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  • Accreditation by iPET Network
  • 403 guided learning hours

Dog Grooming and Salon Management (RQF) Level 3 Diploma

  • Learn the key principles of dog grooming and salon management
  • Apply your knowledge in a professional dog grooming environment
  • Develop or enhance your existing skills in dog grooming
  • Complete the study material at your own pace
  • Gain a level 3 Ofqual regulated qualification
  • Benefit from flexible online learning

About your Diploma

This iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management has been developed with dog grooming and canine professionals to provide you with the best possible start to your career in dog grooming.

You will gain a comprehensive understanding of key areas of salon management from animal care and first aid to how to set up your business and preparing treatments.

You will learn how safely operate a dog grooming business, including health and safety and appropriate levels of animal care. Part of your studies will include understanding key animal rights legislation. You’ll also study animal welfare which will help you to create a relaxing environment for the animals in your care.

This course will teach you grooming best practice, including how to handle different shapes and sizes of dog and how to carry out health checks.

Pet carers rely on dog grooming sessions to spot early signs of ill-health so as someone in a position of trust, you need to know what to look out for. That’s why this course includes how to carry out health checks.

The knowledge you will gain from with course includes practical, hands-on experience with trained dog grooming professionals.

Please note that as a COVID precaution, it is mandatory for learners to have their own grooming equipment when attending the practical training. A comprehensive dog grooming kit is available to purchase from our practical training provider for the amount of £450. Alternatively, learners can provide their own equipment. If you decide to provide your own equipment, our training provider will need to approve your equipment list to ensure it is suitable before you attend the placement. 


Starting your Career

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the UK’s leading online course providers. Our online courses give you the flexibility to engage with your studies whenever suits you best.

The benefit of online learning is you can plan your studies around your existing commitments. So, you’re able to progress with your learning in a way that works for you, without the stressful balancing act.

You’ll gain essential knowledge regarding canine care, allowing you to work towards a fulfilling new career. With no classes to attend or timetable to stick to, you’re in control of the pace and place of your learning.

What’s more, we have dedicated and experienced online tutors to support you throughout your course. As well as all the material being readily available as soon as you enrol so you’re able to start right away.

All your course copy is engaging and related to real-life scenarios. So, you can gain real-life experience in preparation for a career in canine care.

Qualification: Dog Grooming and Salon Management (RQF) Level 3 Diploma

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management (Qualification Number: 603/5945/6).

Professional Membership

iPET Network is an Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual, CCEA Regulation and Qualifications Wales, specialising in qualifications in the Canine and Feline sector. iPET Network is unique in its approach, being a sector specific Awarding Organisation and are constantly developing NEW Canine and Feline qualifications in the industry.

The iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management is designed to be flexible to meet the real life needs and circumstances of its Candidates. It is aimed at Candidates who wish to gain the skills and knowledge to prepare, style and finish a range of dog breeds, understand health and safety in a dog grooming salon, understand business management and gain skills in canine emergency first aid.

Requirements for Entry

The course is available online to start at any time. The practical elements will take place over a minimum of 30 days. During the practical training at one of our hand-picked training providers, you will have the opportunity to groom a minimum of 20 dogs, ranging across 10 different breeds with different coat types.

There are no pre-requisites for this diploma, however, you must be over 16 years of age to enrol.

Please note that as a COVID precaution, it is mandatory for learners to have their own grooming equipment when attending the practical training. A comprehensive dog grooming kit is available to purchase from our practical training provider for the amount of £450. Alternatively, learners can provide their own equipment. If you decide to provide your own equipment, our training provider will need to approve your equipment list to ensure it is suitable before you attend the placement. 

This course includes practical training at a top-of-the-range COVID-secure dog grooming training school in Winsford, Northwich UK.

During your 30-days of practical, you will be taught by highly experienced canine tutors.

This valuable hands-on training experience will help you learn the fundamentals of dog grooming, the correct health and safety procedures and the management of a dog grooming salon in a working environment.

Throughout your practical training, you will be observed, supported, and assessed by dog grooming professionals.

At the end of your 30-day practical training, you be a qualified dog groomer and have the theoretical knowledge to manage a dog grooming business.
 

Dog grooming school

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

This course consists of 8 units.

Unit 1: Health and Safety in a Dog Grooming Environment

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Learn how to promote and maintain the health and welfare of animals
  • Study health and safety and Animal Welfare requirements

Unit 2: Promote the Welfare of Dogs conforming with Relevant Legislation

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Learn about the relevant canine legislation you will need to know before starting your dog grooming career
  • Understand how to provide care for animals in a way which is consistent with relevant legislation
  • Learn how to minimising stress and injury in the grooming environment.

Unit 3: Customer Care and Managing Complaints

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Learn about customer service and how to interact with a range of different clients and customers
  • Learn how to care and manage customers in a professional manner whilst meeting relevant legislation
  • Develop skills on how to deal with customer complaints and identify the types of problems that may occur with customers

Unit 4: Assess and Plan Dog Grooming Styles and Maintenance of Equipment

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Explore the importance of essential equipment maintenance
  • Study the steps leading up to dog grooming
  • Study styling requirements and the appearance of a dog
  • Learn how to plan the work according to the client requirements
  • Study a variety of breeds and their styling requirements for their coat conditions

Unit 5: Health Checking, Handling and Canine Behaviour

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the principles of dog handling
  • Learn about canine behaviour, as well as carrying out health checks
  • Explore how poor health can affect the grooming process
  • Identify possible breed defects that could affect the health of a dog throughout the grooming process
  • Learn how certain adjustments that can be made to improve the grooming experience

Unit 6: Prepare, Style and Finish a range of Dog Breeds

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Learn how to effectively groom a variety of dog breeds, from preparation to styling and finishing.
  • Develop the use techniques and equipment appropriate to the coat type to remove knots and excess hair.
  • Study handling techniques to suit the dog type
  • Learn how to safely bath and dry a range of dogs
  • Explore the preparation for styling and finishing techniques for different breeds and client requirements
  • Learn how to groom at least 20 dogs and cover at the 6 coat types

Unit 7: Canine Emergency First Aid

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Learn the principles of Canine Emergency First Aid
  • Learn how to recognise emergencies and administer first-aid
  • Study the basic content required in a Canine Emergency First Aid kit

Unit 8: Planning the Operation of a Small Canine Business

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Explore the skills required to set up and run a small-dog business
  • Study the roles of marketing in a small canine business
  • Learn how to plan and operate the finance, marketing and business operations of a small canine business

When studying your iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management you’ll be assessed internally by our qualified experts. You’ll need to provide a portfolio of evidence upon completion of each unit. 

Once you have successfully completed all your assessments you will receive your final grade and receive your certificate of completion alongside your qualification. 

When are you assessed?

As you’re in control of the way in which you learn, you’re also in charge of when you hand in your assignments. This enables you to take as long as you need to thoroughly understand the unit before completing any assignments.  

OUR PASS RATE
Animal Care and Veterinary Science
86.8%
(National Average 74.9%)

Dog Grooming and Salon Management (RQF) Level 3 Diploma

  • Learn the key principles of dog grooming and salon management
  • Apply your knowledge in a professional dog grooming environment
  • Develop or enhance your existing skills in dog grooming
  • Complete the study material at your own pace
  • Gain a level 3 Ofqual regulated qualification
  • Benefit from flexible online learning

About your Diploma

This iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management has been developed with dog grooming and canine professionals to provide you with the best possible start to your career in dog grooming.

You will gain a comprehensive understanding of key areas of salon management from animal care and first aid to how to set up your business and preparing treatments.

You will learn how safely operate a dog grooming business, including health and safety and appropriate levels of animal care. Part of your studies will include understanding key animal rights legislation. You’ll also study animal welfare which will help you to create a relaxing environment for the animals in your care.

This course will teach you grooming best practice, including how to handle different shapes and sizes of dog and how to carry out health checks.

Pet carers rely on dog grooming sessions to spot early signs of ill-health so as someone in a position of trust, you need to know what to look out for. That’s why this course includes how to carry out health checks.

The knowledge you will gain from with course includes practical, hands-on experience with trained dog grooming professionals.

Please note that as a COVID precaution, it is mandatory for learners to have their own grooming equipment when attending the practical training. A comprehensive dog grooming kit is available to purchase from our practical training provider for the amount of £450. Alternatively, learners can provide their own equipment. If you decide to provide your own equipment, our training provider will need to approve your equipment list to ensure it is suitable before you attend the placement. 


Starting your Career

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the UK’s leading online course providers. Our online courses give you the flexibility to engage with your studies whenever suits you best.

The benefit of online learning is you can plan your studies around your existing commitments. So, you’re able to progress with your learning in a way that works for you, without the stressful balancing act.

You’ll gain essential knowledge regarding canine care, allowing you to work towards a fulfilling new career. With no classes to attend or timetable to stick to, you’re in control of the pace and place of your learning.

What’s more, we have dedicated and experienced online tutors to support you throughout your course. As well as all the material being readily available as soon as you enrol so you’re able to start right away.

All your course copy is engaging and related to real-life scenarios. So, you can gain real-life experience in preparation for a career in canine care.

Animal Care and Veterinary Science
OUR PASS RATE
(National Average 74.9%)
86.8%

Qualification: Dog Grooming and Salon Management (RQF) Level 3 Diploma

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management (Qualification Number: 603/5945/6).

Professional Membership

iPET Network is an Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual, CCEA Regulation and Qualifications Wales, specialising in qualifications in the Canine and Feline sector. iPET Network is unique in its approach, being a sector specific Awarding Organisation and are constantly developing NEW Canine and Feline qualifications in the industry.

The iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management is designed to be flexible to meet the real life needs and circumstances of its Candidates. It is aimed at Candidates who wish to gain the skills and knowledge to prepare, style and finish a range of dog breeds, understand health and safety in a dog grooming salon, understand business management and gain skills in canine emergency first aid.

Requirements for Entry

The course is available online to start at any time. The practical elements will take place over a minimum of 30 days. During the practical training at one of our hand-picked training providers, you will have the opportunity to groom a minimum of 20 dogs, ranging across 10 different breeds with different coat types.

There are no pre-requisites for this diploma, however, you must be over 16 years of age to enrol.

Please note that as a COVID precaution, it is mandatory for learners to have their own grooming equipment when attending the practical training. A comprehensive dog grooming kit is available to purchase from our practical training provider for the amount of £450. Alternatively, learners can provide their own equipment. If you decide to provide your own equipment, our training provider will need to approve your equipment list to ensure it is suitable before you attend the placement. 

This course includes practical training at a top-of-the-range COVID-secure dog grooming training school in Winsford, Northwich UK.

During your 30-days of practical, you will be taught by highly experienced canine tutors.

This valuable hands-on training experience will help you learn the fundamentals of dog grooming, the correct health and safety procedures and the management of a dog grooming salon in a working environment.

Throughout your practical training, you will be observed, supported, and assessed by dog grooming professionals.

At the end of your 30-day practical training, you be a qualified dog groomer and have the theoretical knowledge to manage a dog grooming business.
 

Dog grooming school

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

This course consists of 8 units.

Unit 1: Health and Safety in a Dog Grooming Environment

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Learn how to promote and maintain the health and welfare of animals
  • Study health and safety and Animal Welfare requirements

Unit 2: Promote the Welfare of Dogs conforming with Relevant Legislation

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Learn about the relevant canine legislation you will need to know before starting your dog grooming career
  • Understand how to provide care for animals in a way which is consistent with relevant legislation
  • Learn how to minimising stress and injury in the grooming environment.

Unit 3: Customer Care and Managing Complaints

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Learn about customer service and how to interact with a range of different clients and customers
  • Learn how to care and manage customers in a professional manner whilst meeting relevant legislation
  • Develop skills on how to deal with customer complaints and identify the types of problems that may occur with customers

Unit 4: Assess and Plan Dog Grooming Styles and Maintenance of Equipment

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Explore the importance of essential equipment maintenance
  • Study the steps leading up to dog grooming
  • Study styling requirements and the appearance of a dog
  • Learn how to plan the work according to the client requirements
  • Study a variety of breeds and their styling requirements for their coat conditions

Unit 5: Health Checking, Handling and Canine Behaviour

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the principles of dog handling
  • Learn about canine behaviour, as well as carrying out health checks
  • Explore how poor health can affect the grooming process
  • Identify possible breed defects that could affect the health of a dog throughout the grooming process
  • Learn how certain adjustments that can be made to improve the grooming experience

Unit 6: Prepare, Style and Finish a range of Dog Breeds

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Learn how to effectively groom a variety of dog breeds, from preparation to styling and finishing.
  • Develop the use techniques and equipment appropriate to the coat type to remove knots and excess hair.
  • Study handling techniques to suit the dog type
  • Learn how to safely bath and dry a range of dogs
  • Explore the preparation for styling and finishing techniques for different breeds and client requirements
  • Learn how to groom at least 20 dogs and cover at the 6 coat types

Unit 7: Canine Emergency First Aid

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Learn the principles of Canine Emergency First Aid
  • Learn how to recognise emergencies and administer first-aid
  • Study the basic content required in a Canine Emergency First Aid kit

Unit 8: Planning the Operation of a Small Canine Business

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Explore the skills required to set up and run a small-dog business
  • Study the roles of marketing in a small canine business
  • Learn how to plan and operate the finance, marketing and business operations of a small canine business

When studying your iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management you’ll be assessed internally by our qualified experts. You’ll need to provide a portfolio of evidence upon completion of each unit. 

Once you have successfully completed all your assessments you will receive your final grade and receive your certificate of completion alongside your qualification. 

When are you assessed?

As you’re in control of the way in which you learn, you’re also in charge of when you hand in your assignments. This enables you to take as long as you need to thoroughly understand the unit before completing any assignments.  

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