This qualification is designed for candidates who want to begin working in the dog grooming industry and have the desire to learn the skills required to work under supervision in a dog grooming salon.
Prepare and groom dogs prior to bathing
Bathe and clean dogs
Clean and maintain equipment used for grooming or removing hair from animals
Control and restrain animals
Dry dogs and prepare their coats for styling
Basic trimming of a dog’s coat
Carry out reception duties
Handle payments from clients
Welcome, receive and care for visitors to sites
Move animals between locations
Maintain the cleanliness and bio security of the animal care working environment
Completion of Level 1 Principles of Dog Grooming (Plumpton College Certificate) or equivalent.
If you do not hold the Level 1 certificate, then proof of relevant experience of working with dogs/animals (minimum of 4 weeks) with supporting reference and completion of the entry assignment will be required.
Minimum age of 18
18 year olds, must have GCSE Maths and English, Grade 4 and above (Grade C and above)Completion of Level 1 Principles of Dog Grooming (Plumpton College Certificate) or equivalent.