Operational and consultancy services
With over five decades of experience in the field of operational police dog experience with the London Metropolitan Police, the UKCSD has the background and the expertise to be a vital tool in your operation. In addition to our experience, our team have academic credentials you just don’t find elsewhere. Our head of school, Doctor Robert Hewings has specialised in the design and development of operational canine training courses, not just search but all aspects of Law Enforcement Canine Training, for both the private and public sector. We believe that this combination of operational experience and educational underpinning is truly unique to the UKCSD and sets us at a world-class standard.
At the UKCSD, we understand that many organisations are in danger of becoming an entrenched community content with repeating the same methodology over and over. This can lead to ineffective methods being treated as a gold standard because “that’s how it’s always been done!” By providing comprehensive consultancy services, your organisation can save time, money and energy by ensuring you are only using the most efficient and cost-effective methodologies.
The UKCSD provides a completely bespoke consultancy service that brings our clients new training methods, adult learning theories and providing evidence based best-practice for their canine training establishment.
We offer consultancy support in designing training programmes, lesson planning and assessments with student and instructor training as our main role.
If you’re looking for assistance with: developmental training, course planning, design and construction of search dog programmes, puppy development programmes instructor training and development, continuation training for operational handlers and assessment and operational quality assurance schemes for narcotics and explosive search dogs, we have the experience and expertise to help.
Our services are available worldwide. We can provide over fifty years of operational police service and academic qualifications at the highest standard. We believe there is no other company with this experience and qualification base.
If you think your organisation could benefit from our services, don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.
The UKCSD have also pioneered new training methodologies that have had proven positive results in the successful location of an endangered species in South Africa, also closer to home where this tracking method has been used on numerous occasions to locate lost dogs. Please contact us if this is a skill you wish to learn, or we can introduce you to our graduate students if required.