Level 3 Award in an Introduction to Dog Grooming

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Location of Practical Placement
Winsford, Cheshire.
Enrolment will be valid
1 year
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Course Summary


This Level 3 Award in an Introduction to Dog Grooming is a beginners course for those who wish to train and study dog grooming.

Learners will study how to groom a variety of dog breeds by studying the theory elements online and gaining practical hands-on experience in a professional setting.

This is an Ofqual regulated qualification that has been developed by the awarding organisation iPET Network. This course meets the DEFRA higher standard licence requirements and provides 5 days of practical hands-on training at a dog grooming school in Winsford, Cheshire.

Learners will study the responsibility of a professional dog groomer and will be able to apply for roles within the canine sector.

*You will have access to the course for 12 months only, after which, you can purchase extensions.

5 Day Practical Training


Your practical training will be held at the state-of-the-art COVID-secure dog grooming training school in Winsford, Northwich UK.

During your 5-days of training, you will work alongside trained and highly experienced dog grooming professionals.

This unique hands-on experience will allow you to enhance your skill set and develop your grooming and styling techniques by practising on clients (dogs) in a safe dog grooming salon.

Throughout your practical training, you will be supervised, supported, and assessed by experienced dog grooming staff.

At the end of your practical training, you will have the confidence and expert knowledge to be able to apply for roles in the dog grooming sector.

Please note that as a covid precaution, it is mandatory for learners to have their own grooming equipment when attending the practical training. A comprehensive dog grooming kit is available to purchase from our practical training provider for the amount of £450. Alternatively, learners can provide their own equipment. If you decide to provide your own equipment, our training provider will need to approve your equipment list to ensure it is suitable before you attend the placement.




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