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Dog Grooming

  • Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming - 603/0891/6
This qualification has been developed in conjunction with Four Paws Groom School in Cheshire to provide understanding of what is required when grooming a dog and to encourage skills necessary when grooming dogs with different types of coat. Learners will learn how to use a variety of equipment and increase their knowledge of grooming styles. Learners will gain knowledge of canine first aid and have an understanding of the health and wellbeing of different breeds of dog.

Learners will have an opportunity to gain competence in the Dog Grooming workplace. Communicating with dog owners is an essential skill that is covered in this qualification.

This qualification has been designed for those looking to become professional dog groomers or those who already groom dogs but do not currently hold a nationally recognised qualification.
Units included within this qualification cover:
  • Assess, Plan and Record Dog Grooming Work
  • Canine First Aid
  • Carry Out Styling and Finishing of a Dog
  • Health Checking a Dog by a Dog Groomer
  • Promote and Maintain the Health and Well-Being of Animals
  • Welcome, Receive and Care for Customers

Follow the link below to the qualification guide where you will also find the units.

Information for Learners


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