NASDU 16 Days Level 3 Pro-active Drug Detection Dog Handlers Course

What topics are covered by the course?

Unit 01 (20 GLH)
 Roles and Responsibilities of an Pro Active Drug Detection Dog Handler
o Handler Qualities
o Dog Selection
o Current Legislation
o Types of Drugs (ABC)
o Systematic Search
o Protocols
o Storage, Use and Transport of Training Aids
o Progression of Training
o Customer Care
Unit 02 (70 GLH)
 Control an Pro Active Drug Detection Dog under Operational Conditions
o Control
o Preparation prior to Deployment
o Locate Building Search Indicate Building Search
o Locate Vehicle Search Indicate Vehicle Search
o Locate Open Terrain Indicate Open Terrain
o Equipment
o Progression of Training
Unit 03 (10 GLH)
 Maintain the Health, Well Being and Safety of an Pro Active Drug Detection Dog and Handler
o Health & Well Being
o Health and Safety Requirements
o Emergency Procedures

Who should attend?

This programme meets the requirements of those learners who have experience as General Purpose Security Dog Handlers, Door Supervisors or Security Officers and wish to become Pro Active Drug Detection Dog Handlers. It would also be suitable for members of HM Armed Forces, Police, Prison Service or Customs Officers who wish to take on a Pro Active Drug Detection Dog Handler role in the private security industry.

What will I be able to do on completion?

Certification shall be as a Team i.e. Handler and Dog

Progression: The successful learner can proceed onto a variety of dog detection work including Passive Drug Detection, Explosive Detection or Dog Training.

How will I be assessed?

Course assessment shall be of the team and carried out by an Approved NASDU Instructor/Trainer; internal moderation shall be carried out by NASDU. External moderation shall be carried out by HABC.
The mode of assessment shall be by practical assessment, by question and answer sessions and by a written examination.
Final assessment/examination regarding the indication of target scents shall be carried out by a suitably qualified individual (i.e. ACPO) that does not have an interest in the learner passing the qualification.

Start time: 0730 kennel routine
Finish Time: 1830

Self-catering on site accommodation available for learners, set in spectacular countryside this individually designed property sits in approximately 200 acres. Offering a rare opportunity to experience all the benefits of rural living while still being accessible to local amenities and road links.
All rooms are newly decorated with high standard modern decor.

10 mins drive from junction 36 off M4
30 mins from Cardiff and Swansea city centre
35 mins from Cardiff Airport

Room Types:
Double En-suite (65.00 per night)
Double (55.00 per night)

Room Facilities:
Cable TV
Wireless internet
Large wardrode
Bedside lamps

Recreational facilities:
Enclosed outdoor swimming pool
Enclosed outdoor hot tub

Fully equipped kitchen:

Three lounge rooms for all learners to use, choose to unwind after a long hard training day in your own company or be sociable with others. TVs and a DVD player are available in the lounge rooms.

Provided free of charge with all learners staying at accommodation

To release us from the classroom we set self study home work each night which us allows us valuable time to concentrate on the practical elements of the course during day light hours. Learners find this process much simpler if staying at the academy with other course members.

If you are on a tight budget and wouldn't mind sharing a very basic room with others please speak to us.

Guide Price: 2,430.00 Course Fee Only

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Dog Handler »
Duration: 16 Days
Qualification: NASDU National Award Level 3

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