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practitioner levels

Certification Levels

Tellington TTouch Practitioner (P)

Qualification Criteria:

Successful completion of required coursework for a total of 60 credits.  

Submission of 5 approved case studies.

Achievement of passing score on written and practical skills assessment.

Permitted Practice: 

Certified to work with individuals.

 May give short (one hour) lectures or demonstrations to groups.

Tellington TTouch Practitioner 1 (P1)

Qualification Criteria:

Successful completion of required coursework for a total of 72 credits.  

Completion of a class presentation to demonstrate teaching skills observed by an instructor

Submission and approval of a plan for conducting a one day workshop.

Achievement of passing score on written and practical skills assessment.

Permitted Practice: 

Certified to work with individual clients.

Give lectures/demonstrations or weekly classes.

Teach one day hands-on workshops to groups. 

 

Tellington TTouch Practitioner 2 (P2)

Qualification Criteria:

Have been listed in the Guild as a Practitioner 1 for at least one year immediately prior to upgrading 

Have taught at least 10 one-day or 20 half-day/evening hands-on workshops (or the equivalent) and turned in feedback forms from participants and organisers from at least five of the workshops. 

Submitted, for discussion with an instructor, an outline of the agenda for a hypothetical two-day hands-on workshop.

Permitted Practice: 

Certified to work with individual clients.

Give lectures/demonstrations or weekly classes.

Teach one or two day hands-on workshops to groups

 

Tellington TTouch Senior Practitioner 3 (P3)

Qualification Criteria:

Been an active TTouch Practitioner for at least 8 years immediately prior to upgrading. 

Taught a minimum of 16 workshops/webinars/modules (or equivalent)

Assisted at a minimum of 10 trainings.

Guild member for a minimum of 4 years before application and remain a Guild member

Demonstrates exceptional teaching and interpersonal skills

Submitted feedback forms from 5 workshops taught in the past three years prior to upgrading.

Demonstrates excellent handling and technical skills with a wide variety of dogs.

 

Permitted Practice: 

Qualified to function as senior assistants at trainings. 

Develop and teach webinars for the TTouch Online Learning Program.

Teach workshops (up to 3 days) to provide TTouch CEU credits according to curriculum guidelines.

 


Tellington TTouch Instructor (I)

Instructors are selected based on experience, technical and practical skills, teaching ability, and other contributions to (and needs of) Tellington TTouch International).  Qualification Criteria:

Benefits of Practitioner Certification

The process of becoming a Certified Tellington TTouch Practitioner for Dogs has many benefits, besides the tremendous personal learning potential.

Tellington TTouch Practitioners are certified to:

• Teach the method and its exercises to individual clients and their animals

• Use the official Tellington TTouch Logo and branding in a professional capacity

• Eligible to join the Professional Guild which allows for discounts, insider access, invitations to weekly educational webinars, annual membership to the TTouch Community

• Access to private Practitioner Facebook group