Target audience

Sports representatives in thelocal groups as well as future agility trainers. All members interested in the new sport types in the SV.


The valid head of the agility training license is a precondition to take the role of the sports representative and agility trainer in alocal group.


Part 1: General Part 

Psychological basics 

Insurance for the dog 

First aid to dogs 

Legal basics 

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 

The head of training: tasks, rights and obligations 

Basic training

Part 5: Expertise part sports


Practical Part 

Development and design of training sequences 


Full age and a valid membership in the SV. Affiliation to the federal group which organizes the seminar. Successfully passed companion dog exam and 5 tournaments with minimum rating “good”. Proof of dog owner liability insurance and sufficient vaccination protection for the brought dog.


Written expertise knowledge 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 parts IV (Practical part Training, without guard dog training) and V (sports with the dog, Ch. 17 "Agility") of the SV Handbook of Cynology.

The handbook of cynology is available to our members free of charge in the protected area of the homepage (my-sv/infothek/sv-akademie).


Head of agility training license with certificate, valid for four years. A refreshment course is required to extend this term.