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Animal Management

Dog Grooming - Level 2 City and Guilds Certificate (Day)

Part Time

Course Overview

This course is training 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.

All students will be advised to buy a grooming tool kit retailing between £150 and £200.

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

No previous qualifications are required


There is a balance of theory and practical assessment. Some directed learning is expected to take place at home. 

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. It could help you get a job as a dog groomer, assistant dog groomer or kennel worker 

How to Enrol

Please apply online. Call 01256 306484 or email information@bcot.ac.uk for more details

Course is now full

Course Outline

Course Code: HPBL101
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 28 Weeks
Start Date: TBC.
Day & Time: Wed 9.30am-12.30pm
Tuition Fees: TBC (previously £1995.00)
Registration Fees: £115.00
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