Animal Care & Management

Animal Care & Management

Course list

  • Dog Grooming Assistant Level 2

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Dog Grooming Assistant Level 2 website

Dog Grooming Assistant Level 2

Working with animals is extremely rewarding, but it can require long hours with dedication and enthusiasm within the role is a key to success. If you are looking to start a career within the dog grooming industry, then this is qualification is aimed at you.

This qualification is suitable for anyone over the age of 19 and you will gain the practical skills and knowledge that are important for working as a Dog Grooming Assistant.

You can choose to train at our Cannington campus one or two days a week on either a 20 or 11 week course and will be based at our fully equipped dog grooming salon. You will be taught by an experienced qualified dog groomer/lecturer who will cover all aspects of theory and practical training you require to achieve this qualification and apply to industry.

This qualification covers the skills you will need to progress to work as a Dog Grooming Assistant.

Mandatory content covers:

Preparing and grooming dogs prior to bathing of dogs
Drying dogs and preparing a dog for styling
Carrying out trimming of a dog’s coat to prepare for styling
Moving and lifting dogs
Maintaining the cleanliness and biosecurity of the dog grooming environment
Professional conduct
An introduction to anatomical features, breed characteristics and behaviour of dogs.

Cannington Campus

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