Animal Welfare and Science


Course Title: Dog Grooming (Taster Course)
Course Code: AC034

Department: Animal Welfare and Science
Course Type: Part Time

Spend a day learning a little more about your pet and their needs when it comes to looking at the methods of bathing, drying and grooming your dog. It also gives you an opportunity to speak to our friendly team and discuss what it is like to become a professional dog groomer and the equipment needed and the qualifications required.



College Certificate

Course Content

This one day College Certificate course is suitable for anyone thinking of grooming as a career option or for those who would just like a sociable, interesting day meeting like-minded people. It also makes an ideal gift for the dog lover in your life.
Topics include:
Handling the dog in the salon
Introduction to tools and equipment used in dog grooming
Bath, dry and groom a dog
Ideally bring your own dog, however if you are planning a new addition but want to know more before you take on the responsibility let us know and we can arrange a dog model for you.

Entry Requirements

Minimum age 14 if accompanied by a paying adult.

Next Steps

Dog Grooming Assistants Course (AC133)

Career Opportunities

Assistant dog groomer. Progression on to Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants City and Guilds qualification Apprentice to a dog groomer