“Good Grooming starts with Good training”

Assistant Dog Groomer Course

Course :
Assistant Dog Groomer

Code :

Aim :
To give the student all the necessary skills and confidence required to gain employment as an assistant dog groomer.

Content – Theory :
Breed recognition, basic anatomy and physiology, recognition of skin diseases and parasites, recognition of infectious diseases, basic dog psychology, customer care and telephone skills.

Content – Practical :
Initial assessment of coat type and condition, brushing out, de-matting, pre-bath clips for all relevant breeds, pre-bath scissoring for all relevant breeds, basic hand stripping, bathing, drying, correct handling of dogs and correct use of all equipment used.

Duration :
3 weeks (15 days)

Exams :
1 theory - written.
3 practical– 1) dematting 2) brushing out, bathing & drying 3) pre-bath clipping & scissoring. Students are also continually assessed during the course.

Assessment System :
Exams – 40%
Continuous Assessment – 60%

Grading :
0-40 Fail (no cert.), 41-75 Pass, 76-100 Distinction

Certification :
On successful completion of the course students are awarded an appropriate certificate.

Course Fee :

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