This course is for individuals who would like to learn about grooming their own small to medium sized dog.
The course covers the procedures to follow for bathing and drying, clipping and styling your dog. It also covers introductory canine care for your dog. Please note that we can offer hand stripping if you require this for your breed of dog.
This course is designed for two people.
You should have a keen interest in dogs and be able to source a small to medium sized dog.
The dog must be groomed without significant matting.
All dogs must be fully vaccinated within the last 12 months.
This course will cover
Assessment is by observation of your practical performance. A College Certificate of Attendance will be issued on successful completion of the course.
You will be required to supply your own:
The College runs a commercial salon and all grooming equipment within the salon is used on the course. Protective tabards/aprons can be worn when in the salon and they will be provided for your use on the day.
Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to dog grooming, as well as a wide range of other land-based topics - please see the Derby College Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.