Get Qualified with a Certificate in Dog & Pet Grooming!

Study an industry accredited qualification from only €25 a week – Interest FREE!

ANCI1007 – Certificate in Dog & Pet Grooming

Groom your pets at home or become a professional Dog groomer!

Save money by learning to groom your own pet or get a foot in the door of the fast-growing pet grooming industry. Our 100 hour online course covers animal handling, health and safety, caring for the skin and coat, preparing for showing and more.

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Key Benefits

  • Gain a Certificate of Achievement
  • Understand a wide range of pet needs and become a professional Dog Groomer
  • Learn to groom pets and know how to provide effective care for your pet
  • Determine the typical daily needs of an animal, both physical and psychological
  • Become a professional and qualified dog groomer
  • Gain the skills to groom your own dog, work at home or as a mobile groomer or in a salon with other qualified groomers

Rachael – Dog Grooming Tutor

Rachel has over 20 years experience in the animal industry. She has owned her own grooming business and worked in a number of veterinary clinics. She has trained and been a mentor for many people who wished to learn to groom their own dogs and become professional dog groomers. Rachel is all about positive handling techniques and loves to see people succeed and follow their passion for working with animals.

Accredited by ICOES

Dog Grooming Skills Online Course AccreditedICOES, the International Council for Online Educational Standards guarantees you a high standard of content with measurable outcomes from a reputable training organisation. ICOES is the accrediting body that establishes, monitors and continually develops the educational standards of online teaching institutions.

Course summary

Investment:  €399 or from only €25 per week on an interest free payment plan.


Assessments: 10 modules / 10 assignments. Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments.


Pre-requisites: None. Enrol today and start when you are ready.


Duration: 100 hours (approximately 10 hours per module).  Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.


Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete.


Delivery and support: Online with tutor support via email or phone.

This course covers 10 modules

  • ANCG163 – Scope and Nature of Grooming Animals
  • ANCG103 – Animal Biology
  • ANCG116 – Care of the Coat and Skin
  • ANCG136 – Dog Grooming Techniques
  • ANCG138 – Grooming Other Types of Animals
  • ANCG155 – Other Grooming Tasks
  • ANCG141 – Handling Animals During Grooming
  • ANCG165 – Show Grooming
  • ANCG139 – Grooming Safety
  • ANCG168 – The Business of Grooming

What our students say

★★★★★ “The support and encouragement from every single tutor was amazing, the site is easy to use and understand, assignments were always marked quickly. There is nothing i would change, it has been the best experience and because of that I have gained confidence in my day to day work in office administration, thank you so much to ‘everyone’ at Career Academy” – Toni Bell

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