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Advanced Certificate in Dog Grooming

$1,595.00

Learn advanced dog grooming techniques

This online dog grooming course comprises two certificates covering dog and pet grooming – and caring for dogs. Learn to groom dogs, what equipment you might need to handle animals during grooming, various grooming techniques and how to care for the skin and coat of canines. Understand what it takes to start a dog grooming business, explore different breed groups, and study canine biology. Enrol to achieve a dog grooming certificate as a first step towards starting your own dog grooming business or canine care facility.
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12 Months Access
 | ~200 Hours
Study at your own pace – students generally complete one module per-week. See our free course guide for detailed duration information.

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I FEEL LIKE I HAVE FOUND MY PASSION!

I’ve gone from working in a pathology office to now hanging out with some super cute dogs!’ Janet’s journey is far from over, and she has big plans to take her career even further. Ultimately, she hopes to help expand her friend’s business to include mobile grooming, a must-have for many clients in today’s busy world.

COURSE BENEFITS

  • Learn crucial animal handling skills
  • Discover specialised grooming approaches for show dogs
  • Complete a certificate in dog grooming developed by grooming experts
  • Grow your knowledge around nutrition, hygiene, and preventative health care
  • Learn basic anatomy and discover tools, equipment & handling tips
  • Get your foot in the door of the booming grooming industry
  • Understand what is required to start your own canine care business

COURSE CONTENTS

  • Introduction to Dog Care
  • Canine Biology
  • Dog Health – Part One
  • Dog Health – Part Two
  • Exploring Dog Breeds
  • Responsible Dog Breeding
  • Dog Behaviour and Training
  • Grooming Dogs
  • Other Dog Services
  • Scope and Nature of Grooming Animals
  • Animal Biology
  • Care of the Coat and Skin
  • Dog Grooming Techniques
  • Grooming Other Types of Animals
  • Other Grooming Tasks
  • Handling Animals During Grooming
  • Show Grooming
  • Grooming Safety
  • The Business of Grooming

We donate a portion of all course proceeds to the RSPCA

  • More than 14,000 animals came through the doors at RSPCA each year;  that’s almost 40 every single day. Whether they are neglected, abandoned, homeless, RSPCA’s goal is to get as many animals as possible rehabilitated and into loving forever homes.
  • The Career Academy donates a portion of all course proceeds to the RSPCA, with the funds going toward their rehabilitation and adoption programs. 

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There are no entry requirements or prerequisites to enrol on this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking “Enrol Now” and following the prompts. Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors – call 1800 837 550 or email info@thecareeracademy.com.au

This course costs $995 + GST or only $25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now.

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 apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon completing this course, you could obtain work as a Dog Grooming Apprentice.

Contact a friendly student advisor on 1800 837 550 to learn about potential career outcomes and where our courses could take you. Employers often approach The Career Academy looking for students and advertise jobs in our Career Centre, which you can access once enrolled. You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to 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 necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got an 7-day cooling-off period (trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to review all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money-back guarantee*.

Complete an online dog grooming course, learn about nutrition, hygiene, and preventative health care and discover tools, equipment & handling tips. Complete an Advanced Certificate in Dog Grooming to discover what it takes to enter the dog grooming business as an apprentice.

Absolutely! If you have prior experience or qualifications that cross over to some of the modules in this course, you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). This allows you to be recognised and credited to certain modules, meaning you can reduce the number of modules you need to study, whilst still getting the full qualification. Click here to find out more about RPL