OUR COURSES

From beginner to advanced

1 Day Learn To Groom Course

Taster Session or Learn to Groom Your Dog Day

 

This grooming course is for pet owners who wish to learn how to groom their own dog of for people wishing to get a taster before committing to one of the longer courses.

On this course pet owners will be taught how to groom their pet from start to finish.

For future students this course will give them an understanding of what the longer courses involve and a chance to see how the courses are carried out.

All students will be given notes as well as before and after pictures and all equipment and overalls will be supplied.

 

 

Course Length: 1 day
Course Fee: £200
Course Days: Mon – Sat
Course Times: 10:30 – 15:00

 LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE FOR DOG GROOMING ASSISTANT

FROM NOVICE TO GROOMER’S ASSISTANT

 

The City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants enables basic skills required to work in a commercial dog grooming environment as an assistant. The Certificate is a standalone qualification.

This beginners course a pathway to perusing a professional career in dog grooming and will give you some of the skills required with plenty of hands-on experience with a wide variety of breeds. The Level 2 Qualification as of September 2017 must be completed before the level 3.

The course includes:
Correct handling of dogs
Health checking and recognising problems
Basic first aid
Basic styling
Basic Clipping, scissoring and hand stripping
Ear and nail maintenance
Health and safety in the salon

A FREE certificate in Animal Handling and Animal First Aid
A FREE business management certificate giving you guidance in running your own salon and customer relations 

Course Length: 8 days

Course Fee: £1950

Course Days: Mon – Sat

Course Times: 09:45 – 15:00/16.00

Payment Options Available For Our Longer Courses 

25 Day OCN Level 3 Professional Dog Grooming Course

From Novice to Professional GROOMER IN JUST ONE MONTH!

 

The Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming – 603/0891/6

This nationally recognised qualification encourage skills necessary when grooming dogs with different types of coat. Learners will learn how to use a variety of equipment and increase their knowledge of grooming styles. Learners will gain knowledge of canine first aid and have an understanding of the health and wellbeing of different breeds of dog.

Learners will have an opportunity to gain competence in the Dog Grooming workplace.

This qualification has been designed for those looking to become professional dog groomers or those who already groom dogs but do not currently hold a nationally recognised qualification. This qualification does not require any formal written or practical assessments.

Units included within this qualification cover:
Assess, Plan and Record Dog Grooming Work
Canine First Aid
Carry Out Styling and Finishing of a Dog
Health Checking a Dog by a Dog Groomer
Promote and Maintain the Health and Well-Being of Animals
Welcome, Receive and Care for Customers
A FREE certificate in Animal Handling and Animal First Aid
A FREE business management certificate giving you guidance in running your own salon and customer relations 

Course Length: 25 days
Course Fee: £4500
Course Days Available: Mon – Sat
Course Times: 10:00 – 15:00/16:00

 All Inclusive City and guilds Professional Dog Grooming Course

From Novice to Fully Qualified Professional

 

City & Guilds requires 300 guided learning hours to complete the Level 3 Diploma. This will consist of 2 28 days of practical training.  This course is aimed at those wishing to persue a professional career in dog grooming and will give you the skills required and plenty of hands-on experience with a wide variety of breeds. As part of the course you will need to complete 150 hours of home study and e learning work  modules, so that your knowledge meets the City and Guilds requirements and to ensure you are a capable competent groomer . The home study is mandatory, and this time is logged to comply with City and Guilds requirements . You will complete both the Level 2 and Level 3 City & Guilds Qualifications during this course, you will also complete a professional pet first aid course as well as a business studies workshop. The course cost is £5000 and includes:

Correct handling of dogs
Health checking and recognising problems
Professional Pet First Aid Qualification
Professional running of a Business Workshop
Styling to breed standard or owners requirements
Clipping, scissoring and hand stripping
Ear, nail and teeth maintenance
Health and safety in the salon

A FREE certificate in Animal Handling and Animal First Aid
A FREE business management certificate giving you guidance in running your own salon and customer relations

28 days salon training and 150 hours of monitored home study required

The Level 2 & 3 City & Guilds Qualifications are included in this course.

Students can also participate in cat grooming during the course if they wish to do so.
Additional City & Guilds Qualification available. 

Course Length: 28 days and 150 hours of home study

Course Fee: £5000
Course Days available: Mon – Sat
Course Times: 09:45 – 15:00/16:00