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Dog Grooming - Level 2 City and Guilds Certificate (Day - September 2019)

Part Time

Course Overview

Due to high demand for our September course, you may be placed on a waiting list for when our daytime course starts again on Wednesday 12 February 2020.

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. 

Take a look at our brand new dog grooming salon: https://www.thinglink.com/video/1217409731413409799

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 around £150 - £200.

Course Content

This Level 2 course is designed for those who want to begin working in the dog grooming industry and want to learn the skills needed to work under supervision in a dog grooming salon.

Units studied include:
  • Prepare and groom dogs prior to bathing
  • Bathe and clean dogs
  • Clean and maintain equipment used for grooming or removing hair from animals
  • Control and restrain animals
  • Dry dogs and prepare their coats for styling
  • Basic trimming of a dog's coat

Entry Requirement

No previous qualifications are required


One multiple choice test  and a series of centre-based assignments.

Where does this course lead to

Progression to Level 3 City and Guilds dog grooming qualifications or employment as a Dog Grooming Assistant.

How to Enrol

You can enrol directly onto this course via the college website


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Course Outline

Course Code: HPBL101
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 17 Weeks
Start Date: 18/09/2019,
Day & Time: Wed 9.30am to 3pm
Tuition Fees: £1540.00
Registration Fees: £106.00
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