Australia’s leading private training provider to the dog training industry.
Established 1993 – CIC (Dog Training & Behaviour) is Australia’s longest running professional Dog Training Instructor Program based in Melbourne. The CIC program is a Victorian State Government Approved Program under the the Domestic Animal Regulations 2015 (DAR) 52 (8) and administered through the Australian Association of Professional Dog Trainers Inc (AAPDT). The program is delivered by Dog Trainers Australia.
About Dog Training School
Dog Trainer School is a division of award winning Command Dog Training School (Vic.) Pty Ltd.
The Training Director Basil Theofanides is a Nationally Accredited Trainer & Assessor by the Official Government Accreditation Authority.
- Provide structured competency based training for student trainers
- Provide opportunities for people to learn through understanding the art of professional dog training
- Provide access to foreign students to study at Dog Trainers Australia to become Certified Instructors and trainers
- Encourage, promote & provide better training practices
- Educate & train people to understand dogs & their behaviour
- Promote the benefits of the Eclectic Training method and discourage harsh methods of training
- Provide Certified Instructor Courses (CIC) Dog Training & Behaviour for members of the public
- Provide Canine Management Workshops for Animal Management Officers
- Provide OH&S workshops related to safe canine management
- Provide better education for all trainers & instructors
- Develop & implement Computer Data Base Management Systems specific to the dog training industry
- Assess for Quality Assurance Accreditation (QA) to the dog training industry
- Liaise with the government on the development of codes of practice for dog trainers & dog training establishments
Testimonials From Our Students
Sing Lam Yancy Basil, thank you so much for your patience and support. The best thing is the range it covers, from theories to practical training to styles of teaching by different instructors. With so many chances of observing and handling different types of dogs it certainly helped a lot.
Meet Our Team
Dog Trainers School boasts an expansive team of talented dog trainers and dedicated specialists with a tremendous amount of relevant, hands-on experience.
Director of Training