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 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 reference: DGP001

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:
  • 7th January - 4th March 2019
  • 9th January - 6th March 2019

Time: 17.30 - 20:30

Location: Plumpton 


1 evening a week for 10 weeks



Very well organised. Great balance of theory and practice. 

Course attendee

Fantastic facilities - the whole salon was kept immaculate. 

Course attendee

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