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CCPDT, APDT, CPDT, CPDT-KA

Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers®


   
PTC Online Testing System

WHAT IS IT A practice test consisting of 50 questions with a testing time of 2 hours taken over the Internet. For optimum performance, use Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or higher to take the online practice test. There is limited support for other browsers.

WHY TAKE IT To experience taking a computerized exam, to review an example of the type of content included in the Online Practice Test for Professional Dog Trainers, and to learn more about question format, style, and level of difficulty

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Examination(s)
Examination for Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed® 
Examination for Certified Behavior Consultant Canine - Knowledge Assessed 
CCPDT® Website
http://ccpdt.org/
Examination for Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed®
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
01/23/2015 03/07/2015 - 03/21/2015
07/24/2015 09/05/2015 - 09/19/2015
Eligibility
  1. A log documenting at least 300 hours of experience in dog training within the last three (3) years. Two hundred twenty-five (225) hours (75%) of experience must be actual teaching hours (group class, private lesson) as a Head Trainer or Instructor. Seventy-five (75) hours (25%) of experience can be in other related areas such as working with shelter animals, assisting in classes, working as a veterinary technician or groomer (bather position not applicable).

    A Head Trainer or Instructor is defined as the individual responsible for running the class or private session. There is only one Head Trainer per class. The Head Trainer responsibilities must include much of the following:

    • Prepares lesson plans and curriculum
    • Prepares homework and handouts
    • Works with both owners and the dogs; a session where the trainer is working only with he dog and not the owner does not qualify for Head Trainer hours
    • Decides which tools are appropriate for each class/client
    • Designs room layout, timing, and schedule for each class
    • Manages people, dogs, and environment for everyone’s safety
    • Is responsible for class goals being met

    Although an Assistant Trainer may complete some of the above responsibilities, they will generally only complete a fraction of the above and will generally only teach a portion of the entire class. An Assistant Trainer will not typically be responsible for the overall running of the class. A Trainer who teaches only a segment or portion of the class will not qualify as a Head Trainer.

    It is important to note that the person’s title does not determine whether or not they can take credit for the class hours. For example, a trainer may be employed as a Head Trainer and typically teach as the Head Trainer. If this trainer assists another trainer in class, the trainer would not be able to claim any credit for those classes.

    Occasionally it has been necessary to verify the experience of a candidate, even after passing the examination. Therefore, the log which is submitted must include names and contact information, as well as documentation of the class or lesson taught.

  2. A high school diploma or GED equivalent
  3. A signed attestation statement from a CCPDT certificant or veterinarian
  4. A signed copy of the CCPDT Code of Ethics
  5. Completion and filing of the application
  6. Copy of a current government-issued photo ID
  7. Payment of required fee
Fee(s)
Exam Fee $385.00
Regional Testing Center(s)
To find a testing center near you visit http://www.ptcny.com/cbt/sites.htm or call PSI at (800) 211-2754. You will not be able to schedule your examination appointment until you have received an Eligibility Notice from PTC.

If you do not reside within North America, please contact the Professional Testing Corporation at (212) 356-0660 or via email at administrator@ccpdt.org for information about how to schedule an examination.
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Examination for Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed®

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Online Practice Test for Professional Dog Trainers
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
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Online Testing Details
WHAT IS IT
A practice test consisting of 50 questions with a testing time of 2 hours taken over the Internet.

WHY TAKE IT
To experience taking a computerized exam, to review content included in Certification Examination for Professional Dog Trainer- Knowledge Assessed®, and to learn more about question format, style, and level of difficulty.

SCORE REPORT
After completing the online practice test, you will receive an instant score report showing test performance in each of the content areas. The score report does not provide correct answers or indicate which questions were answered correctly and incorrectly.

NOTE: Performance on the online practice test may differ from actual performance on the Certification Examinations. Thus, there is no guarantee that taking this practice test will help you pass the Certification Examinations. Participants may, however, find it helpful to review content in any areas of weakness indicated on the score reports prior to taking the Certification Examinations.

CONTENT INCLUDED
  1. Instruction Skills
  2. Animal Husbandry
  3. Ethology
  4. Learning Theory
  5. Equipment
Fee(s)
Fee (by Credit card) $60.00
Handbook and Application Request

Online Practice Test for Professional Dog Trainers

  Go to https://secure.ptcny.com/webtest/ to learn how to apply, pay, and take the practice test online.  
Examination for Certified Behavior Consultant Canine - Knowledge Assessed
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
03/20/2015 05/02/2015 - 05/16/2015
09/18/2015 11/07/2015 - 11/21/2015
Eligibility
  1. A log documenting three hundred (300) hours in canine behavior consulting dealing with such issues as fear, phobias, compulsive behaviors, anxiety, and aggression within the previous three (3) years.
  2. A high school diploma or GED equivalent
  3. A signed attestation statement from a CCPDT certificant or veterinarian
  4. A signed copy of the CCPDT Code of Ethics
  5. Completion and filing of the application
  6. Copy of a current government-issued photo ID
  7. Payment of required fee
Fee(s)
Exam Fee $385.00
Regional Testing Center(s)
To find a testing center near you visit http://www.ptcny.com/cbt/sites.htm or call PSI at (800) 211-2754. You will not be able to schedule your examination appointment until you have received an Eligibility Notice from PTC.

If you do not reside within North America, please contact the Professional Testing Corporation at (212) 356-0660 or via email at administrator@ccpdt.org for information about how to schedule an examination.
Handbook and Application Request

Examination for Certified Behavior Consultant Canine - Knowledge Assessed

Click here to Download the Handbook and Application Now!

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click here for FREE download.

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