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Dog Grooming Assistants Level 2 Certificate at Northumberland College

Course description

This course if for those interested in gaining experience in dog grooming 

Course content

Learners will complete units such as: * basic trim of a dog * bathing & cleaning dogs * cleaning & maintaining equipment used for grooming or removing hair from animals * controlling & restraining animals * drying dogs and preparing their coats for styling * preparing & grooming dogs prior to bathing

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course


You will receive theoretical and practical guidance from the tutor throughout the course and perform a final exam

Future opportunities

Why not look in to gaining a qualification in this subject area, we offer many different courses.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.

Last updated date: 16 May 2016

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    • Kirkley Hall is a stunning rural campus and a great environment to study in with specialist resources to meet the needs of our students. Combine this with our team of experience and highly skilled staff and you will see that a successful future will be yours.

      The college campus in Ponteland is approximately 8 miles from Newcastle city centre and is easily accessible by bus or car, so you can enjoy the best of city and rural life.

      You will benefit from excellent facilities that are of industry standard so you'll be prepared for your future career. Facilities include:

      • A 17th century rural estate with and grade II listed Kirkley Hall
      • An equestrian centre with indoor and outdoor riding arenas, 25 horse stable yard and specialist equine facilities
      • Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens with over 120 species
      • A veterinary centre and grooming parlour
      • An outdoor activity centre with high ropes and zip wire and sailing base at Blyth
      • Two farms; one at Kirkley and one in the Coquet Valley
      • Victorian walled gardens, over 1,330m2 of greenhouses and a garden design studio
      • Cyber Café
      • A Learning Resource Centre devoted to the land-based sector which includes a range of learning materials, an IT suite and quiet study areas
      • Halls of residence facilities