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Animal Management

Level 2 C&G Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants

Part Time

Course Overview

This course is for Dog Grooming Assistants who want to work in the dog grooming industry and for those who want to progress to higher level dog grooming qualifications.

Please note that you are not required to provide your own dog to practice the skills learnt on this course.

You will also be advised to buy a scissor set retailing approximately £100 to help develop your practical skills.

Course Content

This level is ideal if you want to begin working in the dog grooming industry and want to learn the skills you need to work under supervision in a dog grooming salon. We cover:

  • Prepare and groom dogs prior to bathing
  • Bathe and clean dogs
  • Clean and maintain equipment 
  • Control and restrain dogs
  • Dry dogs and prepare their coats for styling
  • Basic trimming 
  • Maintain cleanliness and biosecurity in the workplace 

Entry Requirement


You will complete a portfolio of evidence throughout the course which consisting of a balance of theory and practical assessment. Some directed learning is expected to take place at home. You will also need to complete one multiple choice online test. 

Where does this course lead to

You will be able to progress onto the Level 3 Certificate/ Diploma for Dog Grooming stylists or Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Animal Care. 

This course will also prepare you for your next steps into the dog grooming industry as a dog groomer, assistant dog groomer or kennel worker.


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Course Outline

Course Code: HPBC023
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 28 Weeks
Start Date: 21/09/2022
Day & Time: Wed 9.30am to 12.30pm
Tuition Fees: £2150.00
Registration Fees: £138.00
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