Please see below for more detail about the courses we offer


Care & Welfare of Dogs & Puppies

 Trainees will learn the essentials of dog and puppy care and welfare through working with dogs at SPPOT DHQ.


Dog Training

Trainees learn foundation dog handling and training skills through reward based training, including clicker training which is suitable for people of all abilties


Vocational Dog Walking

Trainee Volunteer Dog Walkers learn all about walking dogs for customers. Trainees can have complete this unit while doing the Care & Welfare and Dog Walking unit 


Volunteer Dog Daycare

Trainee Dog Daycarers will learn all about high quality dog daycare. They can complete this unit alongside the others

Qualifications & Accreditations


Dog Walking & Daycare Courses

 Each training unit above are available over several levels to suit all abilities  Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales (CQFW): Entry Level 1 , Entry Level 2, Entry Level 3, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3 

Completion of the the full course consisting of the Care & Welfare of Dogs & Puppies unit, the Dog Training unit and the Vocational Dog Walking unit earns the trainee a Certificate of Accreditation with 9 national credits.

Additional units, such as the Dog Daycare unit earn additional credits.

Further Training Courses

SPPOT is able to deliver  additional complimentary training in:

  • Customer Service
  • Train the Trainer
  • Health & Safety 

with new units being added regularly