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AC002 – Introduction to Dog Grooming

This is a one-day introductory course into dog grooming and ideal for pet owners wanting to learn how to groom their own dog and also for those interested in dog grooming as a career. This is a practical course designed for candidates to gain valuable hands on experience. The course will cover the basics of dog grooming including bathing, drying and styling as well as health checking techniques, nail clipping and ear cleaning.  Candidates will be required to bring a suitable dog.

Course Content

  • Introduction to dog grooming
  • Health checks including nail clipping and ear cleaning
  • Grooming equipment
  • Bathing, drying and styling

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be 19 years or above to enrol on this course. No further entry requirements are needed.


On successful completion of the course, candidates will be awarded with a College Certificate of Attendance.

Key Facts

Venue: Holme Lacy Campus

Day: Various

Time: 10:00 – 16:30

Duration: 1 day. Please be advised, we do not supply the dog. You will need to bring a dog with you on the day.

Start Date: 

  • 11th February 2023
  • 18th March 2023
  • 20th May 2023
  • 17th June 2023

19+ Fee: £85.00

Please Note: Course fees are subject to change, please call 0800 032 1986 for the latest details.

Days and times are also subject to change.

Course will run subject to Government advice.

How do I Apply

You can apply online, or call us on 0800 032 1986 to request an application form to be emailed or posted to you. Once we have received sufficient applications, we will request payment of the course fee. Receipt of your payment books your place on the course.