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Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming

    • Level3
    • Credits18
    • GLH125
    • TQT185
    • Age range16+
    • Cost£60.00
Ref: 603/4542/1
National Subject Sector: 3.3 Animal Care and Veterinary Science

About this qualification

The Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming has been designed for those who wish to learn the basic cuts and trims to be able to work in a grooming salon.

Learners should be aged 16 or above, be working at level 2 and be comfortable around dogs of all sizes, breeds and temperaments.

Objectives of the qualification

The qualification covers assessing, planning and recording grooming work, health checking dogs prior to grooming and essential first aid.

The qualification is made up of a range of theoretical and practical units related to canine health and wellbeing and cutting and trimming dogs’ coats.

For further details download the Qualification Specification

Why choose this qualification?

On successful completion of the Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming, learners may progress onto the Level 3 Diploma, any other Level 3 Canine care qualification or directly into employment in a dog grooming salon or similar environment.

    • Level3
    • Credits18
    • GLH125
    • TQT185
    • Age range16+
    • Cost£60.00
National Subject Sector: 3.3 Animal Care and Veterinary Science
Rules of combination

To achieve the Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming learners must achieve:

  • 18 credits from the Mandatory Units
  • No optional units
For further details download the Qualification Specification
Assessment Methods

Portfolio of evidence, including evidence of practical work.

Quality Assurance Requirements

utors:

To offer this qualification, centres must ensure that tutors hold or are working towards:

  • The City and Guilds Advanced Grooming Certificate 7750 or;
  • The full 7736-03; or
  • The new 7863-03 Diploma

or

  • Holds the Open College Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming.

and

  • Principal tutor/ assessor will have minimum of 3 years practical experience.

In addition, a relevant teaching qualification will be required, such as:

  • the Level 3 Award in Education and Training; or
  • the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training; or
  • Level 3 or 4 PTLLS (or equivalent).

Internal Quality Assurer (IQA):

Centres must also ensure that they have in place an Internal Quality Assurance person who:

  • Has substantial experience of working in or assessing qualifications in Dog Grooming.
  • Is familiar with the assessment requirements of the qualification for which they are the Internal Quality Assurer.
Supporting funding needs

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Qualification Specification

Learner requirements, units and assessment information

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