In-Person Track Course Dates

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All VSA Dog Trainer Course students begin their studies the same way: from home via the online portion of the flagship Dog Trainer Course with a dedicated Faculty Advisor. Those wishing to supercharge their learning experience can also add VSA’s premium In-Person Track to the Dog Trainer Course.

This 10-month in-person program includes everything in the standard Dog Trainer Course plus:

  • Two 2-day virtual learning intensives
  • One 6-day in-person learning intensive (locations below)
  • A local professional mentor for shadowing
  • Live Cyber Classes with classmates, Victoria and VSA faculty
  • Enhanced learning assessments
  • VSA’s most prestigious certification designation

Registration in the DTC In-Person Track is open to both new students and to those already enrolled in the Dog Trainer Course.

Ready to get started?

Take note of your preferred in-person DTC In-Person Track class below, then visit the DTC enrollment page to complete your application.

Upcoming Dog Trainer Course In-Person Track Dates:

Class #2207  –  Dog Trainer Course (UK)

JULY 22, 2022 – MAY 23, 2023


  • Virtual Intensive #1 Dates: Nov 2-3*
  • Field Study Dates: Nov 4 – Jan 18, 2023
  • Virtual Intensive #2 Dates: Jan 19-20*
  • Field Training Dates: Jan 21 – Mar 26
  • In-Person Intensive Dates: Apr 1-6
  • Final Lessons & Assessments: Apr 7 – May 23, 2023

*Intensives Location: Shropshire, UK
Dates subject to change

*Current DTC-Online students contact the VSA office to apply for IPT enrollment*

Class #2206  –  Dog Trainer Course (Atlanta, GA)

JUNE 24, 2022 – APRIL 22, 2023


  • Registration Deadline: June 24, 2022
  • Virtual Intensive #1 Dates: Oct 7-8*
  • Field Study Dates: Oct 9 – Dec 15
  • Virtual Intensive #2 Dates: Dec 16-17*
  • Field Training Dates: Dec 18 – Feb 22, 2023
  • In-Person Intensive Dates: Feb 23-28
  • Final Lessons & Assessments: Mar 1 – April 22, 2023

*Intensives Location: Atlanta, GA
Dates subject to change

*Current DTC-Online students contact the VSA office to apply for IPT enrollment*

How to enroll

Existing DTC students should email the VSA Helpdesk with your request to upgrade to the In-Person Track, while new students begin the process by completing the Dog Trainer Course application and checking ‘YES’ when asked if they also want to enroll in the In-Person Track.

To enroll, take note of your preferred in-person DTC In-Person Track class above, then visit the DTC Enrollment page to complete your application.

In-Person Track Dates Don't Work For You?

If you’re not able to travel to intensives or if these course dates don’t fit your schedule, we’ve still got you covered! Click the button below to apply for enrollment in VSA’s flagship Dog Trainer  Course – the same groundbreaking curriculum while learning 100% from home with your own dedicated Faculty Advisor.


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