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Future Careers is an independent careers education provider founded by a team of UK graduates to provide quality career guidance, planning, and development.
We are a leader in developing and delivering careers education to young people aged 12-18 years and those in higher education.
We work in close partnerships with higher education institutions and employers to create and enhance career opportunities for graduates.
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Assistance Dog Trainer
Assistance dog trainers and instructors train dogs to help people with physical disabilities, hearing or sight impairments, or who are prone to seizures, to live independently. There are four types of assistance dogs:
Guide Dogs, Disability Assistance Dogs, Hearing Dogs, and Seizure Alert Dogs.
Are you interested in pursuing this career?
- Must be at least 18 years old
- A full clean driving licence is required
- Academic and other requirements vary between different employers and organisations
- Qualifications must be relevant to client group
- GCSE English and Maths may be required
- specialising in a particular subject matter, such as technology or law
- keeping up to date with your specialist field.
- You must have great patience and a real understanding of, and interest in, animal behavior
- Must be practical, well organised and good at thinking up solutions to problems
- Getting on well with people is key to this profession
Starting salaries are around minimum wage
Experience trainers earn £20,000 or more per year