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Diploma in Dog Grooming

Become a Professional Dog Groomer!

Whether you’ve already got some experience in grooming and want to increase your knowledge base, or you want to get your foot in the door as a grooming apprentice, this Diploma will be for you. To begin with, you will learn about the care requirements of dogs, and all about their health. Then, in the second portion, you will be introduced to concepts and facts which are crucial to any groomer.

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Duration & Course Level

~200 Hours | 12 Months Access

Study in your own time, at your own pace. Students generally complete one module per-week.

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Be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

How you'll benefit

  • Gain a Diploma which has been developed by grooming experts
  • Understand the basic care of dogs, including nutrition, exercise, hygiene, and preventative health care.
  • Learn about key concepts which are required by dog groomers including basic anatomy, hygiene, tools & equipment and handling.
  • Get your foot in the door of the growing grooming industry.
  • Learn online, at your own pace, with tutor support by phone and email
  • Flexible online study – work at your own pace in your own time. We can work around you!
  • A portion of all course proceeds go to the RSPCA

Course Modules

  1. Introduction to Dog Care
  2. Canine Biology
  3. Dog Health – Part One
  4. Dog Health – Part Two
  5. Exploring Dog Breeds
  6. Dog Breeding
  7. Dog Behaviour and Training
  8. Grooming Dogs
  9. Other Dog Services
  1. Scope and Nature of Grooming Animals
  2. Animal Biology
  3. Care of the Coat and Skin
  4. Dog Grooming Techniques
  5. Grooming Other Types of Animals
  6. Other Grooming Tasks
  7. Handling Animals During Grooming
  8. Show Grooming
  9. Grooming Safety
  10. The Business of Grooming

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Pay Upfront & Save On Course Fees

Only $399
$995

Payment Plan for only $25 per week

$599 + GST
$1,295 +GST

Meet Cameron, one of our successful dog grooming studentS

Meet your tutor – Rachel Hawkins

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Rachel has over 20 years’ experience in the animal industry. She has owned her own grooming and training business and worked in a number of veterinary clinics throughout Melbourne. She has trained and been a mentor for many people who wished to learn to become professional dog groomers. Rachel is all about positive handling techniques and loves to see people succeed and follow their passion for working with animals.
 

“Really enjoying my course. The feedback is great. My tutor Rachel is wonderful and always there if I need her. I’m working on my last assignment now and considering taking another course.” Sinead


             

Why The Career Academy?

We're an internationally recognised online education provider, who partners with industry to deliver you the latest and most up to date content. We have over 15 years experience in online education and help change the lives of over 20,000 students every single year.

  • Upskill and be awarded with a certificate of achievement to help you reach your potential & earn more.
  • Flexible online learning so you can study whenever and wherever you want.
  • Get free access to the career centre who will review and improve your CV to help you succeed.
  • 83% of our graduates say our qualifications improved their ability to get a new job or promotion.

Receive unlimited tutor support

Our professional tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. They’re committed to providing exceptional online course support and personal tutoring to help you succeed. Throughout your course, you’ll receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

Be awarded with an industry recognised certificate

Upon successful completion of your course, you’ll be presented with a Professional Certificate by The Career Academy. This an industry recognised certificate which will go a long way to helping you get a new job or promotion. You’ll also be given access to our exclusive Career Centre and be eligible for a free CV Review.

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After enrolling, you’ll receive an 14-day cooling off period (or trial period). If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee.

Frequently Asked Questions​

There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites to enrol into this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and follow the prompts. 

This course takes approximately 200 hours, and you’ll have up to 12 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week. But if life gets busy you can take longer and even apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon the completion of this course, you can obtain a job as a Dog Groomer.

Employers also constantly approach The Career Academy looking for students and employers also advertise jobs in the Career Centre (available once you enrol). You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

This qualification is Internationally recognised. Our qualifications are highly sought after by employers around the world and accredited by global industry bodies such as ICOES.

Your course will be delivered through our online learning platform. You can access our online learning platform from any web browser 24/7 so you can work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the resources you need at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates, you can start whenever you are ready. Your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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You could run your own mobile dog grooming business, work from home or set up a professional dog grooming salon.

Absolutely! You can pay via a no deposit, interest free payment plan from just $25 per week. No credit checks are required
With your diploma, you can work in various settings like animal shelters, veterinary clinics, or animal welfare organisations. We can assist you in crafting a CV to showcase your qualifications.
The total cost for the Dog Grooming course is $349. This includes all necessary materials for the course.
We are a private training organisation and so are not NZQA accredited
A diploma generally covers more comprehensive and in-depth material compared to a certificate. For specific course content, please refer to our course descriptions.
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