City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants 7863-02          

15 Day Course

 

The Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants is an introductory course for students looking to begin or build a career in the dog grooming industry. Students will learn the bathing and drying process on a vast amount of dog breeds, and will learn basic trimming on a variety of breeds preparing them for further dog grooming qualifications.

This qualification is suitable for those candidates who have no prior experience in dog grooming. 

The Level 2 qualification is a mandatory prerequisite qualification and would need to be gained before you can progress to the Level 3 Dog Grooming Diploma

 

 About the Course 
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This course is for those who want to become a highly skilled Dog Grooming Assistant. The subjects you will be taught on this course include :-

  • Basic dog anatomy

  • Dog behaviour

  • Dog breeds and coat types

  • Salon equipment overview, and salon and equipment hygiene

  • Health checks and recognising and handling health problems

  • Correct handling of dogs in the bath and on the table

  • Choosing the correct products, drying methods and tools for different coats

  • Ear cleansing & nail clipping

  • Styling using clipper and scissoring methods

  • De-matting methods

  • Parasite control

 

The Level 2 course consists of 8 different units:

  • Preparing and grooming dogs prior to bathing

  • Bathing of dogs

  • Drying dogs and preparing a dog for styling

  • Carrying out trimming of a dog’s coat to prepare for styling

  • Moving and lifting dogs

  • Maintaining the cleanliness and biosecurity of the dog grooming environment

  • Professional conduct

  • An introduction to anatomical features, breed characteristics and behaviour of dogs

  • Home learning studies is also required.

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Why choose a City and Guilds dog grooming course with us?

Our City and Guilds Level 2 Dog Grooming course is run by a City & Guilds qualified experienced groomer/tutor, with the necessary level 3 teaching qualification. Each course has a maximum of 2 students per day to ensure 100% attention and one to one support, due to this factor all courses are on a 'first come first served basis.' 

 

We are very flexible with our training, we can work around your commitments, offering one to five days per week, 9.30am - 5.30pm. This is a 15 day course which is the City & Guilds minimum requirement. Our courses are professional and well structured, we will provide you with full support, confidence and help you through the whole journey.

Our Level 2 course is run over 183 guided learning hours which is the minimum hours required by City and Guilds to gain the full Level 2 qualification.  If you have had grooming experience we can also offer reduced learning hours training to gain the qualification, please email theposhpaw@yahoo.com for more information.

 

You are required to have all of your equipment before you start.  We can provide you with the full starter kit at a reduced rate should you wish to purchase this from us.

We strive to get every student from beginner to a happy professional and would love to welcome you to The Posh Paw.

To book a space on this course please email us at theposhpaw@yahoo.com to agree the course dates, once dates have been agreed a booking form will be emailed to you, complete the booking form and send back to us with the appropriate payment, upon booking we require a 25% deposit with the full amount to be paid two weeks prior to the start of the course. We work on a first come first served basis so your dates will only be secure once the 25% deposit clears in our account. Once payment has been received a confirmation and placement offer will be sent by return. 

You can also add our endorsed Canine First Aid Course to this certification.