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ACM40321 Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training

Our next intake will begin study on 1 April 2023

Register your interest below receive more course information and to be placed on the contact list when enrolments open in March 2023.

Delta Institute's ACM40321 Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training is a nationally recognised vocational training course.  This course offers you a pathway to a rewarding career as a positive reinforcement dog training professional.


Our course has been designed and developed by experts in their fields including Veterinarian Specialist in Behavioural Medicine (Dr Jacqueline Ley), behaviour veterinarians, professional dog trainers, highly successful dog training business owners and talented business communication specialists.

Course features include:

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We've collaborated with  Pet Professional Guild Australia (PPGA)  to provide our students with professional experience in positive reinforcement dog training.

Find out more about the exciting Delta Institute X PPGA collaboration.


Delta Institute (RTO Code: 90250) offers a nationally recognised vocational training course which satisfies the training.gov.au requirements to issue a Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training.


Course Overview


Course Overview

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The 16 units of competency included in the Delta Institute course are:

  • ACMBEH301 Identify behaviours and interact safely with animals

  • ACMGEN303 Assess the welfare status of an animal

  • ACMGEN305 Provide advice on companion animal selection and general care

  • ACMGEN402 Advise on animal industry compliance and practices

  • ACMGEN304 Promote positive wellbeing in self and others in animal care workplaces

  • ACMWHS401 Maintain workplace health and safety processes

  • ACMBEH402 Develop, implement and monitor enrichment strategies for animals

  • ACMBEH403 Evaluate animal conditioning methodology and program design

  • ACMBEH404 Condition animal behaviour

  • ACMBEH405 Provide individual advice on animal behaviour management and training

  • ACMBEH406 Conduct group training classes for animal owners or carers

  • TAEDEL301 Provide work skill instruction

  • ACMGEN315 Communicate effectively with clients and team members

  • ACMBEH407 Conduct animal behavioural assessments

  • ACMBEH501 Work collaboratively to manage complex animal behaviour

  • ACMARM407 Conduct community awareness programs

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