Advanced level-3 diploma in dog grooming

Take your dog grooming to the next level

Are you an experienced dog groomer working in the industry but have not yet achieved a recognised qualification? If so, our Advanced Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming is the perfect fit for you.

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Level-3 Diploma in dog grooming
For experienced groomers
Flexible learning
Your salon
Level-3 Diploma

Your route to becoming a qualified dog groomer

For experienced dog groomers, we offer recognition of prior learning. Whether you have no formal qualifications, Level 2 qualification, or are simply seeking an alternative route, this program is tailored for you.

With our program, you'll have the flexibility to complete the course in your own salon and at a pace that suits your schedule. Our program includes our full course portfolio, enrolment fees, and a one-to-one induction day at our training academy or via video call. Upon completion, you will receive a Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming certificate.

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Level-3 Diploma in dog grooming
For experienced groomers
  • An industry recognised certification
  • Canine First Aid certification
  • Flexibility to complete within your own salon
  • No previous qualifications required
  • Professional tutor support through out
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Assessment criteria

You will demonstrate your skills through practical sessions, workbook assignments, and a grooming portfolio, and complete three supervised assessments to demonstrate your skills for a successful career in dog grooming.

  • Practical demonstrations
  • Workbook completion
  • 3 grooming assessments under supervision

Enhance your grooming career

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Flexible completion time

Recognising that each learner's journey is unique, we offer the flexibility to complete the program at your pace. Choose from shorter or extended timelines to fit your schedule.

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Course pack & tailored support

Your success matters. You'll receive an extensive course pack containing all the theory work you need to complete the course. Our experienced tutors provide ongoing support as you build your grooming portfolio.

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Practical salon experience

Participate in a training day at our grooming academy in Hampshire, where you'll receive hands-on guidance, feedback, and practical application.

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Professional recognition

Upon successful completion, you'll be awarded the AIM/Skills and Education Group Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming certificate, officially recognising your expertise.

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First aid training included

Our program concludes with an accredited first aid course, enhancing your knowledge and readiness for any grooming situation.

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Hampshire dog grooming academy

Upper Hound Training Academy, located in Hampshire's picturesque countryside, features a modern dog grooming academy.

Our range of tailored courses are designed to meet your unique needs and goals. Our dedicated instructors are committed to helping you excel in the dog grooming industry.

Whether you're looking to switch careers, start a new business, or elevate your existing expertise, we have everything you need to launch and take your career to new heights.

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Are you thinking of starting your own dog grooming business? If so, this free guide will provide you with lots of expert advice, tips, and pointers on what to do so that you can achieve your goals.

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Frequently asked questions

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What previous students say

Staff were so welcoming, I really enjoyed asking questions and seeing all the dogs
Lucy C
Sep 2023
Really great day, I learnt a lot about the grooming process!
Katy A
Katy A
Oct 2023
The team were so welcoming and made the day so enjoyable
Joanne N
Joanne N
Nov 2023
Lots to see and learn, I took so many notes the staff were amazing
Sophie T
Aug 2023
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