Dog Grooming Courses

Dog Grooming Courses

Dog Groomer Diploma Course

Course Price:  £850

Dog Grooming Course: Inclusive of optional two week practical.

£425 followed by 6 x monthly payments of £90

(Course cost is all inclusive of tutoring fees, assessments, materials and course registration)

Course Accreditation:

ABC Awards

Accreditation Number

QLS-01987

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CPD: This course counts for 140 hours Continued Professional Development (CPD)

The professional dog grooming courses are practical classed that cover the advanced techniques that students need to properly groom and care for animals.

This course focuses on things such as the welfare of the animal in care, and other elements that will pertain to the groomer. In total, the course will cover 140 hours of both coursework and real world practice. When you’re finished, you’ll understand health aspects, first aid, how to handle aggression, reduce stress, and address the needs of the main types of dogs coats. This course will further explore how to safely brush their teeth, trim their nails, and properly bathe each of these animals.

Dog Grooming Course and Professional Dog Groomer Diploma Course Overview:

With a growing demand for dog groomers, it is important that more trained groomers are available. These professionals will find their positions to be incredibly rewarding, while ensuring that animals receive the proper care they need. The groomer not improves the dogs coat condition and appearance, but it is also their job to spot potential concerns and alert the owner to ensure that the animal is receiving any treatment that it might need.

As part of this dog grooming course, you will work through six theory modules that deal with the proper grooming of dogs. A practical two-week session is available that will allow you to work alongside a professional groomer who can assist you with real world experiences. This is a unique opportunity that you are encouraged to take advantage of through one of the approved groomers with this course.


Module 1: Anatomy and Health for the Canine Client

For the first module of these dog grooming courses, you will explore the basics of dog grooming and the impact it has on the health of the animal. A basic anatomy of canines is also covered, along with different checks a groomer can carry out to help spot diseases and disorders. This includes a look at parasites and pests that can become a real problem for any dog groomer.


Module 2: The Essentials of Canine First Aid

There may be times when an emergency may happen. This course teaches you the basics of first aid. As a dog groomer, you may need to take action should something happen, and this module is designed to give you the knowledge you need to properly care for all the animals that are under your watch.


Module 3: Dealing with Aggression, Reducing the Stress of the Animal, and Avoiding Dog Bites

It is important that you understand safety measures that are designed to protect you and alert you to potential aggression. As part of this course, the dog groomer will learn the warning signs and body language signals. You will also pinpoint stress when it appears in a dog to prevent escalation.


Module 4: A Closer Look at Different Grooming Techniques that are Designed for Different Coat Types

Not all coats are the same and that means each canine coat will need its own unique set of grooming standards. From the equipment used, to products, and other essentials this module will help you to gain a deeper understanding of what needs to be done so that you can groom any dog you encounter.


Module 5: Advanced Techniques that Deal with Bathing, Brushing Teeth, Advanced Dental Car, Nail Trimming, Face Care, Rear Care, Ear Care

There are plenty of advanced techniques necessary to care for the dogs that visit the groomers. In this module, you will explore these in depth, including the different techniques that should be used for the youngest puppies to the elderly dogs you encounter.


Module 6: How to Successfully Setup and Run A Fixed or Mobile Dog Grooming Business

Running your own business can be daunting to begin with. In this module, you will be presented with information on how to run a successful business as a dog groomer. When you are done, you will have all the information you need to run your own business, and to be your own boss.




Two Week Hands-On Practical Dog Grooming Courses:

This two-week module is designed to help you to work closely with a professional dog groomer. They will give you a closer look at effective techniques you can use, and explore humane options for grooming dogs safely. This is an experience you will not find in the classroom and this is a great choice for anyone who is seriously exploring becoming a dog groomer.

It is important to note that as a student, you will be entering a world that combines both theory and practical uses in the real world. While you might have some knowledge already, remember that there are plenty of advanced techniques that go into grooming. You will want to take the time to learn as much as you can so that you can make an impact in the world of grooming.

By the time you are finished, you will have everything you need from the modules to successfully run a business based on your own knowledge and skills. You can then go out and build your own practice and build a list of satisfied clients who constantly recommend you to their friends. After all, there are plenty of full time professionals who make a living in the world of professional dog grooming and you can become one of them too. All it takes is enrolling in this course today and taking the first steps in establishing your future.


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Course Price:  £850

£425 followed by 6 x monthly payments of £90

(Course cost is all inclusive of tutoring fees, assessments, materials and course registration)


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