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Dog Grooming Assistants

This is an accredited course provides a good general introduction for people who are interested in working in the area of dog grooming. It is suitable for students who have little or no prior knowledge or working in the dog grooming industry and want to learn the skills you need to start work in a dog grooming salon, aiming towards being an independent dog groomer. You will cover bathing, drying, transporting animals, health and safety, basic trimming and styling and introductory business information such as reception duties and handling payments. You will have practical sessions led by a highly qualified and experienced dog groomer in our specialist facilities. You need to spend an additional 3-4 hours a week in independent study, working on tasks set by your tutor. You will need 3 GCSEs grade D and above or equivalent. All grooming equipment is provided however you will be required to wear non-slip ‘closed’ shoes and suitable clothing which may include a water-resistant tunic. You are not required to bring your own dogs to lessons. You could progress to Level 3 Dog Grooming on completion or into employment in the sector.

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19-23 Fee 19+ Fee  
CT2DGA1P Vantage Point 04/SEP/17 - 25/JUN/18 MON 09:30 - 15:00 36 £1990.00
T2
£1990.00 T2 Apply Now
CT2DGS1P Vantage Point 07/SEP/17 - 28/JUN/18 THU 09:30 - 15:00 36 £1990.00
T2
£1990.00 T2 Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

“I really enjoyed my studies on the Level 3 Animal Management course. The tutors were extremely supportive, and there were regular trips and industry speakers. I want to work in veterinary practice, and I’m excited about my future in the industry thanks to the skills I’ve developed.”Suzanne Stewart

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