Dog Grooming

Level 3 City & Guilds

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

To apply please click on your preferred choice of date:

12th September 2022 - 7th February 2023 (Mondays & Tuesdays 2 days a week) 1 Space left

14th September 2022 - 12th July 2023 (Wednesdays) 1 Space left

15th September 2022 - 13th July 2023 (Thursdays) 1 Space left

9.15 - 16.15 | Plumpton College campus

If you are unable to attend any of the dates above then please register your interest for any new dates that may be released. 


2 days a week for 14 weeks (One Garden Brighton campus) OR 1 day a week for 37 weeks (Plumpton College campus)

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



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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