Dog Grooming Courses

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Launching soon – The Upper Hound Training Academy, providing OCN Level 3 Diploma qualifications, and courses for all levels.

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Learn Dog Grooming in Fleet, Hampshire

Professional experienced trainers to help you achieve your goals.

  • Do you want to change your career and would love to work with dogs?
  • Do you want the independence of your own dog grooming business?
  • Or would you like to improve your skills within the industry?

Our Hampshire training academy is a peaceful location, with great facilities and in easy reach of the M3 and South bound areas.

With knowledgable qualified trainers to guide you all the way, we offer the Open College Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming.

You will receive an industry-recognised qualification, plus our established salon offers an exclusive insight into running a successful dog grooming business.

Main aspects of the course include:

  • Start-up pack and grooming kit
  • Access to a variety of different breeds
  • Portfolio of your grooms
  • Canine first aid training
  • Final practical exam
  • Professional tutor support

This course focuses on practical learning under supervision, providing fantastic hands-on experience with many different styles and breeds.

  • Course Length: 40 days
  • Course Fee: £5,395​
  • Payment plans are available.

Contact us to find out more.

To find out more about the courses we offer below, please contact:

Introduction to Dog Grooming Taster Day

Tailored for someone wanting to become a dog groomer and would like to experience a busy salon environment first hand.

  • 1 day (10:00 to 16:00)
  • Weekdays only
  • £120

OCN Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming
  • 40 training days to be completed in the academy, plus home study and final exam
  • Ideal to start your professional dog grooming career
  • £5,395

OCN Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming FAST TRACK
  • Experienced dog groomers only
  • Minimum of one year grooming but no formal qualification, or a level 2 qualification.
  • Flexible course completion time within your own salon, and remote learning.
  • Two hands-on salon days available
  • .£1,300