PPAB offers the only Accredited Training Technician and Professional Canine Trainer certification for professionals who believe there is no place for shock, choke, prong, fear or intimidation in canine training and behavior practices.
PPAB also offers the only psychometrically developed examination for Training & Behavior Consultants who also support these humane and scientific practices
The Credentialing Process for Canine Training Technician CTT-A
Canine Training Technician - Technician – A definition
Dictionaries define the word technician in several ways. “A person skilled in the technique of an art or craft” or “An expert in the practical application of science”. We define a Canine Training Technician (Accredited) as “a technician skilled in the application of science and artistic endeavor who delivers results through the development of mutually respectful, caring relationships”.Canine Training Technicians work primarily on teaching pet dog manners and work or are employed alongside a Professional Canine Trainer.
The Canine Training Technician (Accredited) assessment is divided into four sections.
Section I Knowledge Base Assessment
Section II Basic Training Skills
Section III Creating a Positive Conditioned Emotional Response
Section IV Running Training Classes
Renewal Every 24 months. Renewal fee and 10 CEUs required