All Courses


It is very simple. Register and start taking courses. If you want to take a full certification program, start at one end and finish at the other. If not, take the single courses you want, and earn a certificate for each one of them.

To enroll in a certification program and get immediate access to all its courses and tests, go to "All Certification Programs." Enrolling in a program is cheaper than registering for all courses, one at the time.




Free Courses

Evolution Course

Evolution Course Free

by Roger Abrantes 4 lessons

Evolution is the process of change in all forms of life over generations; evolutionary biology is the study of how evolution occurs. This is an indispensable course for all who wish to understand how behavior originates, develops and evolves.

Logbook

Logbook Verification CPDT Free

by Admin Team 1 lesson

Logbook verification and approval. The verification and approval of your logbook are free.

Logbook

Logbook Verification CACE Free

by Admin Team 1 lesson

Logbook verification and approval. The verification and approval of your logbook are free.

Logbook

Logbook Verification CAPE Free

by Admin Team 1 lesson

Logbook verification and approval. The verification and approval of your logbook are free.

Logbook

Logbook Verification CAAE Free

by Admin Team 1 lesson

Logbook verification and approval. The verification and approval of your logbook are free.

Logbook

Logbook Verification GAE Free

by Admin Team 1 lesson

Logbook verification and approval. The verification and approval of your logbook are free.

Logbook

Logbook Verification MAE Free

by Admin Team 1 lesson

Logbook verification and approval. The verification and approval of your logbook are free.

Paid Courses

Dogs And Children Course

Dogs And Children Course EUR 20

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

Dogs and children are wonderful together when all goes well. Learn how to prevent serious problems from occurring and how to give your child and dog some fun and meaningful activities so they can develop a good and respectful relationship.

20 Principles

The 20 Principles All Animal Trainers Must Know Course EUR 89

by Roger Abrantes 2 lessons

The 20 Principles All Animal Trainers Must Know explains clearly and concisely how we can train animals independently of species—dog, horse, cat, Guinea pig, marine mammal, etc. The textbook by Roger Abrantes, which you can read online, is included and available in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Italian.

Animal Welfare Course

Animal Welfare Course EUR 98

by Anabela Pinto-Poulton 2 lessons

Animal welfare is a science with objective research approaches to understanding the needs of animals. Animal welfare deals with the interaction between science, ethics, and law. This course is a must for everyone working with animals. Learn how to assess your own pet's quality of life.

Animals EFR Certified

EFR for Animals Course EUR 89

by Alessandra Bourquin 4 lessons

EFR, Emergency First Response (or first aid), is the immediate care given to an animal that has been injured or is suddenly taken ill. The course covers the most important principles of EFR and taking it can be a lifesaver.

Anatomy Course

Anatomy and Physiology Course EUR 89

by Alessandra Bourquin 2 lessons

Anatomy and Physiology study the body plan and physical functions of animals. This is a course anyone can take. It will help you to gain a deeper insight into the various aspects of animal behavior, its processes, and functions.

Animal Learning Course

Animal Learning Course EUR 128

by Roger Abrantes 2 lessons

Animal Learning studies how animals acquire the various behaviors they display, essential for you to understand how to train and change a behavior. This course teaches you how to design reliable and successful training plans.

Canine Behavior

Canine Behavior Course EUR 98

by Roger Abrantes 2 lessons

Canine Behavior studies dog behavior in the natural as well as in the human environment, reviewing the behavior of the domestic dog and the related species, wolves, dingos, African wild dogs, and jackals. An important course for the world of dog training, which is full of myths bearing little or no resemblance to the reality of the evolution of canine behavior.

Dogs Home Alone

Canine Home Alone Problems EUR 89

by Roger Abrantes 2 lessons

"Home Alone" is our dogs #1 problem. This is one of the most important courses in canine problem behavior. It deals with crucial issues resulting in dogs being re-homed or euthanized all too often. We have great success with this method of teaching dogs to be home alone.

Dog snarling

Canine Problem Behavior Course EUR 98

by Roger Abrantes 2 lessons

Canine Problem Behavior reviews the most common cases of canine problem behavior, e.g. aggressive and fearful behavior. This course is an introduction to canine problem behavior. This course is essential for dog trainers.

Pedagogy Course

Pedagogy Course EUR 59

by Daniel Abrantes 1 lesson

Pedagogy is the study of the principles and methods of instruction, teaching, and education. This is a course for everyone. It will make you a better instructor. Learn how to motivate your students and clients.

Canine Basic PV

Canine Basic Proficiency Verification EUR 198

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

You need theoretical knowledge and practical experience in order to be a good dog trainer. In this proficiency verification, you show you can teach a dog some basic skills.

Canine Problems PV

Canine Problems Proficiency Verification EUR 198

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

You need theoretical knowledge and practical experience in order to be a good dog trainer. In this proficiency verification, you show you can resolve a canine behavior problem and instruct the dog owner.

Ethology Course

Ethology Course EUR 128

by Roger Abrantes 3 lessons

Ethology is the study of animal behavior in the natural environment. Create a gratifying relationship with any animal by improving your knowledge of animal behavior. Roger Abrantes, Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology and Ethology. wrote "Ethology," the textbook for this course.

SMAF product

Applied Animal Learning Course EUR 89

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

SMAF is a tool to help us in applying learning theory to practical behavior modification. SMAF is a language to describe learning with all its components. This course deals with the transition from theory to practice.

Canine Scent Detection

Canine Scent Detection Course EUR 89

by Roger Abrantes 2 lessons

Scent detection stimulates your dog, teaches you and your dog what serious teamwork is, and is great fun for both of you. A course for civilians as well as professionals. Take the theory on-line and begin practicing right away. Earn your certificate in Canine Scent Detection Theory. "Canine Scent Detection—The Practical Manual" is written By Roger Abrantes.

Canine Advanced PV

Canine Advanced Proficiency Verification EUR 198

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

You need theoretical knowledge and practical experience in order to be a good dog trainer. In this proficiency verification, you show you can teach a dog some advanced skills.

Equine Behavior Course

Equine Behavior Course EUR 89

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

Equine Behavior studies the behavior of horses and particularly its social behavior, its senses, how it apprehends the world, and its ability to solve problems. The textbook (not included) for this course is "The Nature of Horses" by S. Budiansky.

Feline Behavior Course

Feline Behavior Course EUR 89

by Roger Abrantes 2 lessons

Feline Behavior and Misbehavior studies the behavior of cats as well as the most common causes of problem behavior and how to solve them. The textbook (not included) for this course is Linda Case's "The Cat: Its Behavior, Nutrition and Health."

Equine Basic PV

Equine Basic Proficiency Verification EUR 198

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

You need theoretical knowledge and practical experience in order to be a good horse trainer. In this proficiency verification, you show you can teach a horse some basic skills.

Guinea Pig agility.

X Basic Proficiency Verification EUR 198

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

You need theoretical knowledge and practical experience in order to be a good animal trainer. In this proficiency verification, you show you can teach an animal, other than a dog or a horse, some basic skills.

Think

Critical Reasoning Course EUR 238

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

Sound and logical reasoning—you learn to analyze arguments rationally, to distinguish valid from invalid, and sound from unsound, to conduct rational discussions, to become a clearer and more compelling debater.

Zoology

Zoology Course EUR 89

by Alessandra Bourquin 1 lesson

Zoology is the branch of biology that relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct.

Evolution And Ethology

Evolution and Ethology Course EUR 238

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

Evolution is the process of change in all forms of life over generations; Ethology is the study of animal behavior in the natural environment. This is a comprehensive and advanced course in evolution and ethology.

Learning And Behavior Course

Animal Learning Theory Course EUR 238

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

Animal learning is the science that studies how animals learn the various behaviors they display. This is an advanced course. The textbook for this course is Paul Chance's "Learning and Behavior."

Measuring Behavior

Measuring Behavior Course EUR 128

by Roger Abrantes 3 lessons

Measuring Behavior—Stop "guessing" and start "knowing." Discover how to predict behavior accurately. Learn how to sample behavior, create and use ethograms, evaluate your results, and present your findings. Study how to measure changes in behavior such as frequency, intensity, duration, number of errors, speed, latency, and fluency. The textbook for this course is Roger Abrantes' "Measuring Behavior."

Canine Final PV

Canine Final Proficiency Verification EUR 238

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

You need theoretical knowledge and practical experience in order to be a good dog trainer. This is your final canine proficiency verification before earning your CAAE diploma. You will show you can teach a dog some advanced skills.

Equine Final PV

Equine Final Proficiency Verification EUR 238

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

You need theoretical knowledge and practical experience in order to be a good dog trainer. This is your final equine proficiency verification before earning your CAAE diploma. You will show you can teach a horse some advanced skills.

X Final PV

X Final Proficiency Verification EUR 198

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

You need theoretical knowledge and practical experience in order to be a good animal trainer. This is your X final proficiency verification before earning your CAAE diploma. You will show you can teach an animal some advanced skills.

Summer Camp Course

Summer Camp EUR 1248

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

Sailing and diving in Paradise—Three first days ashore with theoretical classes and swimming pool diving training. Then, four days and three nights cruising the islands of the South Andaman Sea, diving, snorkeling, and hiking on the islands.

Team Building Course

Team Building EUR 130

by Daniel Abrantes 1 lesson

This course teaches you to work in a team and to achieve results, to design a plan of action, stay focused, make executive decisions, manage your resources (including human resources) and control your emotions.

Problem Behavior Advanced Course

Problem Behavior Advanced EUR 130

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

Problem Behavior Advanced studies the problem behavior of our companion animals—and how to create successful behavior modification programs. This is an on-campus course that you take at the annual Summer Camp.

Problem Behavior Advanced Course

Internship EUR 200

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

This is a tutor assisted internship, a gathering of practical experience. Your tutor will assist you and will be responsible for the approval of the animal behavior consultant you choose.

Pilot Project

Pilot Project EUR 128

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

A pilot project is a small scale preliminary study that you conduct in order to evaluate the feasibility, time, cost and statistical variability in an attempt to improve upon the study design prior to performance of your full-scale final research project.

Final Project

Final Project EUR 400

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

The Graduate Trainer Final Project is a study that you conduct in order to evaluate some hypothesis. You will defend your final project in your final exam for the Graduate Trainer diploma.

Master Course 1

Master Course 1 EUR 200

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

A Master Course is any course of your choice provided it is at MSc level.

Master Course 2

Master Course 2 EUR 200

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

A Master Course is any course of your choice provided it is at MSc level.

Master Course 3

Master Course 3 EUR 200

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

A Master Course is any course of your choice provided it is at MSc level.

Master Major Course

Master Major Course EUR 200

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

Master Major Course is any course of your choice provided it is at MSc level and related to related to biology, ethology, animal learning, evolution, ecology or psychology.

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Master in Applied Ethology Thesis EUR 500

by Roger Abrantes 1 lesson

The Master in Applied Ethology Thesis is a study that you conduct in order to evaluate some hypothesis. You will defend your final project in your final exam for the Master in Applied Ethology diploma.

Animal Training My Way

Animal Training My Way—The Merging of Ethology and Behaviorism EUR 168

by Roger Abrantes 4 lessons

Animal Training My Way—The Merging of Ethology and Behaviorism explains and teaches you how to create a reliable relationship with any animal. It is an innovative, yet simple and efficient approach created by Roger Abrantes.