Principles Of Dog Grooming

Level 1 Plumpton College Certificate

The course is designed for those who are considering a career in dog grooming and want to gain some basic skills, those who would like to learn to complete basic grooming on their own dogs at home, or students who are looking to progress on to the Level 2 Certificate in Dog Grooming.

Course Outcomes:

  • Recognise health and safety Issues
  • Identify basic canine behaviour
  • Identify different breeds and coat types
  • Name grooming equipment and when to use it
  • Demonstrate the ability to dilute shampoo correctly
  • Demonstrate the use of the equipment by grooming a dog         

Course details

Dates & Location

Click and apply via your preferred date.

18th April, 2023 - 27th June 2023 (Tuesday)

19th April, 2023 - 28th June 2023 (Wednesday) 

Evenings - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

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


1 evening a week for 10 weeks



(Funding assistance of £195 may be available subject to eligibility)

Entry Requirements

Minimum 16 years of age. 

Very well organised. Great balance of theory and practice. 

Course attendee

Fantastic facilities - the whole salon was kept immaculate. 

Course attendee

Future Opportunities

Progress onto our Level 2 and Level 3 Dog Grooming courses.

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