Welcome to The Institute of Modern Dog Trainers South Africa.
The IMDT is a worldwide education provider for Dog Trainers and Behaviourists and is a Registered Learning Centre for The Open College Network. IMDT South Africa was founded in 2019 to bring those opportunities to South African dog trainers and pet industry professionals. IMDT courses are open for all to attend and offer a wide range of education and support, from beginner to advanced.
The IMDT offers the externally accredited OCN ‘Principles of Dog Training and Behaviour’ Dog Training Qualification (UK Level 3). The route to obtaining your Dog Training Qualification is to complete the 2-day ‘Career As A Dog Trainer’ Course, the 4-day ‘Practical Instructor’ Course and the 2-day ‘IMDT Assessment’.
Dates: 15 & 16 April 2023 – Cape Town
Duration: 2 days. 09h30 – 15h30
VENUE: 15 – 16 April to be held In Cape Town
The 2-day Workshop As A Dog Trainer’ Course offers a wealth of information and practical demonstrations for those wishing to expand their dog training and behaviour knowledge: • the science of how dogs learn • exploring body language • group class planning & dynamics • principles of canine behaviour • building a one-to-one consultation • behaviour modification & rehabilitation • practical demonstrations • case studies This is a very popular Course for attendees of all standards and is 50% of the curriculum required for the Open College Network Level III Accredited Qualification ‘Principles of Dog Training And Behaviour’.
Due to the intensity of the course content, attendees do not bring dogs to this course.
Cost R1200 p/p
Please note: Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided You can bring your own lunch
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Thank you again for arranging the workshop and for making us all feel very at home. It was absolutely worthwhile and I will definitely be interested in future courses – especially the Body Language, Happy Recallers etc – all the 1-day courses – even if we do two on a weekend! – Ursula Neethling – FAW

It was such a great experience! What a great weekend of learning! Had the most excellent time!! Thank you to the folks at Rescue Rehab and IMDT for making this happen. – Michaela Minnaar – HART

Thank you for this wonderful opportunity and a wonderful day learning much more (from Isobel and Wayne) – Dassenberg Horse and Dog Rescue Centre
Was very informative thank you so much, look forward to the rest of the course. –  Majestic Beast Boerboel Rescue NPC
Many thanks for a most enjoyable 2 days! – Rene Dewar
Thank you for a very informative course together with good company and fantastic presenter. Can’t wait for the next! – Jacqui Verkerk – Langebaan Animal Care
Thank you from GAWS for allowing us to attend this incredible course. Our team came back inspired and with new knowledge which they are eager to implement. – Adri Odendaal – Grabouw Animal Welfare
Thank you so much to you, your team and Gordon for the incredible experience you put together! It was so well set up, informative and refreshing to be able to connect with like-minded people. We look forward to joining you for the next one!  Michelle Mohr – TEARS


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