Code 4759
SectorSocial, Educational and Legal Services (20)
Number of credits46
Length of training690 hours
No educational organization is currently offering this program
This program is offered in French: 
4259 - Intervention en comportement canin
  • Objectives and targeted professions
  • Admission conditions
  • Program content

Program objectives

The Canine Behaviour Intervention program of study prepares for the practice of the profession of the intervener in canine behaviour. Interveners in canine behaviour offer their services to dog owners and the general population. They advise and support owners of dogs with behavioural difficulties and provide follow-up as needed.


Canine Behaviour Intervener

Admission conditions

A person who meets the following conditions is eligible for admission to a program of study leading to an STC:
1. Has obtained at least Secondary III credits or the equivalent in the language of instruction, second language and mathematics;
or Has obtained an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary Studies (AESS);
or Has successfully completed the General Development Test (GDT) with or without specific prerequisites.
2. Has interrupted their full-time studies for at least 12 months;
or Is 18 years old when entering training;
or Has obtained a Secondary School Diploma (SSD) or a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) or their equivalent;
or Meets the eligibility conditions of Emploi-Québec’s workforce training measure.
(This STC is eligible for the TCST-STC bridge)

Admission requirements for the TCST-STC bridge

The admission requirements for the TCST-STC bridge are identical to those that apply to the TCST-DVS bridge:
- Hold a TCST;
AND - Be at least 16 years old on September 30 of the school year in which you start vocational training;
AND - Have earned the required credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in Secondary Cycle 1 in general education in the youth sector or in Secondary II in adult general education.

Program content

Code Statement of competency Hours Credits
AEP 759-012 Situate oneself with regard to the profession and the training approach 30 2
AEP 759-022 Prevent health and safety risks 30 2
AEP 759-033 Analyze a dog's needs 45 3
AEP 759-047 Interpret canine behaviours 105 7
AEP 759-053 Take a customer-centred approach 45 3
AEP 759-064 Advise dog owners 60 4
AEP 759-076 Assess a dog's behaviour 90 6
AEP 759-087 Disseminate information about canine behaviour 105 7
AEP 759-094 Adapt interventions 60 4
AEP 759-108 Resolve communication problems between owners and their dogs 120 8
690 46