Groom Your Own Dog
This is an introductory course helping you learn how to groom your own dog safely and correctly at home. You will leave with the knowledge of how to groom your own dog - using the correct equipment and basic grooming skills.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
This is an introductory course helping you learn how to groom your own dog safely and correctly at home. You will leave with the knowledge of how to groom your own dog – using the correct equipment and basic grooming skills.
You must be 19+ and have a keen interest in canine health and welfare.
- You must provide your own small to medium-sized dog for the course. (No handstripping breeds)
- The dog must be well behaved for training.
- The dog cannot be matted.
- Ideally there should be around six to eight weeks’ coat growth, to be enough to trim.
- Dogs must be up to date with vaccinations. (Proof of this must be shown on the day of the course.)
*Call the salon to make a booking for this course on 01332 836615 or email firstname.lastname@example.org*
What will you learn?
Students will develop a range of knowledge on how to groom their own dog safely and effectively at home. We will cover:
- Grooming equipment
- Bathing and drying
- Nails and ear cleaning
- Basic clipping of the dog (one length all off)
- Trimming eyes, feet and ears
- Essential health checks
How will you learn?
The course entails a practical session at the Dog Grooming Unit at Broomfield Hall
What will you need to bring with you?
There are no additional costs or specialist equipment required. The items we ask you to provide on the day are:
- Sensible clothing (trousers/long-sleeved top)
- Closed toe shoes
- Notepad (in case you would like to make notes)
- Food and refreshments for yourself
*All other equipment needed will be provided during the course.*
How will you be assessed?
There are no assessments within this course.
If you wish to participate in further grooming training or to develop your grooming skills into a career, Derby College Group offers a Level 2 City & Guilds Dog Grooming Assistant course.
Also, Derby College Group offers a range of post-16 Animal Care courses and other short courses in Animal Care or other land-based subjects. Please see the Derby College Group website and Prospectus for a full list and details.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or email@example.com
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2023 11:35 am