The detection dog programmes train experienced and inexperienced handlers and their canine(s) to operate as a successful detection dog unit. All detection dog programmes include:
In-depth training and certification in all aspects of canine behaviour.
Handling, training and employing a passive indication detection canine.
In-depth training for both the handler and canine to utilise efficient search sequences when searching humans, cargo, premises, and other areas.
Extensive training of the canine to detect the odours of that specific programme, e.g. explosives detection, narcotics detection, etc.
The following fields of detection programmes are available:
EDD: Explosives Detection Dog
MDD: Mine Detection Dog
TEDD: Tactical Explosives Detection Dog
PBEDD: Person Borne Explosives Detection Dog
VBEDD: Vehicle Borne Explosives Detection Dog
NDD: Narcotic Detection Dog
ESDD: Electronic Storage Detection Dog
BDD: Blood Detection Dog
SDD: Semen Detection Dog
FDD: Firearms Detection Dog
CDD: Currency Detection Dog
CHDD: Concealed Human Detection Dog
HRDD: Human Remains Detection Dog
SAR: Search and Rescue Dog
TD: Tracking Dog
WCDD: Wildlife and Conservation Detection Dog
TDD: Tobacco Detection Dog
BBDD: Bed Bugs Detection Dog
PDD: Pyrotechnics Detection Dog
Train the trainer programme
The Canine Train the Trainer Programme trains experienced instructors to function as a canine trainer in the preferred discipline. The Train the Trainer programme includes:
Instructor training and maintenance programme
The Instructor Programme trains experienced instructors and handlers to operate as a canine instructor in the preferred disciplines. The instructor programme includes:
Patrol dog programme
The Patrol dog programme trains experienced and inexperienced handlers and their canine(s) to operate as a successful patrol dog unit. The Patrol dog programme includes: