Pawrus® Certified Partner

Pawrus® Certified Partner

Pawrus® Certified Partners (PCPs) are Distinguished Certificants who have Graduated with the Highest Distinction or Distinction from our Elite Professional Program. Certificants must meet strict yearly requirements to re-certify. Graduates who Pass with the Highest Distinction (A+) or Distinction (A/A-) will be offered PCP Certification. Graduates who Pass (B) and Fail (C and below) will not be offered PCP Certification.

Graduates who do not meet any of the following requirements, regardless of grade classification, can only state that they have graduated from an Elite Professional Program by Pawrus®. We draw this distinction for potential clients to identify if an individual has graduated from our prestigious program and if he / she is continuing to commit in using the methods taught in the program.

Certification Benefits:

1 Recognised Title

i. The Elite Positive Dog Trainer (TEPDT) Graduates can use the recognised accreditation and its abbreviation, Pawrus Certified Partner (Training) (PCPT) after their name (e.g. Jane Doe, PCPT)

ii. The Elite Positive Pet Groomer (TEPPG) Graduates can use the recognised accreditation and its abbreviation, Pawrus Certified Partner (Grooming) (PCPG) after their name (e.g. Jane Doe, PCPG)

2 Trademarked Logo

i. Official PCP Logo to brand and market your professional services.

3 Verified Listing

i. Potential employers and business partners can find your verified personal listing at Pawrus® Dog Training Academy – Academy Pride or Pawrus® Pet Grooming Academy – Academy Pride.

4 Alumni Networking & Positive Community

i. Yearly coffee and tea session with Teachers and past/present Alumni from our Elite Programs.

ii. Build long-lasting friendships and network with other positive pet care professionals locally and internationally.

5 Campus Facilities

i. To encourage continued practice of your professional knowledge and skill, you can request to use Pawrus® campus facilities at a commission of 30% per job.

ii. Graduates enjoy waived commission fees on their first five jobs in the one year upon Graduation.

6 Education, Service & Product Discounts

i. 10% off all Pawrus® Programs and Pawrus® Model Rental Fees.

ii. 10% off all Pawrus® Services.

iii. 10% off all Products sold by Pawrus® at retail prices.

7 Earn Referral Credits

i. S$200 credit earned with every newly referred Pawrus® Student for our Professional Programs.

ii. S$100 credit earned with every newly referred Pawrus® Student for our Enthusiast Programs.

ii. S$50 credit earned with every newly referred Pawrus® Client for our Professional Services.

iii. S$20 credit earned with every newly referred product sale by a First-Time Pawrus® Client.

8 Formal Recommendations

i. Written Pawrus® Letter of Recommendation by your Supervising Teacher whenever applicable.

9 Employment & Admissions Priority

i. Group preference for employment opportunities with PCPs.

ii. Ranked ahead of public applicants in all Pawrus® Programs.

10 Business Partnerships & Franchising Opportunities

i. Group preference for business partnerships with PCPs.

ii. Unique franchising opportunities with PCPs.

11 Local & Overseas Continuing Education Opportunities

i. Enlightening internship and externship openings with local and overseas government, public and private partner institutions.

12 Virtual Pawrus® Academy (coming soon!)

i. On-demand online access to content, pictures, and videos resources from present and past enrolled courses.

ii. Exclusive previews for upcoming courses before public release.

13 Professional Liability Insurance (coming soon!)

i. The Academy is currently in discussions with an insurer on the possibility of professional insurance coverage at the Group level.

To maintain certification, Certificants must satisfy the following requirements:

(A) Graduate with the Highest Distinction or Distinction from The Elite Positive Dog Trainer / The Elite Positive Pet Groomer

(B) Pay Yearly Pawrus® Membership Fees

• Graduates from The Elite Positive Dog Trainer or The Elite Positive Pet Groomer get a complimentary one-year membership upon Graduation

• Renewal fee of S$350/year due approximately 3 months before expiry

i. Subject to prevailing rates at the time of renewal.

• Additional late fee of S$500 applicable if within 3 months past expiry

i. Any late renewals beyond 3 months past expiry must be accompanied by a letter explaining reasons for so. The Academy reserves the right to not provide reasons for re-certification in this circumstance.

(C) Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs):

• Proof of CEUs must be submitted electronically. A minimum of 12 CEUs must be earned yearly. Extra CEUs cannot be rolled over to subsequent years.

• CEUs are awarded only for study conducted or supervised by qualified pet care professionals

i. One hour of in-person study earns 0.5 CEUs

ii. One hour of online study earns 0.25 CEUs

(D) Sign a Yearly Pledge

• Renewed every year, approximately 3 months before expiry

(E) Abide to our Standards of Practice

• Renewed every year, approximately 3 months before expiry

— This Pawrus® Certified Partner was last updated on 08 August 2022 —