Our professional dog grooming course has been especially designed for students who are looking for a career in dog grooming, without the worry of a formal exam. Instead you will have continual in house assessments in order to remove the pressure of a final assessment and theory exam. Our training can be undertaken flexibly, in as many weeks as you need. Finally, you do not need any previous experience to apply for this course.
This course is particularly ideal for those who are keen to learn more about dog grooming. With this in mind you will cover variety of breeds and coat types, for the purpose of opening your own business.
What does the Professional Dog Grooming Course cover?
The first day will start with a health and safety induction, along with a tour of our facilities. During each day of the course you will have the opportunity to groom various breeds of dog working your way from prepping and health checking, to fully styling as you progress.
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
The course runs for 25 days in total. This includes 21 practical days, 2 theory days, 1 pet first aid day and a business course.
The business course is designed to offer support and guidance for opening your own parlour. This will include recommendations, legislation guidance and the opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have.
Equipment suggestions for the Professional Dog Grooming Course:
We suggest Christies Direct when deciding what equipment you would like to purchase. You can order this equipment through us and receive a 10% discount. For further advice on clipper companies, either Heiniger Clippers and Andis Clippers are recommended.
9:30am – 4:30pm
After successful completion a ‘Dog Grooming Academy Certificate of Achievement’ will be consequentially awarded.
Here payments by instalments is an option.
Additionally you can purchase equipment packs as well as extra items from our equipment shop.