Gundog Club's graded training scheme has six levels
Grade One (Beginner): is the simplest. It tests
whether you have established the foundations of
basic obedience and simple retrieving, on which all
your further training will build. There are training
courses, and a step-by-step training manual,
available to help you reach this level, if you would
like extra help.
Grade Six (Master): is
the top level, and is designed to test a fully
trained working gundog and is roughly equivalent to a
traditional Open Working Test standard.
Remember, you can take
each grade in one of three categories - retriever,
hunting retriever or HPR, depending on your dog's
traditional role, and the role that you want him to
work in, at the end of his training.
Read about the categories...