Dog Grooming Online Certificate Course

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Study Dog Grooming Online Course and Become a Professional Dog Groomer

Our Dog Grooming Online Course, written by a skilled dog groomer with over 15 years of personal experience in this exciting area, will fully prepare you for a career as a professional groomer. Our grooming training curriculum teaches you all you need to know about grooming, from pre-grooming health to common coat and skin diseases to nail clipping and dog supplies.

Dog grooming includes both the sanitary care and cleaning of a dog, as well as the process of enhancing a dog's physical appearance for competitions such as dog shows. A dog groomer, sometimes known as a "groomer," is a person who makes a living by grooming dogs. 

The dog grooming course content is delivered in a semi-formal format with your learning objectives in mind. At the end of each module, we present a series of questions, but we also promote practical application throughout the certificate program.

We want you to get out in your neighborhood, getting started, and grooming dogs as soon as possible after receiving a firm foundation in pet grooming theory. For more information about our popular Dog Grooming Courses, please check us here at Courses For Success!

What you will learn with our Dog Grooming Online Course

  • Working with Dogs
  • Canine Anatomy and Health
  • Essential Grooming Requirements
  • Getting Practical
  • Time to Get Clean
  • Styling Theory
  • Styling in Practice
  • Grooming and Paperwork
  • Building Your Business
  • Marketing, Customers and Growth

Who is the Dog Grooming Online Course designed for?

Ideal for all dog lovers that are looking to combine their passion with an exciting new career!

This course is aimed at the complete beginner that is looking to set up their own Dog Grooming Business or those that are looking to start a career in an animal related role.

The course is taught in a semi-formal style with your learning in mind. We provide a set of questions at the end of each module but also encourage practical action throughout the learning experience. With a solid background of dog grooming theory, we want you to be out in your community and grooming dogs when the certificate lands in your hands.

Dog Grooming Online Course - Requirements

The Dog Grooming Online Course is delivered 100 percent online 24/7.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Dog Grooming Online Course
  3. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  4. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  5. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Dog Grooming Online Course Outline

Module 1: Working with Dogs

Part 1: Working with Dogs

The goal of this lesson is to provide you with a basic understanding of canine behavior so that you can become a competent dog groomer. It also explains the basics of infectious disease and goes over some of the different disease types. Working with dogs is a dream job for many people. Spending each day with our four-legged companions is a lot of joy and a really healthy way to live.

Part 2: Dog Behavior Basics

You can secure a far better level of freedom from anxiety and distress if you have some knowledge of dog behavior and how the animal is feeling. It's nearly hard to change a dog's mind if you don't know what he's thinking in the first place. When a dog communicates with his groomer, he will be lot happier, and as a result, grooming will be much easier.

Part 3: Infection and Disease

It is critical that you are aware of the possibility for disease as a canine practitioner. This is due to a variety of factors, including the risk of cross contamination and infection. We'll discuss about common infectious diseases, vaccinations, and why sterilization is so crucial when grooming dogs in this section.

Module 2: Canine Anatomy and Health

Part 1: Dog Skeleton

The purpose of this session is to familiarize you with dog anatomy and how it relates to grooming. It will also help you keep track of illness, internal and exterior health problems, parasites, and first aid. The structure of the dog's shape—his skeleton—is tucked right down inside his body. The skeleton is a tough structure that protects the interior organs.

Part 2: Muscular System

The groomer places a high value on the dog's muscular system. It not only serves as a foundation for style, but it can also reveal any health issues that have gone undiscovered thus far. The primary muscle groups on the body of a healthy dog will be strong and even. Wastage on either side can indicate a concern with the bone quality beneath and alert the groomer that something is wrong.

Part 3: Coat and Skin Issues

As a rookie groomer, you're going to come across a lot of dogs with various coat conditions and caning skin issues. The coat of a dog might deteriorate for a variety of causes. A complete clip may be required for a badly matted dog to give the coat a fresh start and allow air to circulate to the skin. Before releasing the dog, the owner should always do a visual inspection.

Part 4: First Aid

A simple canine first aid kit should be included in your grooming supplies; you might not need it, but it's good to have it on hand just in case.

Module 3: Essential Grooming Requirements

Part 1: Essential Grooming Requirements

This subject will introduce you to the legal requirements as well as the physical grooming equipment required to work as a professional dog groomer. The first thing to keep in mind is that dog grooming is currently a regulated profession. Groomers, caregivers, and even trainers for dogs are not regulated by the government.

Part 2: Combs and Brushes

At this point, our goal is to provide you a generic mix so you'll be ready for any canine that shows up on your table.

Part 3: Hairdryers

A hairdryer will almost probably be required, and the options are numerous in the professional dog groomer's work.

Module 4: Getting Practical

Part 1: Getting Practical

We'll start with parasites and then go over all of the aspects of grooming before work in this module. Before the dog enters into the water for the actual grooming, a general health check and tidying routine is performed.

Part 2: Ears  

Part 3: Nails

Nail trimming is an important part of a dog's grooming routine. It's also a concern for the new groomer. The dog's nails will be ground down if they walk on hard surfaces, but those who always walk on grass may have nails that are overly long. The length of a dog's nails impacts their entire gait and makes them uncomfortable.

Module 5: Time to Get Clean

Part 1: Canine Coat Types

You're looking for clean, velvety skin with minimal discharge in the dog's ears when you examine them. However, you could be surprised by what you see. The existence of ear mites is the first possibility. These tiny mites aren't visible to the normal eye, but they're easy to spot using a veterinary magnification. The ear mite dwells in the ear canal and produces a lot of brown sludge-like discharge as well as a very strong odor.

Part 2: Preparing for the Bath

It's critical to double-check that you have everything you need on hand after you've completed your pre-work and before you put a dog in the bath. You run the danger of causing issues for yourself if you have to leave the bath to look for towels, a certain comb, or other items while the dog is bathing. The dog may attempt to leap out and follow you, causing a mess and possibly injuring himself.

Part 3: Drying the Dog

There are a few different methods for drying. To remove the surplus water from the coat, all should be rubbed down with a towel. You can choose one of the following drying options once the dog is no longer dripping.

Module 6: Styling Theory

Part 1: Spaniel Style

By the end of this module, you'll know how simple it is to style a dog on a grooming table. When taken in its totality, the subject can be intimidating; yet, when broken down, each style is only a mix and match of a few different ideas.

Part 2: Drop Coat Style

The drop coat is exactly what it sounds like: a coat that grows long and falls to the ground as it matures. Shih Tzus and other toy breeds are examples of normal dog coat breeds. The look of a drop coat is also quite generic. The dog's appearance is restored to that of a puppy after he has been clipped. In some ways, the short-legged terrier's style is comparable to that of the terrier.

Part 3: Legs, Feet and Tail

The dog's legs will be feathered for neatness or fluff dried and shaped. The length of hair left on the legs will be determined by the specific dog breed details, as well as the owner's preferences.

Module 7: Styling in Practice

Part 1: Styling in Practice

We'll look at the practical issues of dog styling in module seven. We'll discuss how to use clippers and scissors effectively, as well as how to practice style in a safe environment. This module's goal is to put everything you've learned so far on the course together and to add practical skills.

Part 2: Creating Face Shapes 

Part 3: Styling for a Dog Show Video

Part 4: Styling for a Dog Show Video

Module 8: Grooming and Paperwork

Part 1: Grooming and Paperwork

This is the last module, and we'll discuss about practical grooming in it. To become a truly successful dog groomer, you will simply need to add practice to the techniques you have already learned. As a result, in this session, we'll walk you through styling some of the most popular dog breeds in step-by-step instructions.

Part 2: Grooming Puppies

It's a good idea to groom pups. Dogs learn a lot about what is dangerous and what they don't need to be concerned about during their first few months of life. Any encounter they don't have till they're ten months old or older will be brand new to them and perhaps frightening.

Module 9: Building Your Business

Part 1: Introduction

Let's figure out the details of how to apply for company start-up and expansion now that we've demonstrated that you're more than capable of grooming dogs and can make a profession out of it. This lesson will go over the components of a basic business plan as well as the legal obligations that small business owners and self-employed people must meet.

Part 2: Registering Your Business

This section will walk you through the process of registering your business and how to stay on the right side of the law. It goes into considerable depth about taxes, NI, and online registration. As a lone trader, registering with the Inland Revenue entails registering your business name.

Module 10: Marketing, Customers and Growth

Part 1: Marketing

We want to send you out into the world as a groomer in this final session so you may sell the talents you've learned. We'll discuss image and customer communication, as well as business marketing and how to expand your company in style.

Part 2: Happy Customers

Successful encounters with prospective clients will be the most crucial thing you can do until your client base is strong and you've established a pattern. Meeting new clients will most likely be a stressful event for you as your business grows. But you'll grow used to it in no time.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will become a qualified Dog Grooming Professional. You will also be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate, accepted by many Dog Grooming organizations worldwide.

The Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

 

Module 1: Working with Dogs

  • Part 1: Working with Dogs
  • Part 2: Dog Behaviour Basics
  • Part 3: Infection and Disease
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Canine Anatomy and Health

  • Part 1: Dog Skeleton
  • Part 2: Muscular System
  • Part 3: Coat and Skin Issues
  • Part 4: First Aid
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Essential Grooming Requirements

  • Part 1: Essential Grooming Requirements
  • Part 2: Combs and Brushes
  • Part 3: Hairdryers
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Getting Practical

  • Part 1: Getting Practical
  • Part 2: Ears
  • Part 3: Nails
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Time to Get Clean

  • Part 1: Canine Coat Types
  • Part 2: Preparing for the Bath
  • Part 3: Drying the Dog
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Styling Theory

  • Part 1: Spaniel Style
  • Part 2: Drop Coat Style
  • Part 3: Legs, Feet and Tail
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Styling in Practice

  • Part 1: Styling in Practice
  • Part 2: Creating Face Shapes
  • Part 3: Styling for a Dog Show
  • Part 4: Styling for a Dog Show
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Grooming and Paperwork

  • Part 1: Grooming and Paperwork
  • Part 2: Grooming Puppies
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Building Your Business

  • Part 1: Building Your Business
  • Part 2: Registering Your Business
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Marketing, Customers and Growth

  • Part 1: Marketing
  • Part 2: Happy Customers
  • Module 10 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Michelle L Bonan

26 March 2022 04:57:37 AM

Great Class. Very educational and made learning fun.

Michell L Bonan

26 March 2022 04:41:57 AM

Great class very informative and educational. I truly enjoyed the class.

RYLEE ELLEN QUAIFE

13 March 2022 11:07:53 PM

amazing course gave me plenty of time to complete without stress and course was very informative

Tim Warren

26 February 2022 07:00:32 PM

good.

Frank Hemmings

25 February 2022 07:00:35 PM

This skillset is very useful

Frank Hemmings

25 February 2022 07:00:17 PM

This skillset is very useful

Irene Bower

25 February 2022 07:00:00 PM

Highly recommended for professionals

Leonard Wallace

25 February 2022 06:55:58 PM

This course really expanded my skillset

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25 February 2022 03:19:21 AM

GREAT COURSE

Lauren Buckland

9 February 2022 05:28:25 PM

thought-provoking!

Joanne Mills

9 February 2022 05:26:57 PM

an important course that every dog owner should take

Keith Rampling

9 February 2022 05:26:43 PM

contemplative and comprehensive

Adrian Jones

9 February 2022 05:25:31 PM

well laid out

Lauren Davies

3 February 2022 02:00:26 AM

This is an amazing course

Austin Ross

3 February 2022 02:00:00 AM

Highly recommended to all doggie parents out there!

Fiona Gray

3 February 2022 01:59:37 AM

Lots of great learning in this

Eric Walker

26 January 2022 08:04:51 PM

My dog has been out of control lately and I needed some help. I didn't know what to do with him, but after taking the course, he's been much more obedient. He's even learned a few new tricks!

Andrew Bower

26 January 2022 08:02:25 PM

The course was written by experts in the field and it's been very helpful in teaching me how to get my pup on the right track.

Ryan Allan

26 January 2022 07:54:14 PM

I am an avid dog owner and I have been looking for a way to train my dog on my own. I came across courses for success and thought it would be a good place to start.

Mary Sharp

20 January 2022 03:47:32 PM

I was able to fix my dog's bad habits by following the tips outlined in this course and now he listens much better than he used to!

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About this Course

Study Dog Grooming Online Course and Become a Professional Dog Groomer

Our Dog Grooming Online Course, written by a skilled dog groomer with over 15 years of personal experience in this exciting area, will fully prepare you for a career as a professional groomer. Our grooming training curriculum teaches you all you need to know about grooming, from pre-grooming health to common coat and skin diseases to nail clipping and dog supplies.

Dog grooming includes both the sanitary care and cleaning of a dog, as well as the process of enhancing a dog's physical appearance for competitions such as dog shows. A dog groomer, sometimes known as a "groomer," is a person who makes a living by grooming dogs. 

The dog grooming course content is delivered in a semi-formal format with your learning objectives in mind. At the end of each module, we present a series of questions, but we also promote practical application throughout the certificate program.

We want you to get out in your neighborhood, getting started, and grooming dogs as soon as possible after receiving a firm foundation in pet grooming theory. For more information about our popular Dog Grooming Courses, please check us here at Courses For Success!

What you will learn with our Dog Grooming Online Course

  • Working with Dogs
  • Canine Anatomy and Health
  • Essential Grooming Requirements
  • Getting Practical
  • Time to Get Clean
  • Styling Theory
  • Styling in Practice
  • Grooming and Paperwork
  • Building Your Business
  • Marketing, Customers and Growth

Who is the Dog Grooming Online Course designed for?

Ideal for all dog lovers that are looking to combine their passion with an exciting new career!

This course is aimed at the complete beginner that is looking to set up their own Dog Grooming Business or those that are looking to start a career in an animal related role.

The course is taught in a semi-formal style with your learning in mind. We provide a set of questions at the end of each module but also encourage practical action throughout the learning experience. With a solid background of dog grooming theory, we want you to be out in your community and grooming dogs when the certificate lands in your hands.

Dog Grooming Online Course - Requirements

The Dog Grooming Online Course is delivered 100 percent online 24/7.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Dog Grooming Online Course
  3. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  4. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  5. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Dog Grooming Online Course Outline

Module 1: Working with Dogs

Part 1: Working with Dogs

The goal of this lesson is to provide you with a basic understanding of canine behavior so that you can become a competent dog groomer. It also explains the basics of infectious disease and goes over some of the different disease types. Working with dogs is a dream job for many people. Spending each day with our four-legged companions is a lot of joy and a really healthy way to live.

Part 2: Dog Behavior Basics

You can secure a far better level of freedom from anxiety and distress if you have some knowledge of dog behavior and how the animal is feeling. It's nearly hard to change a dog's mind if you don't know what he's thinking in the first place. When a dog communicates with his groomer, he will be lot happier, and as a result, grooming will be much easier.

Part 3: Infection and Disease

It is critical that you are aware of the possibility for disease as a canine practitioner. This is due to a variety of factors, including the risk of cross contamination and infection. We'll discuss about common infectious diseases, vaccinations, and why sterilization is so crucial when grooming dogs in this section.

Module 2: Canine Anatomy and Health

Part 1: Dog Skeleton

The purpose of this session is to familiarize you with dog anatomy and how it relates to grooming. It will also help you keep track of illness, internal and exterior health problems, parasites, and first aid. The structure of the dog's shape—his skeleton—is tucked right down inside his body. The skeleton is a tough structure that protects the interior organs.

Part 2: Muscular System

The groomer places a high value on the dog's muscular system. It not only serves as a foundation for style, but it can also reveal any health issues that have gone undiscovered thus far. The primary muscle groups on the body of a healthy dog will be strong and even. Wastage on either side can indicate a concern with the bone quality beneath and alert the groomer that something is wrong.

Part 3: Coat and Skin Issues

As a rookie groomer, you're going to come across a lot of dogs with various coat conditions and caning skin issues. The coat of a dog might deteriorate for a variety of causes. A complete clip may be required for a badly matted dog to give the coat a fresh start and allow air to circulate to the skin. Before releasing the dog, the owner should always do a visual inspection.

Part 4: First Aid

A simple canine first aid kit should be included in your grooming supplies; you might not need it, but it's good to have it on hand just in case.

Module 3: Essential Grooming Requirements

Part 1: Essential Grooming Requirements

This subject will introduce you to the legal requirements as well as the physical grooming equipment required to work as a professional dog groomer. The first thing to keep in mind is that dog grooming is currently a regulated profession. Groomers, caregivers, and even trainers for dogs are not regulated by the government.

Part 2: Combs and Brushes

At this point, our goal is to provide you a generic mix so you'll be ready for any canine that shows up on your table.

Part 3: Hairdryers

A hairdryer will almost probably be required, and the options are numerous in the professional dog groomer's work.

Module 4: Getting Practical

Part 1: Getting Practical

We'll start with parasites and then go over all of the aspects of grooming before work in this module. Before the dog enters into the water for the actual grooming, a general health check and tidying routine is performed.

Part 2: Ears  

Part 3: Nails

Nail trimming is an important part of a dog's grooming routine. It's also a concern for the new groomer. The dog's nails will be ground down if they walk on hard surfaces, but those who always walk on grass may have nails that are overly long. The length of a dog's nails impacts their entire gait and makes them uncomfortable.

Module 5: Time to Get Clean

Part 1: Canine Coat Types

You're looking for clean, velvety skin with minimal discharge in the dog's ears when you examine them. However, you could be surprised by what you see. The existence of ear mites is the first possibility. These tiny mites aren't visible to the normal eye, but they're easy to spot using a veterinary magnification. The ear mite dwells in the ear canal and produces a lot of brown sludge-like discharge as well as a very strong odor.

Part 2: Preparing for the Bath

It's critical to double-check that you have everything you need on hand after you've completed your pre-work and before you put a dog in the bath. You run the danger of causing issues for yourself if you have to leave the bath to look for towels, a certain comb, or other items while the dog is bathing. The dog may attempt to leap out and follow you, causing a mess and possibly injuring himself.

Part 3: Drying the Dog

There are a few different methods for drying. To remove the surplus water from the coat, all should be rubbed down with a towel. You can choose one of the following drying options once the dog is no longer dripping.

Module 6: Styling Theory

Part 1: Spaniel Style

By the end of this module, you'll know how simple it is to style a dog on a grooming table. When taken in its totality, the subject can be intimidating; yet, when broken down, each style is only a mix and match of a few different ideas.

Part 2: Drop Coat Style

The drop coat is exactly what it sounds like: a coat that grows long and falls to the ground as it matures. Shih Tzus and other toy breeds are examples of normal dog coat breeds. The look of a drop coat is also quite generic. The dog's appearance is restored to that of a puppy after he has been clipped. In some ways, the short-legged terrier's style is comparable to that of the terrier.

Part 3: Legs, Feet and Tail

The dog's legs will be feathered for neatness or fluff dried and shaped. The length of hair left on the legs will be determined by the specific dog breed details, as well as the owner's preferences.

Module 7: Styling in Practice

Part 1: Styling in Practice

We'll look at the practical issues of dog styling in module seven. We'll discuss how to use clippers and scissors effectively, as well as how to practice style in a safe environment. This module's goal is to put everything you've learned so far on the course together and to add practical skills.

Part 2: Creating Face Shapes 

Part 3: Styling for a Dog Show Video

Part 4: Styling for a Dog Show Video

Module 8: Grooming and Paperwork

Part 1: Grooming and Paperwork

This is the last module, and we'll discuss about practical grooming in it. To become a truly successful dog groomer, you will simply need to add practice to the techniques you have already learned. As a result, in this session, we'll walk you through styling some of the most popular dog breeds in step-by-step instructions.

Part 2: Grooming Puppies

It's a good idea to groom pups. Dogs learn a lot about what is dangerous and what they don't need to be concerned about during their first few months of life. Any encounter they don't have till they're ten months old or older will be brand new to them and perhaps frightening.

Module 9: Building Your Business

Part 1: Introduction

Let's figure out the details of how to apply for company start-up and expansion now that we've demonstrated that you're more than capable of grooming dogs and can make a profession out of it. This lesson will go over the components of a basic business plan as well as the legal obligations that small business owners and self-employed people must meet.

Part 2: Registering Your Business

This section will walk you through the process of registering your business and how to stay on the right side of the law. It goes into considerable depth about taxes, NI, and online registration. As a lone trader, registering with the Inland Revenue entails registering your business name.

Module 10: Marketing, Customers and Growth

Part 1: Marketing

We want to send you out into the world as a groomer in this final session so you may sell the talents you've learned. We'll discuss image and customer communication, as well as business marketing and how to expand your company in style.

Part 2: Happy Customers

Successful encounters with prospective clients will be the most crucial thing you can do until your client base is strong and you've established a pattern. Meeting new clients will most likely be a stressful event for you as your business grows. But you'll grow used to it in no time.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will become a qualified Dog Grooming Professional. You will also be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate, accepted by many Dog Grooming organizations worldwide.

The Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

 

Module 1: Working with Dogs

  • Part 1: Working with Dogs
  • Part 2: Dog Behaviour Basics
  • Part 3: Infection and Disease
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Canine Anatomy and Health

  • Part 1: Dog Skeleton
  • Part 2: Muscular System
  • Part 3: Coat and Skin Issues
  • Part 4: First Aid
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Essential Grooming Requirements

  • Part 1: Essential Grooming Requirements
  • Part 2: Combs and Brushes
  • Part 3: Hairdryers
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Getting Practical

  • Part 1: Getting Practical
  • Part 2: Ears
  • Part 3: Nails
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Time to Get Clean

  • Part 1: Canine Coat Types
  • Part 2: Preparing for the Bath
  • Part 3: Drying the Dog
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Styling Theory

  • Part 1: Spaniel Style
  • Part 2: Drop Coat Style
  • Part 3: Legs, Feet and Tail
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Styling in Practice

  • Part 1: Styling in Practice
  • Part 2: Creating Face Shapes
  • Part 3: Styling for a Dog Show
  • Part 4: Styling for a Dog Show
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Grooming and Paperwork

  • Part 1: Grooming and Paperwork
  • Part 2: Grooming Puppies
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Building Your Business

  • Part 1: Building Your Business
  • Part 2: Registering Your Business
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Marketing, Customers and Growth

  • Part 1: Marketing
  • Part 2: Happy Customers
  • Module 10 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

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  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Michelle L Bonan

26 March 2022 04:57:37 AM

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13 March 2022 11:07:53 PM

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Highly recommended to all doggie parents out there!

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26 January 2022 08:04:51 PM

My dog has been out of control lately and I needed some help. I didn't know what to do with him, but after taking the course, he's been much more obedient. He's even learned a few new tricks!

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26 January 2022 08:02:25 PM

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20 January 2022 03:47:32 PM

I was able to fix my dog's bad habits by following the tips outlined in this course and now he listens much better than he used to!

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