A. The technicals of positive reinforcement-based training and complex schedules of reinforcement.
B. Teaching concepts of punishment including escape conditioning, avoidance conditioning, and the use of conditioned punishers. This category also includes the use of corrective leash-based training collars.
C. Here we learn to use the concepts that we taught the dog in phase 2. This category also includes the use of the e-collar in the training plans.
D. Includes lectures relating to generalizing and maintaining training in different areas and with different handlers.