Heads of training in the local groups as well as course directors and helpers in working dog training. But also all members interested in guard dog sports who might have trained a dog themselves already can broaden and amplify their knowledge here.
A valid head of training license training is precondition to take the role of head of training in a local group.
Part 1: General Part
Insurance for the dog
First aid to dogs
Structure of the SV
Part 2: Cynological basics
The nature of the dog
Breeding and upbringing
Alimentation and health
Anatomy of the German Shepherd
Part 4: Expertise part training
Head of training formation: tasks, rights, obligations
Guard and tracking dog training
Group work: Development and design of a practical lesson
Laying and following of a track
Well-directed working dog training according to animal protection basics
Full age and valid membership in the SV. Affiliation to the federal group which organizes the seminar. Successfully passed companion dog trial. Proof of dog owner liability insurance and sufficient vaccination protection for the brought dog.
Written expertise knowledge assessment exam at the end of the seminar. The questionnaire contains 10 questions each in parts I (General part) and II (Cynological basics) as well as 30 questions in Part IV (practical part training) of the SV “Handbook of Cynology”.
Head of training license training with certificate, valid for four years. A refreshment course is required to extend this term.