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Dog Grooming


Professional Dog Stylists Level 3 Diploma

This professional course is designed for dog groomers working in the industry who wish to further improve their skills. You will thrive in the busy atmosphere of a commercial grooming parlour, Distinguished Dogs, which has an excellent reputation and produces award winning groomers. Outstanding support by staff leads to exceptionally high success and an unforgettable learning experience.

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Achievement of this qualification demonstrates that you have the necessary skills and professionalism to work within the dog grooming industry or to start your own business.

To further develop your skills and gain professional recognition
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OFSTED Outstanding teaching, learning and assessment
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Inspirational, well qualified tutors with current industry experience
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Friendly and encouraging environment supporting all to achieve
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Industry insights help you find employment or start your own business
What will I Study: 

You will learn everything there is to know about how to be a professional dog groomer, including clipping, hand-stripping, trimming and finishing a range of dog breeds with different coat types to an extremely high standard.

How will I be taught: 

All teaching takes place in the grooming parlour where you will work closely with a lecturer and grooming assistant - both of whom have proven track records within the industry. You will work on dogs provided by customers to a commercial parlour and will occasionally be able to work on your own dogs.

How will I be assessed: 

Students are continually assessed throughout the course by tutors and complete mock exam scenarios in preparation for formal assessment. When you have reached the required standard you will sit practical examinations by external examiners. Practical exams at present are held on weekends.

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Level 3
Qualification gained: 
Diploma for Professional Dog Stylists (QCF)
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Entry requirements: 
You should already have achieved the Dog Grooming Introductory Level 3 Certificate and be working in the dog grooming industry. Suitability will be assessed at interview, which includes a practical skills test (clipping, trimming and finishing a prepared dog to level 3 standards).
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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 20:00