The Level 3 Dog Grooming Diploma covers a range of topics such as health and safety, legislation, preparing, styling and finishing a dog, health checking and handling a dog in a dog grooming environment and customer service, to ensure that students are fully prepared as professional dog groomers.
The course covers a range of topics such as:
- Health and safety
- Styling and finishing a dog
- Health checking
- Handling a dog in a dog grooming environment
- Customer service.
The course will run one day per week for 50 teaching weeks.
If you are aged 19 and over you can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan to cover the costs of the course. Please visit Gov.uk for more information or contact Student Services on 01964 553000.
Students are assessed by a written exam, assignments and practical grooming exams which also cover health checks and first aid.
People who take this course could go onto progress within or into the animal industry and in the grooming sector.
- Overalls / protective clothing – recommendations will be discussed at first session
- Grooming scissors – recommendations will be discussed at the first session
- Sturdy shoes or boots, e.g. walking boots. Not trainers.
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Candidates are required to have successfully passed Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants course. Proven experience in the grooming industry will NOT allow you onto the Level 3 course.
BTEC Level 3 in Animal Management
Casey spent a year at a sixth form college but did not enjoy the environment there and says she is far happier now she is at Bishop Burton College. She works as a pet sitter to complement her studies.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: Everything! I love the hands-on nature of the course, the excellent relationship between students and staff and the friendly atmosphere. You are really treated like a grown up here.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: I enjoy the variety of subjects covered and the board range of career possibilities it opens up.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: In the future I would like to focus on vet nursing and develop my career in this area.