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Dog Grooming Level 3

Dog Grooming Level 3
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£385.00

This course is available Online and in Paper format.

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Our Distance Learning Dog Grooming Diploma course gives you the opportunity to learn in detail about all aspects of grooming dogs. The course includes the history of humankind’s relationship with dogs, in depth details of the grooming process, as well as helpful advice on how to set up and run your own dog grooming business.

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Introduction

Dog Grooming Level 3

Course code: ANC01

Delivery method: Paper Based or Online

Course duration: 12 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: ABC Awards & Certa Awards Certificate of Achievement

By completing our distance learning Diploma in Dog Grooming, you can expect to develop a range of valuable skills. These include:

  • a detailed understanding of the relationship between humans and dogs and a working knowledge of the long history of this relationship
  • an in-depth knowledge of a wide range of different breeds of dog and the ability to adapt grooming techniques to suit each breed
  • the ability to understand that each dog has a unique personality, and how to adapt accordingly so grooming is efficient and hassle-free
  • the ability to groom dogs as quickly as possible whilst showing maximum attention to detail
  • the business skills necessary to help in the setting up of a dog grooming service

Content

  • Lesson 1

Man’s History with Dogs – The History of Dog Grooming – The Dog Grooming Profession

  • Lesson 2

Dog Breeds – Breed Recognition – Dog Anatomy and Physiology – Dog Diseases – First Aid

Further Reading & Research

  • Lesson 3

Types of Coat – Smooth Coat Breeds – Short Coat Breeds – Double Coat Breeds – Long and Silky Coat Breeds – Harsh  and Wiry Coat Breeds – Curly and Woolly Breeds – Corded Coated Breeds

Further Reading & Research

  • Lesson 4

Types of Coat – Short Coat Breeds – Long Coat Breeds – Designer Breeds

Further Reading & Research

  • Lesson 5

Equipment Required – Grooming Tools – Clippers – Blades – Shears – Scissors – Equipment Maintenance – Uniforms and Protective Clothing – Protective Equipment – Products Required – Price Lists – Suppliers Information and Contact Details

Further Reading & Research

  • Lesson 6

Safety Measures – Dog Psychology – Dog Control – Pre-Bath – Bath – Post Bath

Further Reading & Research

  • Lesson 7

Grooming – Dealing with Double Coats – Professional Grooming Shortcuts – Working with Puppies – Working with the Senior Dog

Further Reading & Research

  • Lesson 8

Terriers – Terrier Trims – Head Details – Body Details – Hand Stripping – Terrier Breeds – Airedale Terrier – Australian Terrier – Bedlington Terrier – Cairn Terrier – Dandie Dinmont Terrier – Irish Terrier – Kerry Blue Terrier – Lakeland Terrier – Norfolk Terrier – Norwich Terrier – Schnauzer – Scottish Terrier – Sealyham Terrier – Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier – Welsh Terrier – West Highland White Terrier – Wire Fox Terrier – Yorkshire Terrier – Breed Grooming Comparisons

Further Reading & Research

  • Lesson 9

Spaniel Breeds – Spaniel Breed Trims – American Cocker Spaniel – American Water Spaniel – Cavalier King Charles Spaniel – English Cocker Spaniel – English Springer Spaniel – English Toy Spaniel – Irish Water Spaniel – Welsh Springer Spaniel – Poodle Types – Poodle Breed Trims – Minature Poodle – Standard Poodle – Toy Poodle

Further Reading & Research

  • Lesson 10

Setter Breeds – Setter Trims – English Setter – Gordon Setter – Irish Red Setter – Irish Red Setter – Other Breeds – Bichon Frise – Old English Sheepdog – Portuguese Water Dog – Mixed Breeds and Designer Dogs

Further Reading & Research

  • Lesson 11

Drop Coat Breeds – Drop Coat Trims – Coton de Tulear – Havanese – Lhasa Apso – Pomeranian – Shih Tzu – Troubleshooting

Test – Further Reading & Research

  • Lesson 12

The Law and You – Health and Safety – First Aid – Setting Up in Business – Accessories – Finances – Choosing Premises – Salon Design – Insurance – Business Plan – Business Profile – Business Portfolio – Conclusion

Further Reading & Research.

 

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This DVD Offers comprehensive advice on basic grooming techniques.

–    Ideal for professional, student, or home groomers.
–    Demonstrates work carried out in a real grooming salon.
–    Languages: English and Spanish.
–    Author: Artero.
–    Length: 140 minute

 

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Qualification Information

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Kendal Publishing Ltd has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing Ltd to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Method of Study

Paper Based Version

The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.

You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.

Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.

 

Online Version

Our online courses are fully digitised versions of the paper-courses, so you can study on any PC or smart device when connected to the internet.

As with the paper course, your online learning programme is completely flexible, so you can study at a pace that suits you.

All of our online course content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective.

Method of Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.

Course Length Information

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

Tutor Support

You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.