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Dog groomers and dog grooming businesses are in high demand. If you want to have a career as a dog groomer there doesn’t seem to be a better time to do it. You can gain employment in a number of animal shelters or clinics, even dog grooming services or take your first step to starting a dog grooming business. Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques – Level 3 course has given individuals who are animal lovers an opportunity of starting their own pet grooming business. Unlike in the past, pet grooming is no longer limited to celebrities. It is ideal for people who live fast-paced lifestyles or need to be away on work often. Grooming has become a part of the animal care routine. Grooming is essential in terms of not just bathing your pet but also maintaining animal health and welfare. Grooming is also widely performed on livestock.
While animals are known to groom themselves, you have to wonder how good of a job they actually do. Can they reach those difficult places? This is the time pet owners need to step in and take over grooming duties. Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques – Level 3 is a practical course that will educate individuals on how to perform grooming tasks on their pets.
Not every animal is groomed in the same way. For instance, some dogs have short fur and others have long fur. The course will enable individuals to understand different techniques of grooming different dogs. The course will feature key topics on dog grooming like the best grooming tools, understanding different types of dog coats, practicing safety procedures during grooming and how to build trust with a dog during their grooming session.
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Study 365 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 Study 365 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.
*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
- Have a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a dog groomer and what I it takes to perform that job role.
- Gain confidence in grooming techniques and learn how to apply them on different breeds of dogs.
- Learn that no two dogs are alike, which means that grooming should be done to fit the dog’s unique needs.
- Learn how to build trust between you and your dog during the grooming session.
- Learn how to groom dogs quickly while ensuring they feel comfortable with you.
- Learn business skills needed to set-up your own dog grooming business.
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 Conjusctivitis 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
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 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.
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.
Course Code: QLS-04915
Accredited body (Accreditation) 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?
- Individuals who want to learn dog grooming skills
- Individuals who are animal lovers and want to run their own dog grooming business
- Pet carer, dog walker
- Anyone with a deep interest in animal care
- 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.
- 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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Hi there is this the only course/qualification I need to become a dog groomer?
Dear Jess, Thank you for your query. Please note that upon completion of this Dog Grooming course you can definitely be a dog groomer as this is a good start-up course for your career. Regards, Student Support TeamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi is this a fully recognised qualification?. I would like to start up my own business once fully qualified thank you
Dear Emma Thank you very much for your query. Learn business skills needed to set-up your own dog grooming business. Yes, and you can learn business skills needed to set-up your own dog grooming business.The offer ends today, so hurry up and get the discount as you will receive 24/7 access for 365 days. Regards, Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi. I’m very interested in this course. Will the offer of £109 be given again as I’m not in the position to enrol right now.
Dear Sam, Thank you for your query. Please note that you may receive discounts but can not guarantee this best offer might continue. Hence I advise you to purchase the Dog Grooming course. Regards, Student Support TeamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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