Animal Care

Dog Grooming Level 3 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The course will run again in the 2021 academic year and will run for one year. Exact start date is to be confirmed.

Entry requirements

If you wish to join this course you must hold the Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants.

You will achieve

City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming

Course overview

Achievement of this qualification will allow you to demonstrate that you have the necessary technical skills and knowledge to work as a professional dog groomer.

Course content

The areas of study are:

  • Health and safety, legislation and code of practice for the dog grooming industry
  • Preparing, styling and finishing a dog
  • Health checking and handling a dog in a dog grooming environment
  • Customer service and record keeping in a dog grooming environment

A written exam which covers the knowledge and understanding within the qualification

A practical assignment which covers health checks, first aid and grooming of dogs with different coat types and for different requirements

  • Aprons will be provided in the dog grooming room, non-slip full covered shoes must be worn for all practical sessions.
  • You will be required to provide dogs for the practical sessions

Wigfield Farm
Haverlands Lane
S70 5NQ

Professional Dog Groomer

How much does the course cost?

Course fee: £3,400

Extra information

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.



For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Dog Grooming Level 3 Part-time

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