Level-3 diploma in dog grooming

Launch your dog grooming career with confidence

From expert styling techniques to business insights, begin a thriving career in dog grooming.

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Level-3 diploma in dog grooming
For Beginners
40 days
Training Centre
Monday - Friday
Level-3 Diploma

Your first step towards a fulfilling career as a dog groomer

Our AIM/Skills and Education Level-3 Diploma in Dog Grooming includes 40 days of practical hands-on training combined with additional home study. You'll learn everything from basic anatomy to practical styling techniques across a variety of breeds. The course includes a startup pack with essential tools and offers insights into launching your grooming career, along with choosing the right equipment.

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Level-3 Diploma in dog grooming
For Beginners
Ideal for aspiring groomers
Observe key techniques
Introduction to a busy salon
Essential safety procedures
See different breeds
Ask questions

Key facts

40 days: Comprehensive dog grooming training with additional home study.
Skills Training: Covers dog anatomy to advanced styling.
Business Skills: Insights on running a grooming business.
Practical Assignments: Demonstrations, workbooks, and a grooming portfolio.
Certification: 3 assessments for professional qualification.

What's covered

  • Assess, Plan and Record Dog Grooming Work
  • Canine First Aid
  • Carry Out Styling and Finishing of a Dog
  • Health Checking a Dog by a Dog Groomer
  • Welcome, Receive and Care for Customers
  • Maintain the Health and Well-Being of Animals

Assessment criteria

  • You will demonstrate your skills through practical sessions, workbook assignments, and a grooming portfolio, and complete three supervised assessments to mark your readiness for a successful career in dog grooming.
  • Practical Demonstrations
  • Workbook Completion
  • 3 Grooming Assessments under Supervision
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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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What previous students say

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
Staff were so welcoming, I really enjoyed asking questions and seeing all the dogs
Lucy C
Sep 2023
Lots to see and learn, I took so many notes the staff were amazing
Sophie T
Aug 2023
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