City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants

The City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants is run over 20 weeks, with attendance at college one day a week. Whilst at college you will receive theory sessions as well as experience working in our professional standard grooming parlour with a range of dog breeds of various coat types, and grooming, clipping and styling requirements. Numbers are strictly limited to 6 candidates per course.

These courses are suitable for people wanting to start their career as a professional groomer.

Click here to read about Introductory Dog Grooming.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, though previous experience of handling a range of dogs would be an advantage.

Course content

During this course you will study both underpinning knowledge and develop your practical skills. You will take 8 modules, which include:

  • Prepare and groom dogs prior to bathing
  • Bath 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
  • Move animals between locations
  • Welcome, receive and care for visitors to sites

Assessment

Assessment is through practical assessment, completion or assignment based work and a multiple choice test.

What you need to bring

Further information will be given in the joining instructions and on the first day.

Suitable clothing and PPE.

A file and notepaper will be needed to take notes and start production of your portfolio.

A camera/phone will be beneficial to enable you to take before and after photos.

All other equipment and products will be provided.

Dates and times

  • Thursday 9.00am – 4.30pm, 20 weeks commencing 5th September 2018, ends 7th February 2019
  • Thursday 9.00am – 4.30pm, 20 weeks commencing 14th February 2019, ends 25th July 2019

Cost

£1,500 – includes 20 weeks tuition, assessment, registration and certification.

Dog grooming scrub top available to purchase on enrolment.

Grooming kits can be purchased during the course to compliment delivery.

How to book

Bookings can be taken online via our online store by clicking here.

If you would like any further information, please email Canine@reaseheath.ac.uk.

City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming

The City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming is run over 40 weeks, with attendance at college one day a week. Whilst at college you will receive theory sessions as well as experience working in our professional standard grooming parlour with a range of dog breeds of various coat types, and grooming, clipping and styling requirements.  Numbers are strictly limited to 6 candidates per course.

These courses are suitable for people wanting a career as a professional groomer and have previous experience.

Included in the price is a grooming kit for you to use during and following completion of the course.

Entry requirements

Previous experience of handling and grooming a range of dogs is essential. Candidates must already have passed the the City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants to be eligible to take the Level 3.

Course content

During this course you will study both underpinning knowledge and develop your practical skills.  You will take 4 modules, which include:

  • Health and Safety, legislation and code of practice for the dog grooming industry
  • Preparing, styling and finishing dogs
  • Health checking and handling a dog in a dog grooming environment
  • Customer service and record keeping in a dog grooming environment

Students will receive a course handbook and assignment pack to aid home study and revision. You will also have access to our E-Learning portal, Moodle.

Assessment

Assessment is through practical assessment, completion or assignment based work and an exam.

What you need to bring

Further information will be given in the joining instructions and on the first day.

Suitable clothing and PPE.

A file and notepaper will be needed to take notes and start production of your portfolio.

A camera/phone will be beneficial to enable you to take before and after photos.

All other equipment and products will be provided.

Dates and times

  • Tuesday 9.00am – 4.30pm, 40 weeks commencing 2nd October 2018, ends 16th July 2019

For further dates please contact canine@reaseheath.ac.uk.

Cost

£3,000 – includes 40 weeks tuition, assessment, registration and certification and grooming kit worth £500

Dog grooming scrub top available to purchase on enrolment.

Any extra equipment can be purchased during the course to compliment delivery.

How to book

Bookings can be taken online via our online store by clicking here.

If you would like any further information, please email Canine@reaseheath.ac.uk.