Provisional Membership is available for those who have achieved relevant academic accreditation FHEC Level 5 (ABT LEVEL) or 6 (CAB LEVEL). Provisional Members are also able to conduct behaviour consultations but have not yet achieved the requisite experience to become Full Members. Provisional Members are required to undertake a minimum of 30 hours a year of continued professional development , CLICK HERE for more details.
Please read the APBC’s Code of Conduct and be sure you agree before continuing. CLICK HERE
Before you can apply for Provisional Animal Behaviour Technician (ABT) or Provisional Clinical Animal Behaviourist (CAB), please check if your course is on the list of ABTC recognised courses. LIST OF ACCREDITED COURSES (CLICK HERE)
We can also accept those who have completed the University of Southampton PG Diploma/MSc in Companion Animal Behaviour Counselling and people who have an ASAB CCAB pre-certification.
Please send any queries via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please DO NOT send payment until your membership application has been approved. We will Invoice you the £95 for provisional membership.
Once we have received your complete application, it will be taken to the next membership committee meeting. This committee meets monthly. So please be aware that, depending on when you submit, it may be 4-5 weeks before you are notified as to the success or otherwise of your application. If you are not successful, we will advise you of what you need to do to become a successful candidate.
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Store your name, email address, phone number(s), address, and personal documentation such as academic certificates and transcripts, and your Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB), Certificated Clinical Animal Behaviourist (CCAB) documents in a secure filing cabinet and office, as well as in electronic form on the APBC computer, Microsoft Cloud and APBC secure website. For the sole purposes of contacting you by email, telephone and by post to deliver information relevant to your APBC membership as per the APBC’s contractual obligation to fulfil your membership of the APBC and to share information about APBC activities. You may terminate your membership or opt out of receiving information about APBC activities at any time. Upon the termination of your membership all your personal details will be deleted/destroyed within 28 days.