I have been involved with Instructor training in one form or another since March of 1999 when I first became an IDC Staff Instructor and in many other roles and industries since.
Over the years I have met some good Instructors, mediocre and just plain bad. What makes a good Instructor? Knowledge, a sense of humour and the ability to laugh at themselves when it all goes wrong on that off day and we all have them.
Educating people in to all the things I love, Dogs and all things Canine, Scuba, First Aid Training, outdoor pursuits, and much more, was why I became an Instructor and I still walk in to the classroom with as much enthusiasm now as I did when I first started in what is now, the last millennium!
What makes someone want to become a Canine First Responder Instructor? We all have our very own reasons some as basic as the need for another source of income to make ends meet to the love of the job. Below are just a few of the reasons why some of our Instructors decided to become Instructors and we hope they inspire.
Their Stories will appear here shortly