dogs being groomed
dogs being groomed

Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants Level 2

Course overview

Progressing on from the first stage and for those wishing to improve their grooming, this course is designed to further advance your clipping and scissoring skills, widen your breed awareness and start to apply your grooming knowledge to a wider variety of breeds and coat textures.

In addition you will be studying anatomy, health & safety, first aid & parlour management skills for the theoretical elements of this Certificate. You will be required to research and home study for portfolio assignments and exam assessments on grooming theory.

This course is suitable for anyone with suitable previous experience in the grooming industry and wishing to gain a qualification having completed the Dog Grooming (Beginners)

Tuition is largely practically based and takes place in our grooming enterprise within the Campus. Supporting reception areas and an attractive easily accessible Campus with excellent student resources create an enjoyable learning environment.

Through practical and theory lessons in the grooming parlour.  Assessment is via portfolio of evidence, practical observation assessments and theory exams.

Staff can also support a wide variety of learning difficulties and disabilities and support may be provided if there is evidence that this is an appropriate way to help you (funding permitting).

Please contact us at least a month before your course starts if this applies to you, quoting the course you have applied for at Merrist Wood, so that we can look into this: gss@activatelearning.ac.uk

There are no formal qualification entry requirements for this course. It is recommended that you complete the Grooming for Beginners course and will need to show competency in grooming through questioning at interview (this could be over the phone or in person)

Other related courses or progression into employment in a range of establishments including grooming parlours and kennels.

Once you enrol on a course, you will be contacted by a member of the Dog Grooming team for a phone or face to face interview.  Your suitability and experience for the programme will be discussed, as well as any individual needs you may have. 

Please note: if you are not suitable for this course or another level/course is more suitable, a refund will be given prior to you starting on the course.

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