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    • We both loved the way Sheila Harper presented herself - not to 'tell' or 'advise' us on what to believe or not (like many trainers do in a sometimes intimidating manner) but to allow us to think...
    • It was superbly facilitated and directed with dog handling, case studies, and in-depth perspective being important.
    • Sheila is not into "Sit", "Down", "Stay". The concentration is on having a positive and gentle development with your dog - you are a team - so that you can both enjoy...
    • I have been to presentations before where your attention starts to wander and where you can’t wait for the course to end. I was completely focused on this course for the whole 2 days; there was...
    • “What a weekend that was! Will life with my dog ever be the same again? I hope not! I now have some tools for a new start with my first ever dog who, at 14 months, had lost his trust in me...
    • “I soon realised that my inexperience really didn’t matter, as what we had come to learn about was new to everyone. We all had a similar motivation for doing the course. To do the best...
    • “A wonderfully stimulating and well organised weekend. It exceeded my expectations both in content and presentation.”
    • “I admire Sheila’s passion, calm positive energy and tireless motivation for teaching and sharing her profound, pioneering and unique philosophy and knowledge of dogs and owners.”
    • “I learned a great deal and ‘Bod’ was so relaxed and stress free due to your fantastic organisation. I do so appreciate how much hard work and thought goes into the preparation of...
    • “At that time, I still believed in Pack Leadership, dominance, control and obedience. Sheila opened my eyes and mind to the possibility that there was a different way to work with my three...
    • “I wanted to say a big thank you for the hard work and time put into the courses and for the patience and understanding of where I am at and what I have still to learn. It could be quite...
    • “We haven't been able to stop thinking about what we learnt and we're hungry for more. We bought half a dozen books to keep us going!”

    Course Fees

    PercivalCourse fees in the United Kingdom are set at £1,950 + VAT . (Please contact Sheila Harper Limited for details of Course Fees in other Countries)

    A discount is given to all students paying the complete balance in one lump sum prior to start date and it is possible to spread the cost of the course and pay by instalments.
    Please note that there is an increased cost for spreading payment over twelve months.

    Fees are payable by one of the following methods:

    1. The full fee: £1,950 + VAT
    2. £500 Deposit followed by five monthly instalments of £320 and a sixth instalment of £360 payable by standing order (£2,100 + VAT)
    3. £500 Deposit followed by 11 monthly instalments of £175 and a 12th instalment of £155 payable by standing order (total cost £2,150 + VAT).
    4. Other payment options can be arranged (contact us to discuss)

    Course fees can be paid by cheque, debit card or international bank transfer. Cheques should be made payable to “Sheila Harper Ltd”. Students are required to bear the full charges for bank transfers.

    Upon receipt of your application and full or initial payment Sheila Harper Ltd will consider your application. If successful, your place will be confirmed in writing within 21 days of receipt. If unsuccessful your cheque will be returned to you as soon as a decision has been made.


    Course fees are non-refundable unless written notice of cancellation is given at least 14 days prior to the commencement of the course. If such notice is given then all money paid in respect of this course will be refunded (less 20% for administration costs). Where a student has already taken advantage of benefits offered such as pre-course activities, or has been given discounts on other courses as a result of their making this booking, then a proportionate sum will be deducted from the refund in our absolute discretion. If less than 14 day’s notice is given, then no part of the fee will be refundable. Should a student have opted to pay for the course by instalments then the full balance outstanding will become due immediately.


    Further information on entry and tuition fees (if required) for Part 2 : OCN accreditation, payment for which is not included in the above fees, please see our prospectus.