Dog Grooming - Level 3 (Diploma)

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

What will you be working towards?

Code 7129
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This programme is designed to provide you with a sound knowledge and skills of all aspects of dog grooming. You will learn various breed standards and variations, including scissoring, hand stripping and clipping techniques. This course will also include first aid and customer care.


The programme content includes:

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

How will it be delivered?

The assessment for this qualification will require you to achieve in:

  • 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.

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • Level 2 City & Guilds Dog Grooming Assistants course, with good attendance and progress reviews. If you are aged 19 or older, relevant industry experience may be accepted.

You will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.