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Dog Grooming - Level 3 (Certificate) - Part-time at College of West Anglia

Course description

This programme is designed to provide a sound knowledge and skills of all aspects of grooming. You will learn various breeds, including scissoring, handstripping and clipping techniques. This course will also include first aid and customer care. The programme content includes: - Assess and plan dog grooming work - Carry out styling and finishing of dogs - Plan the handling and restraint of animals - Supervise and control the movement of animals - Plan the accommodation of animals - Recognise and interpret the behaviour of animals - Promote and maintain the health and well-being of animals - Improve the customer relationship You must also complete 210 hours work experience.

Entry requirements

Either completion of level 2 Dog Grooming or a short course in grooming. You may also have gained experience through working in an animal environment. You must show a natural ability to work with dogs.


Assessment is continuous throughout the programme. Each unit is assessed by a variety of methods including assignments, practicals, tests and a portfolio of evidence.

Financial information

If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay a course fee; however, there may be additional resources fees and fees for materials, kits and trips. Please visit our website for full details.

Further information

Please visit the CWA website for further information.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 02 August 2018
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