Course Description

Dog and Pet Grooming

Career Academy

Career Academy run this online Dog and Pet Grooming course across Ireland.

Save money by learning to groom your own pets or get a foot in the door of the fast-growing pet grooming industry. Our online Dog and Pet Grooming course covers animal handling, health and safety, caring for the skin and coat, preparing for showing and more. Become a professional pet groomer and start your own business!

Key Benefits

  • Gain a nationally recognised certificate of achievement
  • Developed by members of the National Dog Groomers Association
  • Learn to groom pets and know how to provide effective care for your pet
  • Determine the typical daily needs of an animal, both physical and psychological
  • Become a professional and qualified dog groomer – work at home, as a mobile groomer or in a salon

This online course is designed for:

  • People who want to start their own pet grooming business or work in the industry
  • Animal owners who want to give their pets the best care and grooming possible

Course Summary

Assessments: 10 modules / 10 assignments. Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Duration: 100 hours, approximately 10 hours per module. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.

Delivery and support: Online with tutor support via email or phone

This course consists of 10 modules:

1. Scope and Nature of Grooming

2. Animal Biology

3. Caring for the Skin and Coat

4. Specialised Grooming Tasks

5. Handling Animals

6. Grooming Dogs

7. Grooming Exotic Animals

8. Safety in Grooming Workplace

9. Preparing for Showing

10. Starting a dog grooming business (optional module)

Investment: €149 or only €25 per week on an interest FREE payment plan.

College Name Career Academy
Course Category Agriculture & Veterinary, Animal Care
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 2
Delivery mode Elearning
Course Fee €399
Course Duration 100 hours, approximately 10 hours per module. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.
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Course Provider

Career Academy

Suite 1208, 77 Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin, Ireland

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