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Certificate in Dog & Pet Grooming

499.00

Discover what it takes to enter the pet & dog grooming industry

Begin our dog grooming courses for pet owners and learn about the business of grooming, how to care for the coat and skin of domestic pets, and what tasks are involved when providing a professional dog & pet grooming service. Explore the scope and nature of pet grooming and animal handling techniques, and use this pet grooming certificate program to discover the tools and equipment required to properly approach pet grooming as a business venture. Enrol now and gain pet grooming certification to turn what you love into what you do.

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Course Duration

6 Months Access
| ~140 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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Be awarded with a certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

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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.

COURSE BENEFITS

  • Learn crucial animal handling skills
  • Discover specialised grooming approaches for show dogs
  • Complete a dog & pet grooming course developed by grooming experts
  • Understand nutrition, hygiene, & preventative health care
  • Learn basic anatomy & discover tools, equipment & handling tips
  • Receive unlimited one-on-one tutor support
  • Explore how to bathe and care for cat & dog coats

COURSE CONTENTS

The Certificate in Dog & Pet Grooming comprises the following 10 courses;

  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

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 €399.00 or only €25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now. 

This course takes approximately 140 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 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 work towards owning a Dog Grooming business. 

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*.

Complete an online dog grooming course, learn about nutrition, hygiene, and preventative health care and discover tools, equipment & handling tips. A Certificate in Dog & Pet Grooming will allow you to see what might be involved in setting up a dog grooming business.

Absolutely! If you have prior experience or qualifications that cross over to some of the modules in this course, you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). This allows you to be recognised and credited to certain modules, meaning you can reduce the number of modules you need to study, whilst still getting the full qualification. Click here to find out more about RPL

* Excluding €25 administration fee