Level 3 Diploma

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The course will help you become a dog groomer or build on an existing career in the industry

The C&G Level 3 course focuses on the principles and practices of modern dog grooming techniques

Course outline:

The Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming will provide you with the practical the skills and knowledge required for working as a Professional Dog Groomer. There are many opportunities available on completion of the course. Some examples may include becoming self-employed, or working for a business or franchise

Topics covered within the qualification include mandatory modules such as:

  • Health and safety, legislation and codes of practice for the dog grooming industry
  • Styling and finishing a dog
  • Health checking and handing a dog in a dog grooming environment
  • Customer service and record keeping in a dog grooming environment.

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The assessment methods for this qualification will include, a written examination and a practical assignment.

Please do not delay your booking – to guarantee your place, please book 2 weeks in advance of course date

Entry Requirements:
  • The City and Guilds (C&G) Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming for individuals that have passed the City and Guilds Level 2 Dog Grooming Assistant.
  • Minimum age of 18
  • 18s must have GCSE Maths and English Language at Grade 4 or above 
Dates & Location:

5th January 2021 - 9th July 2021

Plumpton College - Lewes Campus


January - July.

2 days a week - January - March

1 day a week - April - July

For more information contact our Enquiries, Advice and Guidance Team on enquiries@plumpton.ac.uk



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