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Dog grooming courses


1 Day Pet Grooming Course (Dog’s owner)
This course is suitable for pet owners who would like to learn how to groom their own dog. The course is also suitable as a taster day for those who are considering a career in dog grooming. During the day pet owners will have the opportunity to groom their dog from start to finish. All equipment and overalls will be provided along with guidance notes relevant to the breed.

Course Time:
10:00am - 4:00pm

Course Fee:
£150

5 Day Basic Dog Grooming Course (Introduction grooming)
This five-day course offers students the chance to learn the basics of dog grooming. It is designed as a practical and hands-on course, it also gives the student the opportunity to participate in the day to day running of a busy grooming salon.

The course will cover:-

- The correct handling of dogs
- How to recognize health problems
- Brushing, de-matting and bathing
- Basic clipping and trimming
- Ear cleaning and nail clipping

Course Time:
10:00am - 4:00pm

Course Fee:
£750

Professional Dog Grooming Course  (Basic groomer 10 days course)  (Business start-up course 20 days course)

This course is designed for those who are looking to pursue a career as a professional dog groomer.

The course will cover:-
- The correct handling of dogs
- Recognition of health problems and basic first aid
- Brushing, de-matting and bathing
- In-depth clipping, scissoring and hand stripping
- Ear cleaning and nail clipping
- Cleaning and maintaining equipment
- Health and Safety in the Salon
- Customer relation 

In addition to the above, the course will also cover the various aspects of setting up a business.

This course is suitable for those who do not wish to undertake formal exams.

 Continual assessments will be undertaken during this course instead of a final assessment and theory exam

Course Time:
10:00am - 4:00pm

Course Fee:
£1500 - 2500
Upon successful completion, a 'Dog Grooming Academy Certificate of Achievement' will be awarded.


City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants (7763-02) GLH 183 hours
(including starter kit worth £400+, all books and exam registration, revision day and OCN animal first aid)

For students who wish to gain a City & Guilds qualification and either work or set up their own business and groom on a professional/commercial basis, this is the most suitable course.  This course consists of practical and theory training including learning to style a variety of breeds.  A practical assessment and theory exam are undertaken at the end of this course.  Upon successful completion, students will be awarded the 'City & Guilds Level 2' certificate.  The Level 2 certificate is a compulsory requirement for anyone who wishes to study further with City & Guilds.

1. Preparing dogs for styling
2. Bathing and cleaning dogs
3. Cleaning and maintaining equipment
4. Restraining animals
5. Drying Dogs
6. Styling of a wide variety of breeds
7. Moving animals between locations

The qualification is assessed on evidence resulting from practical assessments, written short answer assessments and an online examination.

Further Information
Course Length:
20 days +

Course Time:
9:00am - 6:00pm

Course Fee:
£3500

Upon successful completion, a certificate from City & Guilds/NPTC will be awarded.
 
There is also an option to purchase equipment packs. Please contact us directly if you have any special request or questions.