Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Dog Walking

Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Dog Walking

If you are looking for a career within the animal care industry, or already own a pet sitting/doggy day care/dog walking business, then this qualification is perfect for you!

Key facts

  • Start date: Please see below for start dates
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Location: Brooksby
  • Fees: £250

Your future

Learners may wish to progress onto further learning and training within this area.

Entry requirements

Applicants will need to be 16 or over and have access to one dog for the second day of the course (Sunday).

About the course

This is a two day course running on Saturday and Sunday  (10am – 5pm).

You will gain the practical skills and knowledge that are important for working as a competent dog walker.

The qualification covers:

  • Roles and responsibilities of a professional dog walker
  • Legislation and codes of practice
  • Breeds and Behaviours
  • Walking and controlling a dog
  • Problems, injuries and emergencies

How to apply


  • Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th October 2020
  • Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th May 2021

To apply Click here to download the course enrolment form. Please note that you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to complete the form.  Please email any completed forms to hdixon@smbgroup.ac.uk.

Click here to read the Short Course Booking Procedures.