This course is an introduction to the grooming business on a practical level, enabling you to gain skills in canine grooming and styling at beginner level.
Overview & Modules
Upon completion of both levels, you will have learnt all of the basic skills required to work as a dog groomer. It is important to practice and perfect your skills, either by completing the level 2 City and Guilds Dog Grooming course or through work placement within the industry.
Whilst the start time of the course is fixed, the end time may vary depending on the amount of homework / research given, and also to ensure all dogs are comfortable.
How will I be assessed?
An Agored Cymru certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.
You should have access to at least 3 dogs of various coat types for the purpose of bathing and preparation. When run over 15 weeks, you are required to bring in 6 different dogs of varying coat type.
Please note, Dog Grooming Levels 2 & 3 can be offered on block as a 15 week course, In which case, you are required to book for the 2 levels prior to commencing the course.
Continue your studies
Following completion of this course, you may be able to progress to the following:
- City & Guilds Dog Grooming Assistant
- Understanding the behaviour of dogs
- Canine first aid
- Canine health
- Dog training skills