iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming and Introduction to Styling

Holistic approach to training

Work practically with dogs

Gain canine emergency first aid skills

Skills to prepare, style and finish a range of dog breeds

We have courses starting in May, June, July and August

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15 day course

£2990

The qualification is designed for Candidates who wish to gain the skills and knowledge to prepare, style and finish a selections of dog breeds, understand health and safety in a dog grooming salon and gain an understanding of heath checking, handling and canine behaviour. The course is delivered over a minimum of 15 days practical training with 2 days theory work, there will be additional theory to be completed at home.

iPET Network are proud to have developed this NEW qualification in the canine and feline sector. Candidates will groom at least 10 dogs to include a minimum of 5 different breeds, covering 4 different coat types. There are no pre-requisites to starting the qualification, meaning candidates can join at level 3 without having completed a lower level (level 2) course first.

Candidates will be trained in practical skills such as prepping, bathing, scissoring, clipping, styling and nail trimming on a selection of dog breeds.

Units included within this qualification are:

301: Health and Safety in a Dog Grooming Environment

302: Promote the Welfare of Dogs conforming with Relevant Legislation

304: Assess and Plan Dog Grooming Styles and Maintenance of Equipment

305: Health Checking, Handling and Canine Behaviour

317: Prepare, Style and Finish a Selection of Dog Breeds
 

Uniquely, candidates are continually assessed via practical demonstration and coursework. There is no requirement to sit an formal exam in order to achieve the qualification. This holistic approach has been welcomed by candidates to our Training Provider from across the UK, Ireland and Internationally. iPET Network designed the qualification to have an excellent balance of theoretical and practical learning. Feedback suggests that this qualification takes the pressure out of adult learning and this approach appeals to a wide range of Candidates.

The iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming and Introduction to Styling will demonstrate to an employer or the general public that Candidates understand the core principles of Dog Grooming and have been introduced to styling techniques. Candidates will leave with a foundation of knowledge base to continue learning or working in the Dog Grooming Industry.

It has been designed specifically for those looking to start the journey in Dog Grooming or those who already groom dogs (as a hobby) but would like to gain a nationally recognised qualification.

The units and evidence completed as part of the iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming and Introduction to Styling can be recognised as prior learning should a Candidate want to progress and complete the iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management qualification. The Candidate would need to complete an additional minimum 15 days and complete the following additional units.

Objectives of the qualification

This qualification is aimed to take Candidates on a journey from complete beginners to be able to confidently style a selection of dog breeds.

 

  • Prepare individuals to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding
  • Prepare Candidates for employment
  • Support a role in the workplace
  • Encourage engagement in learning.

This qualification has been designed to enable Candidates to:

 

  • Access a holistic approach to training
  • Work practically with dogs
  • Understand health and safety in a dog grooming environment
  • Gain skills to prepare, style and finish a selection of dog breeds meeting the client’s requirements

Spread the cost with flexible finance!

At Mrs B’s we understand that many customers may prefer the option of paying with finance. That’s why we’re proud to be partnered with established credit brokers, Ideal4Finance, to enable customers to spread the cost of your purchase with manageable monthly payments.

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You can apply online, and decisions are made quickly. The final decision is based on your individual circumstances, including your personal credit profile, how much you want to borrow and the loan period.

There are risks involved in taking out a loan and you should ensure you can make all payments on time and in full; failure to do so can lead to financial difficulties and have a negative impact on your credit score.

Units included in this qualification are

Health and Safety in a Dog Grooming Environment

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Promote the Welfare of Dogs conforming with Relevant Legislation

Assess and Plan Dog Grooming Styles and Maintenance of Equipment

Prepare, Style and Finish a Selection of Dog Breeds

Health Checking, Handling and Canine Behaviour

Frequently asked questions

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Mrs B’s is a modern and extremely busy salon in the vibrant heart of Headingley in Leeds. Our Academy is based in the same building as our salon so students will get to experience the exciting day to day atmosphere of a state-of-the-art dog grooming salon. Our grooming staff are super friendly and will be on hand to give advice or demonstrate dog grooming techniques if asked. Our Academy staff are highly qualified and very experienced professionals who love dog grooming and love teaching. Our Academy has just undergone an extensive refurbishment and boasts the latest grooming and audiovisual equipment. Whilst we encourage students to attend classes in person, live remote learning is also available if required. We have a maximum of four students per class and car parking is available at a small cost.

What can I expect during the course?

The course runs for 15 days, Monday to Friday, and typical hours are 9:00 to 4:30. While we encourage students to attend in person as often as possible, some students choose to spend some of the 15 days as home study days. Most days are a combination of theory and practical training. Practical training is done with real dogs, and we encourage students to be hands on. Students will groom at least 10 dogs to include a minimum of 5 different breeds, covering 4 different coat types. Skills such as prepping, bathing, scissoring, clipping, styling, and nail trimming will be covered. Uniquely, students are continually assessed via practical demonstration and coursework. There is no requirement to sit a formal exam in order to achieve the qualification. This holistic approach has been welcomed by students.

Why Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming and Introduction to Styling?

The iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming and Salon Management is designed to be flexible to meet the real life needs and circumstances of its students. It is aimed at students who cannot commit to the 30 day diploma but wish to gain the skills and knowledge to prepare, style and finish a range of dog breeds. Leading industry experts have reviewed this qualification to ensure the outcome is appropriate for the dog grooming industry and the continued growth and development of the sector. The qualification is an excellent balance of theoretical and practical learning ensuring that vocational skills lead the qualification while being fully supported by underpinning knowledge throughout.

How much is the course?

The course costs £2990 including VAT. We require a £600 deposit to secure a place with the balance being due 4 weeks before the start date.

Can I pay in instalments?

12, 24 and 36 month finance options are available. To pay in instalments please contact us.

Why should I choose Mrs B’s for my dog groomer training?

Mrs B’s is a modern and extremely busy salon in the vibrant heart of Headingley in Leeds. Our Academy is based in the same building as our salon so students will get to experience the exciting day to day atmosphere of a state-of-the-art dog grooming salon. Our grooming staff are super friendly and will be on hand to give advice or demonstrate dog grooming techniques if asked. Our Academy staff are highly qualified and very experienced professionals who love dog grooming and love teaching. Our Academy has just undergone an extensive refurbishment and boasts the latest grooming and audiovisual equipment. Whilst we encourage students to attend classes in person, live remote learning is also available if required. We have a maximum of four students per class and car parking is available at a small cost.

Why iPET?

iPET Network is an Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual, CCEA Regulation and Qualifications Wales. It is a sector specific Awarding Organisation and is constantly developing NEW qualifications dog grooming. The qualifications come with a robust quality assurance process but more importantly, the criteria is set by dog grooming industry experts who know exactly what students need to learn but also what appeals to them as consumers. Simply put iPET is upping the standard and introducing qualifications that really work in the dog grooming industry. 

How do I book?

If you would like to book a place on one of our courses, please give us a call on 0113 278 2061 or click on the “Register your interest” button on this page and fill out the form and we will get in touch. Please hurry as places are booking up fast.

Ask a question

Contact us on 0113 278 2061 if you have any questions about our Dog Groomer Training In Leeds or to book your place on one of the UK grooming industries most highly respected courses. We require a deposit of £600 to secure your place with the balance due 4 weeks before the course start date.

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