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

To apply please click on your preferred choice of date:

10th January 2023 - 21st March 2023 (Tuesday) - Fully Booked 

11th January 2023 - 22nd March 2023 (Wednesday) - Fully Booked 

17.30 - 20.30 | 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. 


1 evening a week for 10 weeks



Funding of £195 may be available subject to eligibility

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

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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