DOG GROOMING COURSE
Animal Care Courses
Approximate Study Time
100 Hours (Self Study)
You can spread the payments for this course
over 4 monthly payments.
Initial payment of £195.00
Followed by 3 monthly
payments of £85.00
Approximate Delivery Time
1-2 Working Days (Courier Service)
The Dog Grooming - Level 3 Course is suitable for both beginners and those with an established background with dogs. You don’t need any previous experience - the course is aimed at students who wish to provide quality grooming for their own dogs, as well as those who are thinking of setting up their own grooming business.
The Dog Grooming Course gives you the opportunity to learn in detail about all aspects of grooming dogs. The course includes the history of humankind’s relationship with dogs, in-depth details of the grooming process, as well as helpful advice on how to set up and run your own dog grooming business. Even vets and dog breeders have studied this discipline successfully!
On successful completion of this course students will receive an accredited Level 3 Certificate Award and a Distance Learning Diploma.
The course will help you to:
Gain a detailed understanding of the relationship between humans and dogs and a working knowledge of the long history of this relationship
Gain an in-depth knowledge of a wide range of different breeds of dog and the ability to adapt grooming techniques to suit each breed
Acquire the ability to understand that each dog has a unique personality and how to adapt accordingly, so grooming is efficient and hassle-free
Gain the ability to groom dogs as quickly as possible whilst showing maximum attention to detail
Gain the business skills necessary to help in the setting up of a dog grooming service
This is a theory-based course. If you plan to start your own business you will need to buy the relevant equipment and gain relevant grooming experience.
A perfect way to do this is to ask friends and family and ask if you can groom their dogs for free, or additional practical
Practical Training will also be available to registered students at a later date.
FREE COPIES OF
“DOG GROOMING – THE BASICS DVD”
& DOG GROOMING FOR BEGINNERS
WITH ALL ORDERS
The Course Includes the Following Units:-
The following topics are covered: Man’s History with Dogs; The History of Dog Grooming; and The Dog Grooming Profession.
The following topics are covered: Breed Recognition; Dog Anatomy and Physiology; Dog Diseases; and First Aid.
The following topics are covered: Smooth Coat Breeds; Short Coat Breeds; Double Coat Breeds; Long and Silky Coat Breeds; Harsh and Wiry Coat Breeds; Curly and Woolly Breeds; and Corded Coated Breeds.
The following topics are covered: Setting boundaries; Policies; Sticking to rules; Tantrums; and Bribery.
The following topics are covered: Equipment Required; Grooming Tools; Clippers; Blades; Shears; Scissors; Equipment; Maintenance; Uniforms and Protective Clothing; Protective Equipment; Products Required; Price Lists; and Suppliers Information & Contact Details.
The following topics are covered: Safety Measures; Dog Psychology; Dog Control; Pre-Bath; Bath; and Post Bath.
The following topics are covered: Grooming; Dealing with Double Coats; Professional Grooming Shortcuts; Working with Puppies; and Working with the Senior Dog.
The following topics are covered: Terriers; Terrier Trims; Head Details; Body Details; Hand Stripping; Terrier Breeds; Airedale Terrier; Australian Terrier; Bedlington Terrier; Cairn Terrier; Dandie Dinmont Terrier; Irish Terrier; Kerry Blue Terrier; Lakeland Terrier; Norfolk Terrier; Norwich Terrier; Schnauzer; Scottish Terrier; Sealyham Terrier; Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier; Welsh Terrier; West Highland White Terrier; Wire Fox Terrier; Yorkshire Terrier; and Breed Grooming Comparisons.
The following topics are covered: Spaniel Breeds; Spaniel Breed Trims; American Cocker Spaniel; American Water Spaniel; Cavalier King Charles Spaniel; English Cocker Spaniel; English Springer Spaniel; English Toy Spaniel; Irish Water Spaniel; Welsh Springer Spaniel; Poodle Types; Poodle Breed Trims; Minature Poodle; Standard Poodle; and Toy Poodle.
The following topics are covered: Setter Breeds; Setter Trims; English Setter; Gordon Setter; Irish Red Setter; Irish Red Setter; Other Breeds; Bichon Frise; Old English Sheepdog; Portuguese Water Dog; and Mixed Breeds & Designer Dogs.
The following topics are covered: Drop Coat Breeds; Drop Coat Trims; Coton de Tulear; Havanese; Lhasa Apso – Pomeranian; Shih Tzu; and Troubleshooting.
The following topics are covered: The Law and You; Health and Safety; First Aid; Setting Up in Business; Accessories; Finances; Choosing Premises; Salon Design; Insurance; Business Plan; Business Profile; Business Portfolio; and Conclusion.
Course Duration & Support:
Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. You also have access to a personal tutor by mail or email for a 12 month period. As the home study courses are self study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer.
You will be assessed on coursework which is detailed in the course materials. Most coursework consists of short paragraph answers to set questions, and a larger essay/case study assignment. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email or by post.
The Certification is gained from your coursework so there is no exam to complete. On successful completion of this course students will be awarded a Dog Grooming Certificate of achievement by NCFE.
This course has been accredited under a NCFE IIQ Licence and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.
Further information about Ofqual’s Qualification & Credit Framework level descriptors can be found at http://www.ofqual.gov.uk/qualifications-and-assessments/qualification-frameworks/levels-of-qualifications/
NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators (‘regulators’) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.
NCFE accreditation gives assurance that the content of a training course is of a high standard and meets the rigorous requirements of a national awarding organisation.
NCFE accreditation also gives formal recognition to our courses which result in the ‘award’ of a certificate of achievement. This course has been developed by UKOL who has been accredited with NCFE’s Investing in Quality (IIQ) Licence, which is designed to give formal recognition to an organisation’s bespoke courses that fall outside the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF).
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