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Applied Behaviour and Training

CPD and short courses (short course)



Explore the area of animal behaviour and training, and apply your knowledge to practical animal handling and training across a range of species. Study with the Pet Behaviour Academy at Writtle College.

Who should attend?

Our course will suit you if you're an animal science graduate or professional looking to further your education.


Please register your interest in future courses and we'll be in touch when dates are confirmed.

Where you'll study

Your faculty

At Writtle College, our courses blending classroom learning with hands-on experience in specialised fields such as sport, agriculture, horticulture, animal studies, equine studies, conservation and floristry.

Our Level 2 and Level 3 programmes are designed to prepare you for your future career or higher education pathways.

Study on our beautiful countryside campus, with dedicated resource centres and state-of-the-art facilities – and be a part of our supportive community.

Where can I study?

Writtle campus
Aerial view of farm building and fields at ARU Writtle

Our picturesque 150-hectare campus is situated in the heart of the Essex countryside.

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Fees & funding

Contact details

Pet Behaviour Academy
[email protected]

Entry requirements

Our course is aimed at animal science graduates or professionals who are already working in the area of pet behaviour, and looking to further their education.

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We'll be in touch when new dates are available.

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