The Judges Training Program is conducted under ANKC Regulations and is a National scheme.
Please click here to download the National Judges' Codes of Practice and Conduct.
The Regulations can be sourced, downloaded and/or printed by clicking here
Every Breed has an official ANKC Breed Standard and these can be sourced via the ANKC website
Aspirant – Member enrolled in the Entrance Program that is called the Aspiring Learning Program.
Trainee – Member who has completed the Aspiring Program and is enrolled in a Breed/Group Training Program
Before applying to become a TRAINEE JUDGE, members need to complete the ASPIRING LEARNING PROGRAM.
Applications for this Program close in November each year and the requirements must be completed BEFORE applying. Applications for Aspiring Program can be found here
Some of the requirements include;
The Dogs Victoria Aspiring Program is amongst the most innovative and esteemed Entrance Programs within Judges Training and many of the lectures are now being utilised by other Member Bodies throughout Australia and overseas.
The program includes;
The Aspiring Program is completed over 1 year with the following approx. timeline;
If you have any questions regarding this Program please contact;
Mobile: 0415 990 4225
For more information, including the trainee manual, application and program dates, forms and group co-ordinator contact details, click on the Conformation - Trainee Judges Program page.