This is a summary of the Topics and Modules being offered this year, from May to November 2015. There is a different major Topic each month, comprising several different Modules or events (an Intensive, a Seminar, a Skills Workshop and a hands-on Practical Course). Each Topic / Month is colour-coded.
Each major Topic on the list has a link which you can follow to see more details about that Topic or return to program – Overview
Summary of the summary
May TOPIC 1 Blue
Understanding reward-based training
June TOPIC 2 Orange
Become A Pet Dog Training Specialist
July TOPIC 3 Green
Training RALPH: The Rambunctious Adolescent Lunging Posturing Hound
August TOPIC 4 Yellow
Positive & More… Training the Whole Dog
September TOPIC 5 Purple
Puppy Training and Socialisation – a multitude of sins
October TOPIC 6 Navy
Alternatives to Punishment
November TOPIC 7 Burgundy
Understanding Your Dog – body language and communication
Summary of Topics, dates and Modules
NEWSFLASH! Saturday Stream now available
Only $150 for two full Saturdays, or $825 for all seven topics. Take advantage of the club or group offer (register for 5 places, get one free) and the cost is only $50 for each full-day Saturday.
The Saturday Stream consists of two Saturdays per month, usually the second and fourth Saturday of the month (but check dates). The first Saturday presents the INTENSIVE from 10-30 am to 5-30 pm (a repeat of the previous Sunday INTENSIVE), and the second Saturday presents the SEMINAR (a repeat of the previous Monday SEMINAR) from 11 am to 1 pm, followed by the SKILLS WORKSHOP from 2 pm to 5 pm.
SAT 16th MAY 2015 10-30 am to 5-30 pm INTENSIVE
SAT 30th MAY 2015 11 am to 5 pm SEMINAR & WORKSHOP
SAT 13th JUN 2015 10-30 am to 5-30 pm INTENSIVE
SAT 27th JUN 2015 11 am to 5 pm SEMINAR & WORKSHOP
SAT 11th JUL 2015 10-30 am to 5-30 pm INTENSIVE
SAT 25TH JUL 11 am to 5 pm SEMINAR & WORKSHOP
SAT 15th AUG 2015 10-30 am to 5-30 pm INTENSIVE
SAT 29th AUG 2015 11 am to 5 pm SEMINAR & WORKSHOP
SAT 12th SEPT 2015 10-30 am to 5-30 pm INTENSIVE
SAT 26th SEPT 2015 11 am to 5 pm SEMINAR & WORKSHOP
SAT 10th OCT 2015 10-30 am to 5-30 pm INTENSIVE
SAT 24th OCT 2015 11 am to 5 pm SEMINAR & WORKSHOP
SAT 14th NOV 2015 10-30 am to 5-30 pm INTENSIVE
SAT 28th NOV 2015 11 am to 5 pm SEMINAR & WORKSHOP
May TOPIC 1
|Reward-based training: The *STAR* System – Kaye’s comprehensive guide to the four key aspects of the Training process.
Mon, 11 May 2015, 7pm – 9pm, Understanding reward-based training Seminar
|Using the *STAR* System to identify and solve training problems using reward-based principles.
Sat, 30 May 2015, 2pm – 5pm, Understanding reward-based training Skills Workshop
|Acquisition Techniques: Workshopping ways to ‘Get the Behaviour’.
Wed, 6, 13, 20, 27 May 2015, 7-30 to 8-30 pm, Understanding reward-based training weekly Hands-on Course
Teach the basics, with a focus on incorporating stimulus control, fading kickstarting aids and teaching “kettle exercises”.
June TOPIC 2