The Pet Professional Guild

Canine Trainng Technician


Canine Training Technician Study Guide


Canine Training Technician

Welcome to the Pet Professional Accreditation Board’s (PPAB) Canine Training Technician – Accredited (CTT-A) Guide. The PPAB program is independent of any industry trade school, college, or credentialing body. You are not required to be a member of the Pet Professional Guild, but you must meet and maintain all the eligibility criteria.

This Guide has been written to help you prepare for the PPAB Canine Training Technician assessment.  This will also serve as a syllabus to assist you working towards eligibility and to help you understand the breadth and depth of knowledge you will be expected to possess, fundamentals you should be familiar with, skills you need to be competent in and scenarios you must be able to address in order to successfully pass the Canine Training Technician assessment.

Your Road Map for CTT-A


Gatekeeper One – Apply for Assessment

  • Complete the application form and pay the application fee. 

Gatekeeper Two – Knowledge Base Assessment

  • Receive the green light to undertake the Knowledge Base Assessment Exam.
  • Undertake the Knowledge Base Assessment Exam at any time within 30 days of receiving the exam link.

 Gatekeeper Three – Skill Assessment

  • Receive confirmation that you passed your Knowledge Base Assessment Exam.
  • Submit your skills and coaching videos within 90 days of receipt of confirmation of your exam results.
  • Receive an email confirming the success of your video assessment results and that you have now become a Canine Training Technician – Accredited.