ANCN1007 – Certificate in Dog & Pet Grooming
Groom your pets at home or become a professional Dog groomer!
Save money by learning to groom your own pet or get a foot in the door of the fast-growing pet grooming industry. Our 100 hour online course covers animal handling, health and safety, caring for the skin and coat, preparing for showing and more.
All courses include:
- Gain a Certificate of Achievement
- Understand a wide range of pet needs and become a professional Dog Groomer
- 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
- Gain the skills to groom your own dog, work at home or as a mobile groomer or in a salon with other qualified groomers
- This course has been reviewed by SPCA NZ
Complimentary book worth $150 when you buy this course!
This is the NEW SECOND EDITION of the book that has set the industry standard for grooming reference guides. You get step-by-step instructions and beautiful, easy to follow illustrations that have made this book a must-have for groomers and stylists world-wide. Written by esteemed stylist, speaker, and judge, Melissa Verplank (CMG) and featuring gorgeous illustrations by renowned wildlife artist Lisa Van Sweden, this amazing guide is based on Ms. Verplank’s years of experience and expert grooming skills. Notes From the Grooming Table has put thousands on the path to beautiful grooming.
Scope and Nature of Grooming Animals
Care of the Coat and Skin
Dog Grooming Techniques
Grooming Other Types of Animals
Other Grooming Tasks
Handling Animals During Grooming
The Business of Grooming
What our students say
★★★★★ “Good course, really enjoying it. Tutors are very helpful and make contact really quickly. Found the folder really helpful.” – Helen Alty
★★★★★ “I needed a course I could do from home… I really enjoyed learning about the other aspects of this course and looking forward to doing more studies through you… excellent overall” – Jenny Sharpe
Investment: $595 + GST or only $25 per week on an interest free payment plan.
Assessments: 10 modules / 10 assignments. Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments
Pre-requisites: None. Enrol today and start when you are ready.
Duration: 100 hours (approximately 10 hours per module). Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.
Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete.
Delivery and support: Online with tutor support via email or phone
Course Level: 4
Accredited by ICOES
ICOES, the International Council for Online Educational Standards guarantees you a high standard of content with measurable outcomes from a reputable training organisation. ICOES is the accrediting body that establishes, monitors and continually develops the educational standards of online teaching institutions.
Support the SPCA when you complete
For every student that completes one of our dog care courses, we make a donation to the SPCA in Auckland.