Train to be a detection dog handler with Wagtail

Train to be a detection dog handler with Wagtail

By Ed Hanna

Proving safety & security in an uncertain world! Wagtail are delighted to be an Approved Learning Provider under the Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme.

They are offering courses in:

Explosives Detection Dog Handler

Dual Purpose Drug Detection Dog Handler

Courses are delivered by instructors from military backgrounds, experienced in working in hostile environments and currently active within the industry.

Taster Days are also available, designed to give you an insight into the professional search dog industry before committing to a full-time course.


Wagtail UK’s sister company, Event Detection Dogs (EDD) provide explosives detection dogs and handlers to help ensure stadiums and arenas are safe and secure before, during and after an event.

To celebrate the success of EDD, Wagtail are offering 20% OFF their Explosives Detection Dog Handler Courses.  This reduces the cost down from £3995 to £3196 and applies to all explosives course dates in 2019.  This is an ELC approved course for which service personnel (both serving and former) may be eligible for funding.

More info and dates here:

To book or ask any questions email

Please call 01745 561166 to discuss your requirements and answer any questions you may have.