Get Qualified with a Diploma in Dog Grooming!

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ANCI1016 – Diploma in Dog Grooming

Become a Professional Dog Groomer!

Whether you’ve already got some experience in grooming and want to increase your knowledge base, or you want to get your foot in the door as a grooming apprentice, this Diploma will be for you. To begin with, you will learn about the care requirements of dogs, and all about their health. Then, in the second portion, you will be introduced to concepts and facts which are crucial to any groomer. With this Diploma, you will be an attractive candidate as a grooming apprentice, and can commence practical experience with confidence.

 

Completing this course will be the first step toward a new and exciting career working with dogs.

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Key Benefits

  • Gain a Diploma which has been developed by Master Dog Groomer, Angela Anderson.
  • Learn to groom pets and how to provide effective care for your pet
  • Determine the typical daily needs of an animal, both physical and psychological
  • Gain the skills to groom your own dog, work at home, as a mobile groomer or in a salon with other qualified groomers

Career Outcomes

The Career Academy’s Animal Care graduates regularly start their own businesses. Graduates have also been employed in within the animal care industry.  On completion of this course, you can expect to hold job titles such as:

 

  • Animal welfare officer
  • Groomer
  • Pet Shop staff member
  • Vet assistant
  • Animal trainer

Career Projections

Careers Portal Ireland state that the foreseeable future, the employment Animal Care-related roles is expected to increase.  The current jobs in demand are Veterinary Assistants, Veterinary Technicians and Animal Hospital Assistants. The salary ranges for Animal Care related work is between €20,000 – €34,000 per year.

Sources: AAT, Pay Scale Ireland, CPL Jobs Ireland

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: €499 from only €25 per week on an interest FREE payment plan.

 

Assessments: 19 modules / 19 assignments. Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

 

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

 

Duration: 200 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.

 

Course Breakdown: Our Dog Grooming Diploma combines two qualifications into one; Dog & Pet Grooming and Dog Care.

Certificate in Caring for Dogs

ANCG149 – Introduction to Dog Care
ANCG114 – Canine Biology
ANCG125 – Dog Health – Part 1
ANCG126 – Dog Health – Part 2
ANCG131 – Exploring Dog Breeds
ANCG124 – Dog Breeding
ANCG123 – Dog Behaviour and Training
ANCG137 – Grooming Dogs
ANCG154 – Other Dog Services

Certificate in Dog and Pet Grooming

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

Become a Professional Dog Groomer!

Save money by learning to be your own dog groomer or get a foot in the door of the fast-growing dog grooming industry. Our online course covers animal handling, health and safety, caring for the skin and coat, preparing for showing and more! We can even show you how to start your own Dog Grooming business.

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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