Be the Best Class Assistant

Group dog training oftentimes consist of an instructor and a class assistant; the person who magically causes items to come out onto to the floor or disappear, hand out homework and other paperwork or even take attendance. But is this all that goes into being a class assistant? In short, no. In this webinar, we will outline how you can be the best class assistant possible, and in doing so, will greatly improve the quality of the class overall.

Webinar Details

Being a class assistant in a wonderful way to hone your skills both as an instructor and a dog trainer. For anyone interested in entering this profession, the first thing they should do is assist in a group dog training class! Many people think this is a busy-work position, where your only responsibilities are setting up the room, pulling out supplies or homework and potentially cleaning-up. This couldn't be more further from the truth! Good class assistants allow the instructor to focus on instructing, and even elevate the quality of their instruction. If you find a good class assistant, and you are teaching group dog training classes, you will do all in your power to hold onto that person! In this webinar, we will touch upon those topics for anyone interested in becoming a class assistant, or if they currently are one. These topics will help assistants become an invaluable team member.

Prerequisites: None. 

Webinar Outline

  • What are Class Assistants Actually Supposed to Do?
  • 10 Ways to Make Yourself Invaluable
  • Using this Position to Improve Your Skills
  • Pitfalls to Avoid


We are delighted to announce that this webinar has been approved for 1.5 CEUs through CCPDT and KPA!

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