Certificate in Dog Grooming at QLS Level 3

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Overview Certificate in Dog Grooming at QLS Level 3 – With our increasingly busy lives, sometimes a mundane activity like …


Certificate in Dog Grooming at QLS Level 3 – With our increasingly busy lives, sometimes a mundane activity like dog grooming can seem like a chore. But grooming is so much more than a quick swipe with a brush; grooming is about looking after your dog’s skin, eyes, ears, nails, teeth, and yes, coat. Grooming is an essential part of caring for your dog. The course was approved under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means we have undergone an external quality review to ensure that the company and the courses it provides meet specified quality standards.

All dogs need some grooming, though the type and amount varies by breed. Clean fur and proper grooming help eliminate pests and maintain the health and wellness of your pet. Not all dog owners does have the time or the resources to clean their dogs. Grooming is a service that the average pet owner often needs. There are exciting and fulfilling possibilities if you have a passion for animals and want to work with them. When you’re a trustworthy and professional dog groomer, there are plenty of pet owners who will definitely call on your services.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

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  • Who is this course for?
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  • Understand that different breeds of dogs require different grooming techniques.
  • Have a clear understanding of the relationship between the dog and human owner.
  • Acquire business skills needed to setup a dog grooming business.
  • Learn how to make dogs feel comfortable during the grooming session.
  • Become confident in grooming techniques.

The course will be delivered directly to you, and from the date you joined the course you have 12 months of access to the online learning platform. The course is self-paced, and you can complete it in stages at any time.

  • Animal lovers that want to run their own dog grooming business
  • Pet carers
  • Dog sitters
  • Animal care workers
  • Learners should be over the age of 16
  • Have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy

In order to complete the course ‘Certificate in Dog Grooming at QLS Level 3’ successfully, learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Certificate in Dog Grooming at QLS Level 3 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Once you successfully complete the ‘Certificate in Dog Grooming at QLS Level 3’ course, you will gain a qualification that will prove your skills and expertise in dog grooming. With this qualification you can further expand your knowledge by studying related courses on this subject, or you can go onto get a promotion or salary increment. You have the chance of landing a great job such as given below:

  • Professional dog groomer
  • Animal care worker

Course Curriculum

Meet Your Tutor
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1. Dog Grooming Tools
Instructor Series: Dog Grooming – Tools
2. How to Give Your Dog a Hydrobath
Instructor Series: Dog Grooming – Hydrobath
3. Bath Time for Puppy
Instructor Series: Dog Grooming – Puppy Wash
4. Grooming Dog Nails
Instructor Series: Dog Grooming – Nails
Additional Downloads
Provide Dog Grooming Services – Slides
Provide Dog Grooming Services – File download
Dog Grooming Services - Quiz
Provide Dog Grooming Services – Test

Students feedback


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    Vic Doyle

    August 22, 2020
    Improved my prospects

    This improved my opportunities tremendously to become a dog groomer.

    M P

    Mel Pearce

    June 06, 2020
    Much to learn about

    There was much to learn in this course on dog grooming techniques and setting up a dog grooming service. I’m happy with my choice of Study365.

    L G

    Lee Gallagher

    May 12, 2020
    Highly recommended

    I was recommended this course and in turn I want to suggest it to anyone with a love for animals or working in the animal care industry. It is very comprehensive.

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