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National Association of Canine Scent Work

Instructor Training Course in Las Vegas 2019

K9 Nose Work® Instructor Certification Course


Segment One: October 25-28, 2019 (Fri-Mon)
Segment Two: May 1-4, 2020 (Fri-Mon)

Registration Fee: $2200.00 USD for 8 days
Registration Fee for CNWI: $100 per day

Las Vegas, Nevada

The Instructor Course is part of the process of becoming a Certified Nose Work Instructor (CNWI).


Silver State K-9
2572 Abels Lane
Las Vegas, Nevada

Dogs:      It is preferred that you leave your dog(s) at home. This is not a working event.

Hours:      9 am – 5 pm each day. (Please plan on staying until at least 5PM - no early departures)

Lunch:      Lunch is included; vegetarian option may be available (however, we are unable to accommodate any other special dietary requirements)

Parking:      On site parking, but carpooling is recommended when possible

Registration fee (covers both segments, 8 course days): $2200.00 ** 

Registration fee for CNWI: $100 per day 

** Full payment at time of registration is required to guarantee your place in the course. If you have not submitted payment it is your responsibility to ensure that it is finalized. Course fees are due prior to the start of the course.


Technical questions about logging in to the Education website should be emailed to:

Questions about eligibility, coursework, scheduling, etc. should be emailed to:

Questions about site/local logistics: Lauren Marakas at 


Cancellation Policy:  Refunds will be offered until 21 days prior to Day 1 (start of the course) of the course minus $150.00 USD cancellation fee. After this time, NO refunds will be offered for any reason. To cancel your participation, you must submit your request in writing either to or by mail to NACSW™ 17216 Saticoy Street. #350, Van Nuys, CA 91406. Your registration will only be considered cancelled if you receive a confirmation from NACSW of receipt of your request for cancellation. Registrations are non-transferrable.

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Registration Process: (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)

1) In order to register for the course, you will need an account in the Education website (different from the NACSW website). If you do not already have an account, please email to request one. (If you are a CNWI you already have an account. Please follow instructions on the login page below.) 

2) After you receive your account information via email, log on to the Education website at:

3) Once you are logged on, click on the "Course Catalog" tab and select this course.

4) Click the "Register" button.

5) You will receive a PayPal invoice via email for the registration fee within 24 hours. Please pay the invoice as soon as possible. You do not need a PayPal account; you may use a credit card instead.

Once we receive your registration and payment, you will receive a confirmation from the education department. It is YOUR responsibility to follow up with NACSW if you do not receive confirmation within one month of course registration.

Nearby Airports:

McCarran International Airport-Las Vegas


Lodging information (List of Local Hotels):

La Quinta

4288 North Nellis Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89115

Phone: 702-632-0229


Best Western Plus North Las Vegas Inn & Suites

4540 Donovan Way, North Las Vegas, NV
Phone: 702-649-3000

Holiday Inn Express Las Vegas-Nellis
44035 N Nellis Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89115
Phone: 702-644-5700

My Place Hotel - North Las Vegas, NV

1440 E Craig Rd, North Las Vegas, NV 89081
Phone: 702-750-9929


In addition to the above, there are a variety of hotel options on the Las Vegas Strip.