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Mantrailing. Courses

Workshops

These workshops are one or two days long and aimed at students who like to offer their dogs some meaningful activity after they completed induction workshop. We tailor our training to the dog and handler team in front of us and taking their skill level fully in consideration.

Entry Level: NO previous experience other than the introduction workshop.
Duration: 1 or 2 Days
Costs: £ 75 per day
Ratio: 6 students to 1 Instructor

Introduction Sessions

These sessions are designed for the pet owner who like to try something new exciting with their dog. For more information LINK TO MINIPAGE. Entry level no previous experience. The owners could continue after the introduction attending the workshops, if the dog likes the activity and maybe even able to enrol into the Trailing Dog Handler Course.

Entry Level: NO previous experience other than the introduction workshop.
Duration: 3 Hours
Costs: £30 per session
Ratio: 4 students to 1 Instructor
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Trailing Dog Handler Course

This Course is aimed at students who passed the induction course or can evidence recognised prior learning and considering a career as a Trailing Handler for SAR. Venues will be selected to make sure the dogs are able to get a good imprinting program.

Module 1
• Dog Handler Core Skills
• Imprinting the dog to trailing
Duration: 3 days

Module 2
• Reward System
• scent articles
• Turns and Distance to the trail
Duration: 3 days

Module 3
• Scent Forms
• Unseen Starts
Duration 2 Days

Module 4
• Scent Discrimination
• Split Trail
Duration: 2 days

Module 5
• Aged Trail
• Car Pick Up
Duration: 2 days

Module 6
• Single Blind
• Double Blind
Duration: 2 Days

Costs: for all 6 modules - Price upon request
Ratio: 6 students to 1 Instructor


The student is offered to be assessed on theory and practical knowledge. The pass of the assessment might promote the handlers application for a volunteer position as a Trailing Dog Handler with their local SAR team.

Assessment Fee: Price upon request
Administration Fee: Price upon request
Course Materials: Price upon request
Registration Fee as a Learner with Skills for Justice: Price upon request
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Off Site Seminars

These Seminars are basic knowledge or tailored to the group’s needs.

Duration: TBC
Costs: £ TBC
Ratio: 6 students to 1 Instructor

Intensive Trailing Dog Handler Course

Aimed at K9 professionals from law enforcement, military, SAR and Security

Module 1 -6
Duration 30 Days
Can be split into 2-3 units
Ratio: 6 students to 1 Instructor
Costs : price on request

Sport Trailer Certification.

These certification has been designed for dog handlers who are trailing with their dog for Sport purposes and like to measure their training achievements

Level 1 Certification
500 m long
1 hour aged
2 changes to the travel direction
Rural environment
20 Minutes for completion
Entry Level: Evidence of Training attendance with the BMA or other training providers
Certification fee: £50


Level 2 Certification
Double Blind
1000 m long
4 hour aged
2 different surfaces
3 changes to the travel direction
Rural environment
30 Minutes for completion
Entry Level: Passed Level 1
Certification fee: £50


Level 3 Certification
Double Blind
750 m long
2 hour aged
3 changes to the travel direction
Urban contaminated environment
45 Minutes for completion
Entry Level: Passed Level 2
Certification fee: £50


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