Teach your dog a new behaviour using the prompt and fade training technique

Challenge reference: 5784

Notional learning hours  10
Level Entry 2
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will be able to teach a dog a new behaviour using prompt and fade.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to research behaviours dogs can be taught using the prompt and fade technique and choose which behaviour they will teach.

  2. Be able to teach the dog a new behaviour using prompt and fade.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Search for a new behaviour or trick to teach using books or the Internet which can be taught using the prompt and fade technique
    • State the new behaviour or task they would like to teach
    • Record, in a format of their choosing, a log of how they train the behaviour and a log of each training session
    • Demonstrate the final behaviour or trick taught using prompt and fade