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C&G Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Dog Walking

The City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Dog Walking is ideal if you want to begin working in the animal care industry and want to learn the skills required for walking dogs, or for people already working within the industry to gain a Certificate of Technical Competence. The course runs at Sue Oliver Dog Grooming Studio in Derbyshire and is designed for candidates aged 16+

You will gain practical skills and knowledge that are important for working as a competent dog walker. This qualification could also allow progress to further learning and training in this area.


Course Content

Mandatory content covers:

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

Assessment includes:

  1. Task A:Record sheets for completion on meeting a new client
  2. Task B: Behavioural assessment of a dog
  3. Task C: Take a dog for a walk, including preparation and give feedback to client
  4. Task D: Potential risks and dangers on a dog walk and how to deal with them

There are no other recognised qualifications for dog walkers at this level, therefore this qualification demonstrates to both employers and public that the candidate has the practical skills and knowledge required of a professional dog walker.



10am to 4pm – 2 ½ Days

Maximum 4 People



Tuition Fees: £408 

This includes City and Guilds Registration fees.

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