Certificate in Dog Grooming Online Course

Learn How To Groom Your Dog


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Learn How To Groom Your Dog

 Do you love working with animals and want to direct your career towards spending your day pampering and grooming them? Are you looking to secure a position in dog grooming or maybe start your own mobile business in your local area? Then the dog grooming certificate may be the right option for you.

Introduction to the dog grooming certificate

The dog grooming certification course is an information-packed course that is broken down into easy to manage modules which you can study at your own pace and in the comfort of your own home. Each module focuses on different elements of dog grooming, providing you with the knowledge you need to make the animal comfortable, exceed at the job and achieve success moving forward.

The course is online, which enables you to study from anywhere at any time using any device. You get a lifetime access to your course modules, so you can revert back to them as and when needed with ease.

Once you have completed the course, you will be required to complete a multiple choice test. On successful completion you will be able to download and print your industry recognised certificate without delay. In the event you don't pass the test the first time, you will be given a second chance to take the test, once you have had the time to go over the course notes.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • Learn why pet grooming is important, what equipment you need and your personality when dealing with animals.
  • Get to understand the history behind pet grooming.
  • Understand the anatomy of dogs, basic health, parasites and maintaining health.
  • The importance of a pre-grooming health assessment and keeping clients updated on their pet's health.
  • Learn about the various skin and health disorders, along with the best way to groom a dog.
  • Get valuable information on starting your own pet grooming business from identifying if it is the right choice for you to creating a business plan and more.
  • Learn how to train dogs to enjoy a bath, steps leading up to a bath and bathing a fearful dog.
  • Know how to set up your grooming area, workstation requirements, tools you will need, lighting and airflow.
  • Learn when a dog should be referred to a vet.
  • Learn the best way to bath a dog from the clothes you should be wearing to getting the dog in the bath.
  • Learn the best way to dry a dog. Get an understanding on why shaking is so important, identify the best methods from air and towel drying to drying between the pads on the paws and more.
  • Understand detailed grooming, such as nail clipping, eyes, ears, teeth and feet.
  • Get a good understanding why you need to keep your workstation neat and tidy and why appearance is so important.
  • Learn the various grooming emergencies from untangling knots to working with rescue dogs to emergencies and more.
  • Know the law. Know what is expected of you as a business owner in the dog grooming industry from first aid to basic health and safety.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Dog Grooming
  2. Comprehensive 15 module Accredited Certificate In Dog Grooming  Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Dog Grooming experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this Courses for Success program, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Introduction

  • Introduction to pet grooming and why it is necessary
  • Why we need to be calm and assertive when dealing with dogs
  • Who can become a pet groomer
  • What equipment is required for pet grooming

Module 2 : History of Dog Grooming

  • Man's historic relationship with dogs
  • The emergence of dog grooming
  • When dog grooming was first undertaken
  • The emergence of grooming from the purely practical to a fashion trend

Module 3 : Anatomy and Health, Parasites, Infections & Zoonotic diseases in dogs

  • The anatomy of dogs
  • Basic health and how to maintain it
  • Parasites - external and internal
  • Infections

Module 4 : Pre-grooming Health Assessment

  • The importance of a pre-grooming health check
  • Why it is vital that your client knows the results of the check
  • How to handle a dog during the check
  • Why a checklist is important

Module 5 : Coat and Skin Disorders and How to Groom a Dog

  • How to identify skin disorders and what to do about them
  • How to identify coat disorders and how to treat them
  • What affects a dog's coat
  • The tools you need for grooming

Module 6 : Getting Started

  • Whether or not pet grooming is for you
  • The avenues open to people wanting to start in pet grooming
  • Starting your own pet grooming business
  • A business plan

Module 7 : Animal Training, Dealing with Difficult Dogs & Training for Grooming

  • Training animals to enjoy bath time - the basics
  • Step-by-step approach to bath time
  • Preparing for bathing a fearful dog
  • The bathing sequence

Module 8 : Prepping the Work Area

  • Setting up the ideal work area
  • Lighting, air flow, and safety considerations
  • Workstation requirements
  • The tools required

Module 9 : Pre-bath Preparation

  • Why thorough pre-grooming checks are important
  • If and when you should abandon a grooming session and refer the dog to a vet
  • What to look for in tooth and ear inspections
  • How to deal with the coats of different types of dogs

Module 10 : How to Bath a Dog

  • Precautions
  • Clothing
  • Getting the dog into the bath
  • Washing the dog

Module 11 : Drying a Dog

  • Why the shake is so important
  • Air drying
  • Towel drying technique
  • Detailed drying of paws and other concealed areas

Module 12 : Detail Grooming (Clipping, Scissoring, Eyes, Ears, Teeth, Feet, Bottoms)

  • The ears and how to clean them
  • Cleaning around the eyes
  • Teeth and gum health and cleaning, and when to hand over to a vet
  • Trimming claws, shaping paws

Module 13 : Cleaning Your Working Environment

  • Why appearances matter
  • Designing with an eye to cleaning and hygiene, and flea traps
  • Where to start cleaning
  • How to clean

Module 14 : Grooming Specialities

  • Grooming emergencies
  • Rescue dogs
  • Grooming care dogs
  • Untangling the worst knots

Module 15: Law in the Workplace, First Aid and Emergency Care

  • The law and the workplace
  • Safety in the workplace
  • Basic minimum safety precautions
  • First aid training

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

About this Course

Learn How To Groom Your Dog

 Do you love working with animals and want to direct your career towards spending your day pampering and grooming them? Are you looking to secure a position in dog grooming or maybe start your own mobile business in your local area? Then the dog grooming certificate may be the right option for you.

Introduction to the dog grooming certificate

The dog grooming certification course is an information-packed course that is broken down into easy to manage modules which you can study at your own pace and in the comfort of your own home. Each module focuses on different elements of dog grooming, providing you with the knowledge you need to make the animal comfortable, exceed at the job and achieve success moving forward.

The course is online, which enables you to study from anywhere at any time using any device. You get a lifetime access to your course modules, so you can revert back to them as and when needed with ease.

Once you have completed the course, you will be required to complete a multiple choice test. On successful completion you will be able to download and print your industry recognised certificate without delay. In the event you don't pass the test the first time, you will be given a second chance to take the test, once you have had the time to go over the course notes.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • Learn why pet grooming is important, what equipment you need and your personality when dealing with animals.
  • Get to understand the history behind pet grooming.
  • Understand the anatomy of dogs, basic health, parasites and maintaining health.
  • The importance of a pre-grooming health assessment and keeping clients updated on their pet's health.
  • Learn about the various skin and health disorders, along with the best way to groom a dog.
  • Get valuable information on starting your own pet grooming business from identifying if it is the right choice for you to creating a business plan and more.
  • Learn how to train dogs to enjoy a bath, steps leading up to a bath and bathing a fearful dog.
  • Know how to set up your grooming area, workstation requirements, tools you will need, lighting and airflow.
  • Learn when a dog should be referred to a vet.
  • Learn the best way to bath a dog from the clothes you should be wearing to getting the dog in the bath.
  • Learn the best way to dry a dog. Get an understanding on why shaking is so important, identify the best methods from air and towel drying to drying between the pads on the paws and more.
  • Understand detailed grooming, such as nail clipping, eyes, ears, teeth and feet.
  • Get a good understanding why you need to keep your workstation neat and tidy and why appearance is so important.
  • Learn the various grooming emergencies from untangling knots to working with rescue dogs to emergencies and more.
  • Know the law. Know what is expected of you as a business owner in the dog grooming industry from first aid to basic health and safety.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Dog Grooming
  2. Comprehensive 15 module Accredited Certificate In Dog Grooming  Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Dog Grooming experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this Courses for Success program, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Introduction

  • Introduction to pet grooming and why it is necessary
  • Why we need to be calm and assertive when dealing with dogs
  • Who can become a pet groomer
  • What equipment is required for pet grooming

Module 2 : History of Dog Grooming

  • Man's historic relationship with dogs
  • The emergence of dog grooming
  • When dog grooming was first undertaken
  • The emergence of grooming from the purely practical to a fashion trend

Module 3 : Anatomy and Health, Parasites, Infections & Zoonotic diseases in dogs

  • The anatomy of dogs
  • Basic health and how to maintain it
  • Parasites - external and internal
  • Infections

Module 4 : Pre-grooming Health Assessment

  • The importance of a pre-grooming health check
  • Why it is vital that your client knows the results of the check
  • How to handle a dog during the check
  • Why a checklist is important

Module 5 : Coat and Skin Disorders and How to Groom a Dog

  • How to identify skin disorders and what to do about them
  • How to identify coat disorders and how to treat them
  • What affects a dog's coat
  • The tools you need for grooming

Module 6 : Getting Started

  • Whether or not pet grooming is for you
  • The avenues open to people wanting to start in pet grooming
  • Starting your own pet grooming business
  • A business plan

Module 7 : Animal Training, Dealing with Difficult Dogs & Training for Grooming

  • Training animals to enjoy bath time - the basics
  • Step-by-step approach to bath time
  • Preparing for bathing a fearful dog
  • The bathing sequence

Module 8 : Prepping the Work Area

  • Setting up the ideal work area
  • Lighting, air flow, and safety considerations
  • Workstation requirements
  • The tools required

Module 9 : Pre-bath Preparation

  • Why thorough pre-grooming checks are important
  • If and when you should abandon a grooming session and refer the dog to a vet
  • What to look for in tooth and ear inspections
  • How to deal with the coats of different types of dogs

Module 10 : How to Bath a Dog

  • Precautions
  • Clothing
  • Getting the dog into the bath
  • Washing the dog

Module 11 : Drying a Dog

  • Why the shake is so important
  • Air drying
  • Towel drying technique
  • Detailed drying of paws and other concealed areas

Module 12 : Detail Grooming (Clipping, Scissoring, Eyes, Ears, Teeth, Feet, Bottoms)

  • The ears and how to clean them
  • Cleaning around the eyes
  • Teeth and gum health and cleaning, and when to hand over to a vet
  • Trimming claws, shaping paws

Module 13 : Cleaning Your Working Environment

  • Why appearances matter
  • Designing with an eye to cleaning and hygiene, and flea traps
  • Where to start cleaning
  • How to clean

Module 14 : Grooming Specialities

  • Grooming emergencies
  • Rescue dogs
  • Grooming care dogs
  • Untangling the worst knots

Module 15: Law in the Workplace, First Aid and Emergency Care

  • The law and the workplace
  • Safety in the workplace
  • Basic minimum safety precautions
  • First aid training

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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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 070NSA64
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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