Dog Grooming Techniques - Advanced Diploma

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Endorsed by ABC Awards
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Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques - Level 3

This Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques has been developed to educate learners on the advanced techniques and tools that are being used widely in the dog grooming industry. Ideal for individuals aspiring to get into or progress within the dog grooming industry, this course takes on an easy-to understand approach to learning and is filled with valuable tips and tricks that will mold you into a very talented and sought after professional within the industry

This comprehensive course will thoroughly explore the concept of dog grooming and the importance of it in the current modern world. You will come to understand the safety procedures that has to be followed while grooming dogs to promote a safe and comfortable grooming environment, all the while discovering the hygiene regulations and disinfection protocols highly practiced within the work settings.

As a dog groomer, it is vital for you to be educated on the common skin diseases and disorders in dogs to alert the owners in time and to refer them to a vet. Therefore, this course has generously included a few modules that will delve into the various common skin diseases and disorders, along with an insight into other diseases such as scabies, conjunctivitis, otitis and plaque. Moving on, this course will also shine light upon the different coats of animals to help you select grooming styles based on them.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*1Training is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales


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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the concept of dog grooming
  • Learn the safety procedures that has to be followed while grooming dogs
  • Understand how to promote a safe and comfortable grooming environment for dogs
  • Examine the common skin diseases and disorders in dogs
  • Explore the various grooming tools and equipment
  • Discover the hygiene regulations and disinfection protocols
  • Identify the different coats of animals and the various grooming styles that suit them

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction To Dog Grooming

2: Following Safety Procedures In Grooming

3: Understanding Pet Safety In Grooming

4: Learning Animal Safety And Care

5: Learning About Common Skin Diseases And Disorders

6: What Are Scabies Otitis Conjunctivitis And Plaque?

7: Grooming Equipment And Tools

8: Learning Hygiene Regulations And Disinfection Protocols

9: How To Approach Grooming

10: Different Coats Of Animals

11: Types Of Grooming Styles

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The content will be accessible to you 24/7. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Please Note: Additionally, a total of £49 is charged for the assessment and certificate, and you need to pay that when submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially upon registering). This payment can be made in 02 installments.


ABC awards and Certa Awards will provide successful learners with a Certificate of Achievement and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the units completed by the learner through this course.

Accredited Body

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Who is this course for?

  • This course is aimed at individuals aspiring to get into or advance within the dog grooming industry
  • Individuals hoping to set up their own dog grooming business might also find this course benefitting


  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline

Career path

  • Veterinary Assistant – (average UK yearly salary: £15,686)
  • Animal Shelter Manager – (average UK yearly salary: £20,404)
  • Animal Care Technician
  • Animal Caretaker – (average UK yearly salary: £14,995)
  • Pet Care Attendant
  • Dog Groomer – (average UK hourly pay: £8.08)

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Emma asked:

Do you get a resubmission on assignemnts? Do the assignments have word limits?


Dear Emma, Thank you for your query. Yes, the learners are requested to resubmit the work by making the necessary payments if the learner does not achieve the preferred outcomes at the first attempt of submission. Yes, the assignments do have word limits and these will be clearly mentioned under the assignment brief section for easy understanding. Regards, Student Support Team

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