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Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques - Level 3 Certification

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Overview Dog groomers and dog grooming businesses are in high demand. If you want to have a career as a …


Dog groomers and dog grooming businesses are in high demand. If you want to have a career as a dog groomer there doesn’t seem to be a better time to do it. You can gain employment in a number of animal shelters or clinics, even dog grooming services or take your first step to starting a dog grooming business. Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques – Level 3 course has given individuals who are animal lovers an opportunity of starting their own pet grooming business. Unlike in the past, pet grooming is no longer limited to celebrities. It is ideal for people who live fast-paced lifestyles or need to be away on work often. Grooming has become a part of the animal care routine. Grooming is essential in terms of not just bathing your pet but also maintaining animal health and welfare. Grooming is also widely performed on livestock.

While animals are known to groom themselves, you have to wonder how good of a job they actually do. Can they reach those difficult places? This is the time pet owners need to step in and take over grooming duties. Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques – Level 3 is a practical course that will educate individuals on how to perform grooming tasks on their pets.

Not every animal is groomed in the same way. For instance, some dogs have short fur and others have long fur. The course will enable individuals to understand different techniques of grooming different dogs. The course will feature key topics on dog grooming like the best grooming tools, understanding different types of dog coats, practicing safety procedures during grooming and how to build trust with a dog during their grooming session.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

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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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  • Have a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a dog groomer and what I it takes to perform that job role.
  • Gain confidence in grooming techniques and learn how to apply them on different breeds of dogs.
  • Learn that no two dogs are alike, which means that grooming should be done to fit the dog’s unique needs.
  • Learn how to build trust between you and your dog during the grooming session.
  • Learn how to groom dogs quickly while ensuring they feel comfortable with you.
  • Learn business skills needed to set-up your own dog grooming business.

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

  • Individuals who want to learn dog grooming skills
  • Individuals who are animal lovers and want to run their own dog grooming business
  • Pet carer, dog walker
  • Anyone with a deep interest in animal care
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain an academic certification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

At the Completion of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-04915

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Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, Quality Licence Scheme also offers qualifications for all ages and abilities all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Once you successfully completed the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques you can have a career in animal care or dog grooming service. If you are interested in grooming animals, this certification will give you a starting point to further your career path. Animal care workers who are in pursuit of a promotion will also find this course highly useful. The average UK salary per annum according to is given below.

  • Veterinary Assistant  – (average UK yearly salary: £15,686)
  • Animal Shelter Manager – (average UK yearly salary: £20,404)
  • Animal Care Technician
  • Animal Caretaker – (average UK yearly salary: £14,995)
  • Pet Care Attendant
  • Dog Groomer  – (average UK hourly pay: £8.08)
Others jobs you can get
  • Pet Care Specialist
  • Pet Care Associate
  • Dog Bather
  • Dog Walker
  • Pet Care Assistant
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Course Curriculum

1: Introduction to dog grooming
Introduction to dog grooming
2: Following safety procedures in grooming
Following safety procedures in grooming
3: Understanding pet safety in grooming
Understanding pet safety in grooming
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief
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Assignment Submission I – Dog Grooming Techniques Level 3 Certification
4: Learning animal safety and care
Learning animal safety and care
5: Learning about common skin diseases and disorders
Learning about common skin diseases and disorders
6: What are scabies otitis conjunctivitis and plaque?
What are scabies otitis conjunctivitis and plaque?
7: Grooming equipment and tools
Grooming equipment and tools
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Assignment Brief
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Assignment Submission II – Dog Grooming Techniques Level 3 Certification
8: Learning hygiene regulations and disinfection protocols
Learning hygiene regulations and disinfection protocols
9: How to approach grooming
How to approach grooming
10: Different coats of animals
Different coats of animals
11: Types of grooming styles
Types of grooming styles
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission III – Dog Grooming Techniques Level 3 Certification

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    Louise Hooper

    April 09, 2019 - 11:45am
    Wonderful Course

    As someone who runs a pet grooming business, I highly recommend the Advanced Diploma in Dog Grooming Techniques by Study 365. It is a professional course and the first step to starting your own grooming business. The course is also a great choice for pet lovers who want to learn more about grooming their dogs. The tutor was excellent and allowed me to clarify all my queries, while giving wholesome answers.

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    Hillary Ricard

    February 14, 2019 - 9:38am

    The dog grooming techniques have been presented in an easy to learn manner through this course. Everything is so precise, with no room for doubts.

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