Are you looking to secure a position in dog grooming or maybe start your own mobile business in your local area? Are you a dog lover? Do you love working with animals and want to direct your career towards spending your day pampering and grooming them? Then this Dog Grooming Online Course is the right option for you.
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What you'll learn
Each module is designed to provide you with valuable knowledge and insights about the industry to help you achieve success in your dog grooming career. The course will teach you the following:
Why pet grooming is important, what equipment you need and your personality when dealing with animals.
Get to understand the history behind pet grooming.
Understand the anatomy of dogs, basic health, parasites and maintaining health.
The importance of a pre-grooming health assessment and keeping clients updated on their pet’s health.
Learn about the various skin and health disorders, along with the best way to groom a dog.
Get valuable information on starting your own pet grooming business from identifying if it is the right choice for you to creating a business plan and more.
Learn how to train dogs to enjoy a bath, steps leading up to a bath and bathing a fearful dog.
Know how to set up your grooming area, workstation requirements, tools you will need, lighting and airflow.
Gain an understanding of when a dog should be referred to a vet.
Get clued up about the best way to bath a dog from the clothes you should be wearing to getting the dog in the bath.
Acquire skill in the best way to dry a dog. Get an understanding of why shaking is so important, identify the best methods from air and towel drying to drying between the pads on the paws and more.
Understand detailed grooming, such as nail clipping, eyes, ears, teeth and feet.
Get a good understanding of why you need to keep your workstation neat and tidy and why appearance is so important.
Become competent in the various grooming emergencies from untangling knots to working with rescue dogs to emergencies and more.
Know the law. Know what is expected of you as a business owner in the dog grooming industry from first aid to basic health and safety.
Accredited by CPD
Accredited by CPD
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There are numerous benefits to taking a dog grooming online course and securing your certification. The benefits include:
Enjoy the convenience of superior online support throughout your studies
Using any smart device, as long as it is connected to the internet
From anywhere, on the bus on your way home from a full day at work or when you get home and you are relaxing on the sofa.
Study and still work a full day with ease.
Learn at your own pace and in your own time. You can take a week to complete the course or a month or more, this is down to your personal preference and time you have available.
Fast track your career in the pet grooming industry.
Boost your chances of opening your own successful grooming business.
Informative step by step video guides.
Upon completion of the course, you will be awarded the CPD Certification.
This course is CPD accredited with the CPD Certification Service. Your certificate will display the universally recognised CPD Certification Service logo as proof of your knowledge and competencies gained from taking this course.
The Certificate of Achievement will provide proof that you have studied the course and will contain your grade classification level. You can use the certificate from us as part of your portfolio of evidence and/or use it to attend job or academic interviews.
The CPD certification is also a vital measure of your professional commitment, as taking this course clearly demonstrates your potential to employers and the value that you can bring to an organization. It shows that you are serious about your chosen career sector and it can be that crucial step in helping you to gain a new job or promotion.
What if I don’t pass the first time?
We have our exam pass guarantee in place. You will be allowed to retake the final assessment as many times as you require until you pass the course. There is no additional charge to retake the test.
The Dog Grooming online course, which enables you to study from anywhere at any time using any device. Firstly you get lifetime access to your course modules, so you can revert back to them as and when needed with ease.
Secondly, once you have completed the course, you will be required to complete a multiple-choice test. Thirdly, on successful completion, you will be able to download and print your industry-recognised certificate right away. In the event you don’t pass the test the first time, you will be given a second chance to take the test, once you have had the time to go over the course notes
History of Dog Grooming
Anatomy and Health, Parasites, Infections & Zoonotic diseases in dogs
Pre-grooming Health Assessment
Coat and Skin Disorders and How to Groom a Dog
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Course fees – £150
No government funding available for this course
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