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CCPDT, APDT, CPDT, CPDT-KA

Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers®


   
Online Practice Test:
Online Practice Test for Professional Dog Trainers  Online Practice Test for Certified Behavior Consultants - Canine - Knowledge Assessed
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  
01/16/2016 03/04/2016 - 03/18/2016
08/01/2016 09/10/2016 - 09/24/2016
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 of experience must be training hours which should include: instructing group dog training classes, conducting private training lessons, consulting with clients, and training hands-on with one or more dogs. A candidate may log training hours as a Trainer's Assistant providing they are actively instructing a client or training a dog as part of their assistant role. Seventy- five (75) hours of experience can be in other related areas such as volunteering at an animal shelter, consulting with another trainer about current cases, designing training plans, working as a veterinary technician, dog groomer, and assisting another trainer but not actively instructing a client or training a dog.
  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

  8. Note: An individual convicted of a felony shall be ineligible to apply for certification for a period of three years from release of confinement or the end of any probationary or parole period, whichever is later.  
Fee(s)
Exam Fee $385.00
Regional Testing Center(s)
To find a testing center near you visit It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

Examination for Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed®

NEW: ONLINE APPLICATION AND PAYMENT

Now you can submit your online application for Examination for Examination for Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed® and pay with a Credit Card. 

Please make sure you have read the Handbook for Candidates and have all the required information ready before starting the online application.

Complete your application using your name exactly as it appears on the photo ID you will present to PSI on the examination date. Registering for the examination with a name that does not match the presented photo ID may result in denial of admittance at your scheduled examination appointment at PSI and forfeiture of the entire registration fee.

Proceed to the PTC Online Applications System: 
ONLINE APPLICATION.

For any questions related to the online application, please contact eforms@ptcny.com

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Online Practice Test for Professional Dog Trainers
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
N/A Available Now
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 Examination for Certified 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
How to Apply

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  
03/15/2016 05/07/2016 - 05/21/2016
09/15/2016 11/05/2016 - 11/19/2016
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 It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

Examination for Certified Behavior Consultant - Canine - Knowledge Assessed

Click here to Download the Handbook and Application Now!

(If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader,
click here for FREE download.

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Online Practice Test for Certified Behavior Consultants - Canine - Knowledge Assessed
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
N/A Available in September 2015
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 Examination for Certified Behavior Consultant Canine - 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. Applied Behavior Analysis
  2. Anatomy, Physiology and Biology
  3. Ethology, Body Language & Observational Skills
  4. Health, Development, Life Stages
  5. Consulting Skills & Best Practices
Fee(s)
Fee (by Credit card) $60.00
How to Apply

Online Practice Test for Certified Behavior Consultant - Canine - Knowledge Assessed

  Go to https://secure.ptcny.com/webtest/ to learn how to apply, pay, and take the practice test online.  

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