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Diploma in Dog Grooming

599.00

Learn about professional dog grooming techniques

Wondering about dog grooming near me? This dog grooming diploma comprises two certificates covering dog and pet grooming – and caring for dogs. Learn what equipment you might need to handle animals with this advanced dog grooming course, discover various grooming techniques and how to care for the skin and coat of canines. Understand what it takes to start a dog grooming business, explore different breed groups, and study canine biology. Enrol to achieve a dog grooming diploma as a first step towards starting your own dog grooming business or canine care facility.

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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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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 an advanced dog grooming course developed by grooming experts
  • Grow your knowledge around nutrition, hygiene, and preventative health care
  • Learn basic anatomy and discover tools, equipment & handling tips
  • Get your foot in the door of the booming grooming industry
  • Understand what is required to start your own canine care business

COURSE CONTENTS

  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

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 €499.00 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*.

Complete an online dog grooming course, learn about nutrition, hygiene, and preventative health care and discover tools, equipment & handling tips. Complete a Diploma in Dog Grooming to discover the skills you need to set 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