ANCN1018 – Dog Grooming to Business Pathway
Fast Track Your Dog Grooming Start Up!
In the first portion of this course you’ll learn about nutrition, exercise, training, hygiene and common health issues, so you can offer your pet a long and happy life. The second portion covers dog handling, health and safety, caring for the skin and coat, preparing for showing and more. The third teaches you how to start a business alongside 4 hours of practical one to one tuition and mentoring with our experienced and well renowned dog grooming team.
All courses include:
- Learn to care for your dog through nutrition, exercise and hygiene.
- Understand common health problems and their treatments.
- Be able to provide effective practical training for your dog.
- 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
- Receive a FREE 12 month membership to the Auckland Chamber of Commerce valued $350
- 4 x 1 hour skype / video sessions with a trainer
FREE 12 month membership to the ACC
Free hard copy book worth $150!
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.
Our students say
★★★★★ “Very impressed with the course, it made a lot of sense. My tutor is always there to help whenever I need it!” – Harriet Gregory
★★★★★ “Tutors are very helpful and make contact really quickly.” – Helen Alty
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 SPCA on completion
Investment: $1750 + GST or only $25 per week on an interest FREE payment plan.
Assessments: 27 modules / 27 assignments, and 4 x 1 hour live tutor sessions.
Pre-requisites: None. Enrol today and start when you are ready
Duration: 12 months/250 hours (approximately 10 hours per module). Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.
Access time: We allow up to 12 months access to this course.
Delivery and support: Online with unlimited tutor support via email or phone
Course Level: 6
Covering four modules
ANCG149 – Introduction to Dog Care
ANCG114 – Canine Biology
ANCG125 – Dog Health – Part 1
ANCG126 – Dog Health – Part 2
ANCG131 – Exploring Dog Breeds
ANCG124 – Dog Breeding
ANCG123 – Dog Behaviour and Training
ANCG137 – Grooming Dogs
ANCG154 – Other Dog Services
Dog and Pet Grooming
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
Start your own business
ABKN201 – Starting Up
ABKG186 – Preparing your Business Plan
MGTG129 – Marketing and Social Media
ABKN122 – Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
ABKG185 – Planning for Profit
ABKN214 – Fundamentals of Payroll
ABKN133 – Understanding GST
ABKN189 – Financial Statement Analysis
Practical one to one Tuition
Brushing and Combing
Clipping and Trimming
Advice on Starting a Business / Getting Your First Step on the Dog Grooming Rung
Declan Scott – Business Coach
Declan has a significant amount of both bookkeeping and business experience. He is a University Lecturer and a facilitator. He has run several small businesses and enjoys helping students set up their own successful bookkeeping business.