Principles Of Dog Grooming

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 details

Dates & Location

September - 2023

The new dates for the 23/024 Part Time Programme are due to be released in April/May of this year.  If you would like to be the first to receive these dates then please register your interest . 

Evenings - 5:30pm - 8:30pm


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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