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Dog Grooming Business Pathway

999.00

Start your own dog grooming business

Learn about the equipment you need when opening a dog grooming business by completing a Dog Grooming Business Pathway. This course includes developing a dog grooming business plan, pinpointing the tools and equipment required, and ideas you could implement to attract clients. Grow your dog grooming business knowledge across different breeds and learn techniques for handling animals as you groom. Extend your grooming knowledge with modules that help identify signs of poor health, and gain a certificate of achievement. Enrol today and move closer to starting a dog grooming business from home.

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Course Duration

12 Months Access
| ~300 Study Hours
Study at your own pace – students generally complete one module per-week. See our free course guide for detailed duration information.

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Grow your love for Animal Care

Be awarded with a certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

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Improve your career prospects from just €25 per week

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I FEEL LIKE I HAVE FOUND MY PASSION!

I’ve gone from working in a pathology office to now hanging out with some super cute dogs!’ Janet’s journey is far from over, and she has big plans to take her career even further. Ultimately, she hopes to help expand her friend’s business to include mobile grooming, a must-have for many clients in today’s busy world.

CAREER BENEFITS

  • Gain dog grooming skills, identify your target market
  • Learn to develop a business plan
  • Discover what you need to deliver dog grooming services
  • Receive one-to-one mentoring with a business coach
  • Gain access to comprehensive dog grooming video tutorials
  • Understand the basic care of dogs, including exercise & preventative health care.
  • Learn about basic anatomy, tools, equipment and handling

COURSE CONTENTS

This qualification comprises three components:

  1. Introduction to Dog Care
  2. Canine Biology
  3. Dog Health – Part One
  4. Dog Health – Part Two
  5. Exploring Dog Breeds
  6. Dog Breeding
  7. Dog Behaviour and Training
  8. Grooming Dogs
  9. Other Dog Services
  1. Scope and Nature of Grooming Animals
  2. Animal Biology
  3. Care of the Coat and Skin
  4. Dog Grooming Techniques
  5. Grooming Other Types of Animals
  6. Other Grooming Tasks
  7. Handling Animals During Grooming
  8. Show Grooming
  9. Grooming Safety
  10. The Business of Grooming
  1. Starting Up
  2. Preparing your Business Plan
  3. Marketing and Social Media
  4. Budgeting, Forecasting, and Cashflow Management
  5. Planning for Profit
  6. Employment Law & Introduction to Payroll
  7. Understanding GST
  8. Financial Statement Analysis
  9. One hour of one-to-one mentoring with a Business Coach

We donate a portion of all course proceeds to the ISPCA

  • The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) is Ireland’s largest national animal welfare charity, and represents a number of affiliated member societies.  Together the ISPCA and our members help, rescue, treat and responsibly rehome tens of thousands of animals of all different species.
  • The Career Academy donates a portion of all course proceeds to the ISPCA, with the funds going toward their rehabilitation and adoption programs.

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There are no entry requirements or prerequisites to enrol on this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and following the prompts.  

Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors – call 01 437 8559 or email info@careeracademy.ie

This course costs €999.00 or only €25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now. 

This course takes approximately 300 hours, and you’ll have up to 12 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week, but if life gets busy, you can apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon completing this course, you could obtain work as an Assistant Dog Groomer or Bather

Contact a friendly student advisor on 01 437 8559 to learn about potential career outcomes and where our courses could take you. You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got a 14-day cooling-off period (trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to review all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money-back guarantee*.

Starting a Dog Grooming business can be rewarding; the key is to ensure you are prepared. The Dog Grooming Business Pathway at The Career Academy includes essential knowledge on starting your own business and crucial information about canine care.

* Excluding €25 administration fee

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