NACSW: Odor Recognition Prep (ORT) Course

NACSW: Odor Recognition Prep (ORT) Course

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Regular price $230.00
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  • Student Session: March 4th.
  • NACSW Program
  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Effective Training Technique
  • Recorded & On-Demand
  • Continual Access

The ORT Prep class will mentally and physically prepare teams for NACSW™ Odor Recognition Tests. Some of the topics covered include preparing for the ORT, reading your dog, staying at source, searching independently, leash handling, proofing and putting it all together!

COURSE DETAILS

The Odor Recognition Test is your first step towards entering trials with NACSW™. In this 6-week online course we will cover how to best prepare yourself for the Odor Recognition Test. Not only will we cover what to expect at the ORT, but also how to train for it. Let’s get started!

PREREQUISITES

Team should be proficient on birch odor.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING

"I feel prepared for an ORT.  The instructor gave prompt and clear feedback and gave me the sense that my dog and I could succeed." - Vicki H.

SHOULD YOU TAKE THIS COURSE

Are you planning to enter a ORT trial?

Ensure you and your dog are ready for the challenge with the training and handling tips provided in this course.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introducing ORT Set-Up
  • Staying at Source and Reading Your Dog
  • Introduction to Closed Boxes
  • Leash Handling
  • Proofing
  • Putting it All Together

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • your dog
  • flat or martingale collar
  • back-clip harness (optional)
  • 6'-8' leash
  • 10-15' long line
  • LOTS of small, non-crumbly treats that YOUR dog finds rewarding
  • 20-25 containers (cardboard, plastic or metals - at least the size of a shoe box)
  • Odor kit that includes: Birch and Anise, several hide vessels (tins, tubes, straws) and way to secure your hides (Museum Putty, Glue Dots, etc.)

NACSW Program Instructor

Lori Timberlake

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All of the content in this online course is created by, owned by, and the rights to the content, are reserved to Lori Timberlake.

ENROLLMENT OPTIONS

STUDENT ENROLLMENT

An intensive learning experience, you will submit weekly homework and video assignments to the instructor to review and provide feedback on.

Includes:

- Full access to all course materials.
- Access to Student Facebook Group.
- Submit homework and videos.
- Detailed review from instructor.

AUDITOR ENROLLMENT

Enhanced option allowing for 1 video review and questions answered without the pressure of submitting weekly homework or videos.

Includes:

- Full access to all course materials.
- Go through the material at your own pace.
- May have 1 video reviewed by instructor.
- Email support from instructor.

WATCHER ENROLLMENT

Basic access option which grants the greatest level of flexibility. Go through the material at your own pace and add video reviews when needed.

Includes:

- Self-taught option.
- Full access to all course materials.
- May add video reviews for a fee.
- May add email support for a fee.

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