why is our course so different?

Joel Silverman's Basic Dog Trainer Certification Course is different than  other online courses in that it is 90% hands on. It is the only course taught personally by celebrity dog trainer Joel Silverman.

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schedule and sign up page

We hope you're ready to sign up! If you're ready, or looking to find out the next city Joel will be coming to, go to our schedule and sign up page.

Schedule & sign up page

reviews

In our opinion, there is nothing better than a review. Please feel free to read our reviews and listen to what the grads have to say about our course.

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Videos

These videos were filmed during Joel Silverman's Basic Dog Trainer Certification Course in 2017, and a lot of this footage was from day one and two!

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tuition

We keep it pretty simple! The tuition for Joel Silverman's Basic Dog Trainer Certification Course (JSDT1) is $1,400.00. We require $700.00 to sign up and reserve your place, and the remaining $700.00 is due by the last day of class. You will get your signed certificate at that time too! We also have reduced rates for 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 trainers

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curriculum download page

If you are looking to download our curriculum, feel free to do so right here.

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JSDT1 CERTIFICATE

Graduates from Joel Silverman's Basic Dog Trainer Certification Course will receive this signed certificate on the last day of class.

  • This certifies that the student completed the practical and written training required to become a certified dog trainer. Once certified, they can add the "JSDT1" after their name.
  • That entire week, the student will have taught 3-5 dogs to sit, stay, come, lie down, go to "place", and heel.
  • Most importantly, they will have had their hands on ever dog at every phase of each behavior.
Joel Silverman's dog trainer certification course certification