City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate

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This course is for anyone interested in developing their basic grooming skills and who may even wish to follow a career in grooming.

This course is for the novice groomer, it introduces basic restraint and handling techniques, preparing and grooming dogs prior to bathing, as well as how to use a wide variety of equipment and techniques relevant to bathing, drying dogs and preparing their coat for styling.

Basic styling techniques will be covered.

Recommended additional study hours outside of the course are 3-4 hours per week.

Programme Content:

All students enrolled on the Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants will cover the following content:

  • Controlling and restraining animals
  • Preparing and grooming dogs prior to bathing
  • Bathing and cleaning dogs
  • Drying dogs and preparing their coat for styling
  • Basic trimming of a dogs coat
  • Cleaning and maintaining equipment used for grooming
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and bio security of the animal care working environment

Course code: DGP003

Entry Requirements:

It is recommended that anyone without experience of professional dog grooming completes the Level 1 Principles of Dog Grooming.

Dates & Location:

Plumpton

TBC

This course runs from 9:00 - 15:30

Duration:

1 day a week for 18 weeks

Costs:

Learning Level: Level 2

Aged 16-18£0
Aged 19-23 and do not hold a level 2 qualification in any subject£0
Aged 19 – 23 and holds a level 2 + qualification in any subject£860
Aged 24+ (on the first day of the course)£860
Unemployed, looking for work and on state benefit£0

Facilities

  • You’ll be able to develop invaluable practical skills at our excellent Animal Management Unit at Plumpton.
  • With extensive access to domestic, exotic and small animals, you’ll also spend time working at our equine department too.
  • Our Clinical Veterinary Nursing Training Suite will give you experience of working with the latest technological equipment to extend your clinical skills.

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