Dog Grooming Level 3

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Instalment plan: 118.50 deposit, then 3 monthly payments of 118.50

Approximately 100 hours of study required

A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life. You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

If you are looking to pursue a career in Dog Grooming or you would just like to learn the techniques to groom your own dog at home, then this is the course for you.

Our Distance Learning online Dog Grooming Level 3 course will teach you grooming techniques for dogs, and explain the different grooming styles suitable for each breed.

You'll study dog anatomy, practical considerations and how best to handle your 'clients' during the grooming process. This will include pet personality traits, which will help you put animals at ease during their grooming session and allow you to detect any physical or behavioral problems.

With all the knowledge of the animals and the grooming styles and techniques, you'll be able to quickly and efficiently achieve professional pet grooming results.

Grooming is important for keeping dogs clean and healthy and preventing infection.

  • Learn how to bathe, brush and dry to keep a dog's coat clean and healthy.
  • Discover how to look after a dog's teeth, paws and claws to maintain optimum hygiene.
  • Learn about the fascinating history and anatomy of dogs.

Included with this courses is a Mains operated Dog Trimmer, Instructional grooming DVDs and dog grooming manual providing step-by-step instructions on complete grooming for 164 dog breeds and varieties.

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.


You will receive your course materials together with dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

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You must successfully complete a series of assignments. Once all assignments have been completed, you will then be awarded your certificate. The good news is, there is no final exam.

  • Legislation
  • Health and safety checklist
  • Breed classification
  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Dog skin and hair
  • Canine body language
  • Handling and restraint
  • Grooming techniques
  • The grooming process
  • Animal health
  • Common breed disorders
  • Parasites
  • Fungal infection (ring worm)
  • Disease
  • Care of a sick dog
  • First-aid and emergencies
  • Your salon
  • Equipment management
  • Cleanliness of the work environment
  • Sterilization and cleaning of equipment
  • Waste disposal
  • Terminology used in grooming
Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by Abstract Education and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

The Level 3 Dog Grooming course has been benchmarked at a level 3 which would give you some indication as to the difficulty of this course. I.e., GCSE would be equivalent to Level 2 and A’ Level would be equivalent to Level 3.


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Learn Now Distance Learning College
1st Floor, Town Hall
New Road


Telephone:  0800 160 1556

Learn Now Distance Learning College is part of the Abstract Education Limited Group Registered No. 09330573, Registered Address: 1st Floor, Town Hall, New Road, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8TA

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