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Dog Grooming - Level 3

Course code: ESCV110P

Subject area: Animal Care & Management

Study level: Part Time

Course level:

Course details

Course time:

09:00 - 17:00

Days of week:

Thursday

Course date:

12th Sept 2024 - 26th Jun 2025

Course location:

Common Leys Farm

Contact details

Phone:

01235 555 585

This course is for 19 plus learners only.
You need to hold the City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants to start this qualification.
Whilst completing this course you will gain the practical skills and knowledge that are vital to become a professional dog groomer. The course takes place at the Common Leys Farm Campus in the purpose-built grooming room. The environment is relaxed and professional. The groomer who will be teaching you for this qualification is extremely friendly, passionate, and experienced, she will make you and the dogs feel relaxed and allow you to get the most out of this course.
Course units
• Health and Safety, legislation, and codes of practice for the dog grooming industry.
• Styling and finishing a dog.
• Health checking and handling a dog in a dog grooming environment.
• Customer service and record keeping in a grooming environment.
What next?
Most learners will use the skills and qualification to open up their own business in Dog Grooming or may wish to continue studying at a higher level.
Entry criteria
19+ at start of the course. Achieved The City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate for Dog grooming Assistants.
Fee information
£3,417 Learners are able to get a learner loan to pay for this qualification.

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £3,417.00

Exam Fee: £210.00

Total Cost: £3,627.00

Qualifications received
The City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming.
Learning & method assessment
1 written exam which will cover the knowledge and understanding within the qualification.
1 Practical assignment which covers health checks, first aid and grooming dogs with different coat types.
User skills
Practical dog grooming. Communicating with clients.