Dog Grooming Training and Prices

Available Courses

  • One day taster ~ Bathing & Drying
  • One full day course ~ Specific Breed styles, grooming techniques, trimming & styling
  • 5 day ~ For more experienced groomers ~ up to date styles & techniques for various breeds

3 week Intensive ~ Thorough training on most aspects of grooming and ready to start your own business!

All course times are 10am till 3pm, please bring a packed lunch, Monday to Friday where applicable.

So what are you to expect

Week one:

Health & Safety in the salon, Bathing, Drying, Nail, ear and gland care, different breeds & coat types, tools & equipment requirements, use of shampoo & conditioners, handling, health care checks, introduction to clipping

Week Two:

Consolidation of the previous week plus Identification of health problems; reporting to owner, clipper work, scissor work, first aid, customer cards, applicable legislation. Salon Hygiene.

Week Three:

Consolidation of the previous weeks bringing together all the training so far. It is expected that you should be able to successfully bath, dry and prep your dog; working on trimming and gaining more confidence as you go. You will be grooming with little or no supervision and encouraging to make your own decisions on shampoos, tools, methods & technique choices that you've been taught.

Certificate of attendance given on completion.

Free follow up days on the week and 3 week courses for 6 months and you can choose two:

  • Handstripping
  • Scissoring
  • Heads

5 Day Course (non C&G) £700
2 Week Foundation Course £1500
3 week (18 days in addition free ongoing support inluding back up) £2250
8 week Professional Course includes trak 1IPG training, membership & exam fees £3500
2 Week Dog Grooming Assistant Course £1500
Flexicourse* (training to work around you, 18 days in addition to free ongoing support including grooming back up) £2500
*(Flexicourse to be completed within 3 months)
All courses are taught to City & Guilds III and IPG/ICMG standards and guidelines.

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Why Choose Us?

  • Comprehensive training courses – with our courses, you will not only learn how to become an excellent dog groomer but also how to spot health problems and how to break the news to the dog owners and offer first aid to dogs. Our courses will place you above the competition and improve your skills to not only keep dogs happy but also how to relate with them better.

  • We are accredited – we have been accredited by a large number of notable and well-recognised bodies like FSB, International Professional Groomer Inc. Groom Team England among others. These accreditations and the faith that these organisations have in us is as a result of our hard work and dedication to offering comprehensive and competitive courses to all aspiring and established dog groomers.

  • Flexible courses – there are some groomers who might be looking to take up our courses but the outline does not allow. We also have a flexicourse that is more manageable and affordable and offers you an opportunity to learn everything in a shorter period of time.

  • High standards – all our courses are offered to the standards set by City & Guilds III and IPG/CMG standards and guidelines. This ensures that you get quality training and value for your money.