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:
- 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
- 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, for every student that completes, The Career Academy makes a donation.
Free book worth $150 with this course!
This is 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, 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.
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.
We donate to the SPCA when you complete!
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
This course covers ten modules
ANCG163 – Scope and Nature of Grooming Animals
ANCG103 – Animal Biology
ANCG116 – Care of the Coat and Skin
ANCG136 – Dog Grooming Techniques
ANCG138 – Grooming Other Types of Animals
ANCG155 – Other Grooming Tasks
ANCG141 – Handling Animals During Grooming
ANCG165 – Show Grooming
ANCG139 – Grooming Safety
ANCG168 – 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
★★★★★ “I chose to study with the career academy to gain knowledge of dog grooming. I have enrolled in another course now which is more hands on and I feel very confident going it to it with the knowledge that I have learned. thanks you to Sam and Katie who corrected my assignments. they gave me excellent feed back which was very helpful and they gave me great confidence throughout the course. absolutely brilliant tutors, thanks again” – Aine Ryan