Marka Masterclass I

If you’re ready to take the first step to becoming a professional dog trainer then you’re in the right place. Each exclusive Marka Masterclass I is open to 12 aspiring dog trainers that show the potential we need to join our friendly family.

Whether you want to start a career working with dogs from scratch or just want to update your dog trainer skills to include all the latest science, tools and techniques, this is the perfect course for you.

This exclusive course will teach you all the fundamentals of modern science-based dog training, key people and customer service skills as well as giving you individual mentoring to get your personal training plan in place.

All with the goal of setting you up with a sustainable dog training career at the heart of your local community.

Our comprehensive course comprises:


Unique online training

Comprehensive Online Training Modules packed with the knowledge you need


Collaborative workshops

Exclusive Online Training Workshops to build your skills, collaborate with others and test your ideas


Access to full online Puppy Course

Lifetime access to Ultimate Puppy


Extensive hands-on training

A three-day In-Person Training Course with first-hand access to Di and Kamal, puppies and their owners

This superb approach gives you the perfect combination of hands-on experience with flexible online content that fits around your current commitments.

By the end of the course, you will understand:


The Learning Theory and Science of Reinforcement-Based Dog Training


The Key Elements of Canine Body Language


The Role of Confidence Building (in People and Dogs)


Human-Dog Relationship Building (what helps and what hinders)


Reinforcement-Based Training Methods (shaping, luring, capturing, using a marker word and adding verbal cues)


The Importance of Mechanical Skills, Timing and Reinforcement


The Challenges of Distance, Duration and Distractions


The Best Ways of Getting Hands-On Experience


The Top Mistakes All New Puppy Owners Make (and how to prevent them!)


The Top 10 Fundamentals of Puppy Training (including the owner hot topics of toilet training, socialisation, recall and puppy biting)


The Science of Puppy Growth, Development and Health (from a physiotherapy and veterinary point of view)


The Science of Human Learning Styles (and how to use individual learning preferences to your advantage)


Useful Human Teaching Techniques (active listening, observation, building rapport, motivation and different teaching styles)


Presenting Yourself Professionally


Marketing and Branding Techniques to Build Your Business and Client Base


Your Personalised CPD Programme to Continue Your Marka Journey

“These three days of intensive learning have been truly transformational on so many levels for me”

“I had the most inspiring educational and confidence building three days”

“All of the mentors are fantastic. Feeling very inspired and like I have so many more tools on my tool belt”

“Totally on a post-course buzz! Can’t wait to share all the new learning with lots of puppies”

Next Course Dates:

Marka Masterclass I 2024 (recruiting now)


  • Online Learning Element opens July 2024 (Early access to online learning and Ultimate Puppy available from April 2024)

  • In-Person Course 23rd, 24th and 25th October 2024 (Held near Reading, Berkshire, UK)

  • £1250

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