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Preliminary Dog Grooming Short Course

Preliminary Dog Grooming Short Course


This six week course is for anyone with a specific personal interest in dog grooming or those wanting to enter the industry as a professional dog groomer. The course is suitable for absolute beginners.

The course takes place in our Dog Studio grooming salon at our STEM Centre, Technology Campus, WA9 1TT.

What will I study?
The following units will be studied:

  • Health and Safety
  • Grooming Equipment
  • Bathing and Drying
  • Canine Behaviour and Restraint
  • Health Checks
  • Customer Service
  • Skin and Coat Conditions
  • Grooming Techniques for different coat types
  • Basic Clipping and Scissoring

How much will the course cost?
The total cost of the course is £625 although just a £200 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place. The balance is payable on the first week of your course.

if you have any questions about the course, please contact the course tutor Penny Corrigan on / 01744 623646

If you would like to pay for this course in full, please contact Samantha Ashton on

What can I do once I’ve finished this course?
Once you have finished the course you could go onto employment within the dog grooming industry at an operational level or you may progress onto the Advanced Grooming Techniques course that we run.


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