. The part-time therapeutic program runs for three days in the first week, […]

(Re)Certification Canine – Online option available*

Lead The Way Institute Training Centre Unit 5/91 Dorset Road, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

(Re)Certification Canine (Waiting list only) - Online option available* THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL - WAITING LIST ONLY Delivered as a single face to face day in Melbourne (Re)Certification is an intensive and activity packed day running participants through the obedience, manners, and application skills a that form the Therapy Dog and handler assessments. (Re)Certification allows graduates to refresh and […]

WellPaws ESD Youth – Emotional Support Dog Programme – Full Time 5 days

Lead The Way Institute Training Centre Unit 5/91 Dorset Road, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

WellPaws ESD Youth - Emotional Support Dog Programme - Full Time 5 days This course is the delivered full-time over 5 consecutive days, and is suitable for young people (and support person) who have the capacity to attend the training centre each day.  The content is primarily aimed at teens and young adults, and their […]

WellPaws ESD Advanced – Eligible participants only

Lead The Way Institute Training Centre Unit 5/91 Dorset Road, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

WellPaws ESD Advanced - Eligible participants only This one day intensive is for ESD handlers to learn advanced training skills that will assist them to work with their dogs in more complex and challenging environments, and to workshop supportive tasks. For a full description of this course, including terms and conditions, and prices, please see […]

(Re)Certification Canine – In Person. Waiting List Only

Lead The Way Institute Training Centre Unit 5/91 Dorset Road, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

This course is now full. Waiting list only (Re)Certification Canine – In Person  Delivered as a single face to face day in Melbourne (Re)Certification is an intensive and activity packed day running participants through the obedience, manners, and application skills a that form the Therapy Dog and handler assessments. (Re)Certification allows graduates to refresh and recap on their skills after […]

Level 4 Advanced Team Certification – In Person Melbourne

Lead The Way Institute Training Centre Unit 5/91 Dorset Road, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

Level 4 Advanced Team Certification - In Person Melbourne Delivered face to face in Melbourne over two days and one evening (for community visit), this practical course consolidates the skills and knowledge learned during the Level Three preparation course. This course is Level Four in our Certification programme, providing graduates with Advanced Therapy Dog and Handler Team […]

Level 1 Provisional Handler Certification – In Person Melbourne (Waiting list only)

Lead The Way Institute Training Centre Unit 5/91 Dorset Road, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL. WAITING LIST ONLY. Level 1 Provisional Handler Certification - In Person Melbourne This intensive short course runs live face to face in Melbourne over 3 days developing therapy dog handling skills required for CAI. Students participate in live workshops with our dedicated instructors interspersed with lectures on canine training, socialisation and behaviour. […]

Level 2 Visiting Team Certification – In Person Melbourne

Lead The Way Institute Training Centre Unit 5/91 Dorset Road, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

Level 2 Visiting Team Certification - In Person Melbourne Delivered face to face in Melbourne, this course is Level Two in our Certification programme. Running over three days with community visits, it provides graduates with the Team Certification required to begin working together in Canine Assisted Interactions (CAI). Handlers who have previously completed the Provisional Handler […]