Cat Psychology and Training
I want to become a cat physiologist. Is this course what I need or do I need more. Thank you very much Marian
Hello Marion and thank you for your question.
Once you have successfully completed the course, you will be able to describe yourself as a qualified Cat Psychologist and Trainer. You may also benefit after completing this course by taking our Course in Animal Healthcare in order to add to your expertise of working with cats, but the Cat Psychology and Training Course is very comprehensive on its own.
Hi I think i want to eventually have my own cattery,would this be a useful course for me to do,or is there a different one you would recommend ? Thanks
I would recommend beginning with this one as it would keep you in close contact with cats. Please let me know if you want anymore information.
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Cat Psychology and Training
Cat Psychology and Training course online. Learn to understand cat psychology and apply that knowledge to manage and influence the behaviour of cats. You'll learn:- how cats think and the relevance of understaning cat psychology to people. How cats communicate; and formulate an understanding of possible ways that a human may communicate with a cat. Understand behaviours that are natural, hence predictable in cats; and learn to read signals that cats give. How cats develop behavioural characteristics throughout the various stages of their life. Learn to read the commonly occurring behavioural problems in cats and the techniques for training cats with understanding the measures necessary to manage the behaviour of cats. This distance learning/ homestudy course provides the knowledge needed to running your own cat business.
Lesson Structure: Cat Psychology and Training BAG222
There are 8 lessons:
1. Nature and Scope of Cat Psychology
- Cat Industries
- Differentiating health and behavioural issues
- Feline Diabetes
- Kidney Disease
2. Cat Senses and Communication
- Understanding Cat communications
- Sounds made by the Cat
- Body Language
3. Understanding Natural Behaviour in Cats
- Scratch Fever
- Cat Behavioural Development
- Biological Rythms and Sleep
- Sexual Behaviour
- Maternal Behaviour
- Eating and Drinking
4. Behavioural Disorders/Abnormalities
- Nature or Nurture
- Sensitive Periods
- Neurological Development
- Cat Temperament Tests
- How Breeds Differ
5. Basic Training
- Redirected Aggression
- Maternal Aggression
- Ideopathic Aggression
- Dealing with Aggression
- Inappropriate Elimination
- Excessive Vocalisation
- Geriatric Dysfunction
- Controlling killing of Wildlife
- Eating Disorders
- Abnormal Suckling
- Separation Anxiety
6. Obedience Training
- Forming Habits
- Train them Early
- Operant Conditioning
- House Training
- Catching Vermin
7. Cat Behaviour Management
- Cat Doors
- Microchipping and Registering
- Coming when Called
- Energy Release Activities
- Drug Treatment
- Nice Smells
- Getting Used to a Cage
- Managing Climbing
8. Operating a Cat Business
- PBL Project
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the academy, marked by the academy's tutor and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
Learning Goals: Cat Psychology and Training BAG222
- Understand cat psychology and apply that knowledge to manage and influence the behaviour of cats.
- Describe how cats think, and discuss the relevance of understanding cat psychology to people.
- Explain how cats communicate; and formulate an understanding of possible ways that a human may communicate with a cat.
- Understand behaviours that are natural, hence predictable in cats; and learn to read signals that cats give.
- Explain how cats develop behavioural characteristics throughout stages of their life.
- Describe commonly occurring behavioural problems in cats.
- Describe techniques for training cats
- Implement measures to manage the behaviour of cats.
- Develop knowledge on running your own cat business.
|Course Start||Anytime, Anywhere|
|Recognised Issuing Body||TQUK - Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation.|
|Course Qualification||Level 4 Certificate in Psychology and Training|
|Exam Required?||Finalised with exam/test|
|UK Course Credits||10 Credits|
|US Course Credit Hours||3 Credit Hours|
|Study Support||You'll be allocated your own personal tutor/mentor who will support and mentor you throughout your whole course. Our tutors/mentors have been specifically chosen for their business expertise, qualifications and must be active within their industry. Tutors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through our Moodle Student Support Zone online. Tutors are there to provide assistance with course material, discuss, explain and give advice and support throughout the whole programme. Their feedback is vital to your success.|
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