Level 1 Plumpton College Certificate

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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 reference: DGP001

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:


11th September- 13th November 2017

13th September- 15th November 2017

8th January- 19th March 2018

10th January- 21st March 2018

16th April- 2nd July 2018

18th April- 20th June 2018

Time: 18.00-20:30

Location: Plumpton 


1 evening a week for 10 weeks



Very well organised. Great balance of theory and practice. 

Course attendee

Nikki is a fantastic teacher. Very clear, patient and thorough. A natural at teaching and demonstrating practical skills. 

Course attendee

Fantastic facilities - the whole salon was kept immaculate. 

Course attendee


  • 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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