Dog Grooming Assistants City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate

  • £2,200
    Please note, this course has a fee and is subject to cancellation terms and conditions.

  • 16 weeks, 8 hours per week

  • October 2022

  • Pencoed Campus

  • £2,200
    Please note, this course has a fee and is subject to cancellation terms and conditions.

  • 16 weeks, 8 hours per week

  • October 2022

  • Pencoed Campus

This qualification covers a wide range of areas related to the skills and knowledge required for working in the dog grooming industry, or progressing to further learning and training.

You must take the mandatory units:

  • Prepare and groom dogs prior to bathing
  • Bathe and clean dogs
  • Clean and maintain equipment used for grooming or removing hair from animals
  • Control and restrain animals
  • Dry dogs and prepare their coats for styling
  • Basic trimming of a dog’s coat

You will also cover three optional units which are relevant to the chosen area of interest:

  • Carry out reception duties
  • Handle payments from clients
  • Welcome, receive and care for visitors to sites

To earn this qualification, you must complete a range of mandatory and optional units, including:

  • Bathing and cleaning dogs
  • Controlling and restraining animals
  • Handling payments from clients

You will also have an E-assessment and a practical demonstration or assignment.

There are no specific prior achievements required to take this qualification, but a Level 1 or another Level 2 qualification in Animal Care or other land-based related subjects could be an advantage. The qualification is suitable for school leavers or adults looking for a change in career.

This qualification is a centre-based qualification designed to be taken in a college-based environment.

It is designed to contribute towards the knowledge and understanding for the work-based qualifications in animal care while containing additional skills and knowledge which go beyond the scope of the National Occupational Standards. It provides a valuable alternative for those who do not have access to work-based qualifications.

This course reflects the skills and knowledge needed to progress into employment or to a Level 3 qualification.

You must take the mandatory units:

  • Prepare and groom dogs prior to bathing
  • Bathe and clean dogs
  • Clean and maintain equipment used for grooming or removing hair from animals
  • Control and restrain animals
  • Dry dogs and prepare their coats for styling
  • Basic trimming of a dog’s coat

You will also cover three optional units that are relevant to the chosen area of interest:

  • Carry out reception duties
  • Handle payments from clients
  • Welcome, receive and care for visitors to sites

To earn this qualification, you must complete a range of mandatory and optional units, including:

  • Bathing and cleaning dogs
  • Controlling and restraining animals
  • Handling payments from clients

You will also have an E-assessment and a practical demonstration or assignment.

There are no specific prior achievements required to take this qualification, but a Level 1 or another Level 2 qualification in animal care or other land-based related subjects could be an advantage. The qualification is suitable for school leavers or adults looking for a change in career.

This qualification is a centre-based qualification designed to be taken in a college-based environment.

It is designed to contribute towards the knowledge and understanding for the work-based qualifications in animal care while containing additional skills and knowledge which go beyond the scope of the National Occupational Standards. It provides a valuable alternative for those who do not have access to work-based qualifications.

This course reflects the skills and knowledge needed to progress into employment or to a Level 3 qualification.

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