This course covers the requirements to become a professional security dog handler.
The NASDU (Level 2) Dog Handler Course covers the basic skills and knowledge required to work as a General Purpose Security Dog Handler.
This qualification has been developed by NASDU (National Association of Security Dog Users) to meet the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Security Dog Handling and the training requirements contained within BS 8517-1:2016.
The NASDU (Level 2) General Purpose Security Dog Handler course runs over 6 days and covers 60 Guided Learning Hours (GLH)
The course covers the following modules:
Module 1: Roles and Responsibilities of a Security Dog Handler
- Underpinning Knowledge
Module 2: Control of a Security Dog
- Basic Control
- Emergency Stop
- Speak on Command
- Steadiness to Noise
Module 3: Controlling a General Purpose Security Dog
- Patrol – Internal/External
- Handler Protection – Weapon Attack/Arrest
- Search – Property/Persons
- Entry Control
Module 4: Health, Well-being and Safety of a Security Dog
- Inspection and Grooming
- H & S Assessment