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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- 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
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.
Potential Career Outcomes
The Career Academy’s Animal Care graduates regularly start their own businesses. Graduates have also been employed in various animal care businesses. On completion of this course, you may be able to apply for jobs such as:
- Pet Shop staff member
- Animal Trainer
*Students will need to gain practical exprience not offered by The Career Academy to obtain Animal Trainer & Groomer positions.
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
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.
Receive Unlimited Support From Experienced Professionals
Our tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. Students receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.
Eden (Pet & Animal Care Tutor)
I am finding the material in this course very helpful and most interesting. The best part is the positive feedback and support that I have received from my tutors Rachael and Eden. Can’t wait to study something new.
Rachel (Pet & Animal Care Tutor)
Really enjoying my course. The feedback is great. My tutor Rachel is wonderful and always there if I need her. I’m working on my last assignment now and considering taking another course.
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