Only £78 for Emagister users

Dog Grooming Course - Accredited

New Skills Academy
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£299 - (R$1.138) £78 - (R$297)

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Our Dog Grooming Diploma has been given the IVCAS accreditation and is the perfect course for anyone looking to fully understand how to groom your own dogs or to embark on a new career as a dog groomer.

This course has been created by the same author as our best selling Pet Sitting , Pet Nutrition and Pet Psychology Diplomas so you are guaranteed a quality course which is packed with video demonstrations showing you all the techniques needed such as bathing, clipping, scissoring and clipping.

This course has 15 modules teaching you everything you need to know and helping to provide you with a greater understanding of what it takes to become a qualified Dog Groomer.

The course can be studied part time and you can become accredited in as little as 15 hours and you can study at your own pace.

The comprehensive syllabus is supported by experienced tutors who are there to help you through email.

Your qualification will be recognised and can be checked for validity on our dedicated website.

More Key features about our Dog Grooming Diploma.

-Lifetime Access to your course
-The price you pay is for the whole course including final exam – no hidden fees
-IVCAS certificate upon successful completion
-Tutor Support Monday – Friday

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Instalações e datas

Início Localização


O que se aprende nesse curso?

Dog Grooming
Veterinary Assistant
Veterinary Medicine
Animal Nutrition
Animal Behaviour
Pet Care
Pet Grooming
Animal grooming


Module 1


Topics to be covered in Module 1:

  • Introduction to pet grooming and why it is necessary
  • Why we need to be calm and assertive when dealing with dogs
  • Who can become a pet groomer
  • What equipment is required for pet grooming
  • Plus much more...

Module 2

History of Dog Grooming

This section will deal with the following points:

  • Man's historic relationship with dogs
  • The emergence of dog grooming
  • When dog grooming was first undertaken
  • The emergence of grooming from the purely practical to a fashion trend
  • Plus much more...

Module 3

Anatomy and Health, Parasites, Infections & Zoonotic diseases in dogs

This module will deal with the following points:

  • The anatomy of dogs
  • Basic health and how to maintain it
  • Parasites - external and internal
  • Infections
  • Plus much more...

Module 4

Pre-grooming Health Assessment

In this module, you will learn the following:

  • The importance of a pre-grooming health check
  • Why it is vital that your client knows the results of the check
  • How to handle a dog during the check
  • Why a checklist is important
  • Plus much more...

Module 5

Coat and Skin Disorders and How to Groom a Dog

In this section, you will learn the following main points:

  • How to identify skin disorders and what to do about them
  • How to identify coat disorders and how to treat them
  • What affects a dog's coat
  • The tools you need for grooming
  • Plus much more...

Module 6

Getting Started

In this section, you will learn the following main points of information:

  • Whether or not pet grooming is for you
  • The avenues open to people wanting to start in pet grooming
  • Starting your own pet grooming business
  • A business plan
  • Plus much more...

Module 7

Animal Training, Dealing with Difficult Dogs & Training for Grooming

Points that will be covered in this section include:

  • Training animals to enjoy bath time - the basics
  • Step-by-step approach to bath time
  • Preparing for bathing a fearful dog
  • The bathing sequence
  • Plus much more...

Module 8

Prepping the Work Area

Points dealt with in this section include:

  • Setting up the ideal work area
  • Lighting, air flow, and safety considerations
  • Workstation requirements
  • The tools required
  • Plus much more...

Module 9

Pre-bath Preparation

In this section, you will learn all about:

  • Why thorough pre-grooming checks are important
  • If and when you should abandon a grooming session and refer the dog to a vet
  • What to look for in tooth and ear inspections
  • How to deal with the coats of different types of dogs
  • Plus much more...

Module 10

How to Bath a Dog

In this section, you will learn about:

  • Precautions
  • Clothing
  • Getting the dog into the bath
  • Washing the dog
  • Plus much more...

Module 11

Drying a Dog

In this section, you will cover the following topics:

  • Why the shake is so important
  • Air drying
  • Towel drying technique
  • Detailed drying of paws and other concealed areas
  • Plus much more...

Module 12

Detail Grooming (Clipping, Scissoring, Eyes, Ears, Teeth, Feet, Bottoms)

In this section, you will cover:

  • The ears and how to clean them
  • Cleaning around the eyes
  • Teeth and gum health and cleaning, and when to hand over to a vet
  • Trimming claws, shaping paws
  • Plus much more...

Module 13

Cleaning Your Working Environment

In this section, you will cover the following topics in detail:

  • Why appearances matter
  • Designing with an eye to cleaning and hygiene, and flea traps
  • Where to start cleaning
  • How to clean
  • Plus much more...

Module 14

Grooming Specialities

In this section, you will learn how to deal with the following aspects of running your pet grooming business:

  • Grooming emergencies
  • Rescue dogs
  • Grooming care dogs
  • Untangling the worst knots
  • Plus much more...

Module 15

Law in the Workplace, First Aid and Emergency Care

Student Objectives:

  • The law and the workplace
  • Safety in the workplace
  • Basic minimum safety precautions
  • First aid training
  • Plus much more...