Dog Grooming

Level 3 City & Guilds

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The course will help you become a dog groomer or build on an existing career in the industry with focuses on the principles and practices of modern dog grooming techniques.

The Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge required for working as a Professional Dog Groomer. There are many opportunities available on completion of the course. Some examples may include becoming self-employed or working for a business or franchise.

Topics covered within the qualification include mandatory modules such as:

  • Health and safety, legislation and codes of practice for the dog grooming industry
  • Styling and finishing a dog
  • Health checking and handing a dog in a dog grooming environment
  • Customer service and record keeping in a dog grooming environment

The assessment methods for this qualification will include a written examination and a practical assignment.

Course details

Dates & Location

We will be releasing the dates for the new 23/24 Part Time Programme in the coming weeks for a August/September start.  If you wish to receive the latest dates regarding this course when they are released then please click on this link and register your interest.

September - 2023


1 day a week for 40 weeks

2 days a week for 14 weeks 

9.15 - 16.15

Please note our courses do not run during half terms and school holidays.



(You will need to purchase a Dog Grooming Kit to use for this course.  Please contact the Enquiries Team for more details on )

Entry Requirements

  • The City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming for individuals that have passed the City &Guilds Level 2 Dog Grooming Assistant.
  • Minimum age of 18

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