Bayton Road Industrial Estate
We are pleased to be an accredited training provider offering the ipetnetwork range of nationally recognised qualifications. The ipetnetwork Level 3 diploma in dog grooming & salon management is delivered over 30 days practical & theory training. Ipetnetwork have developed the qualification and are the awarding body regulated by Ofqual. The ipetnetwork Level 3 dog grooming & salon management diploma is recognised in the UK’s national education system at level 3 which is the equivalent of A level learning. Over the period of 30 days, students will groom a minimum of 10 different breeds in a minimum of 15 different styles but often many more where possible. There are no pre-requisites to starting the course, meaning you can join at level 3 without having completed a lower level (level 2) course first which can be a huge cost saving to students. Ipetnetwork are the team that wrote the popular OCN Level 3 diploma in dog grooming. Ipetnetwork are now a recognised awarding body & have further developed the original course they designed, meaning we as a training provider can offer a better & higher value Level 3 with the added benefit of salon management. Being part of the ipetnetwork team, with a qualification only allowed to be offered as one of ipetnetworks training providers, means we have better support & knowledge available to us as & when we may need it, further providing a quicker & more experienced communication network.
We offer training at our school 2 to 3 days per week (Saturdays not available)
Donna is the qualified tutor delivering the Level 3 diploma in dog grooming & salon management
INFORMATION & DETAILS ON OUR IPETNETWORK LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA IN DOG GROOMING
& SALON MANAGEMENT COURSE
COST: £4100 - SAVING OF £400 IF PAID IN ONE SUM
PAYMENT PLAN AVAILABLE: £2500 DEPOSIT TO BOOK, £1000 TO BE PAID ON DAY 10, £1000 TO BE PAID ON DAY 20
PRACTICAL Including a minimum of 10 different breeds in 15 styles plus 3 practical grooming assessments, emergency canine first aid
THEORY Online portfolio consisting of units & grooming diaries
DAYS: 30 DAYS OF THEORY & PRACTICAL IN OUR SCHOOL & HOME STUDY:
29 DAYS IN OUR WORKING SALON
SCISSOR SET & GROOMING JACKET TO KEEP (WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU INVEST IN SCISSORS/TOOLS AS YOU PROGRESS THROUGH YOUR COURSE - WE CAN OBTAIN STUDENT DISCOUNT WITH ASSOCIATED PROVIDERS)
MODEL DOGS PROVIDED
REGISTRATION & CERTIFICATION PROVIDED
ACCESS TO THE IPETNETWORK STUDENT GROUP
TEACHING PROVIDED BY QUALIFIED & CERTIFIED TEACHERS
ON GOING SUPPORT AFTER COMPLETION
TOTAL OF A MINIMUM OF 299 GUIDED LEARNING HOURS
ADDITIONAL 104 HOURS TO BE COMPLETED
(Extra hours/days maybe required to achieve minimum criteria)
PORTFOLIO MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN 4 WEEKS OF
Through practical & theory demonstration students will receive training in bathing, scissoring, clippering, nail trimming, ear plucking and the qualification course includes hand-stripping.
Units included within this qualification are:
Students are continually assessed via practical demonstration and portfolio evidence. You don’t have to sit an exam or complete a level 2 in order to achieve this qualification. This holistic approach has been welcomed by students internationally. Ipetnetwork wants to take the pressure out of adult learning and this approach appeals to a wide range of students. We are striving to improve industry standards by ensuring students walk out of our doors qualified, confident and competent.
The ipetnetwork Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming will demonstrate to an employer or the general public that you have the necessary technical skills and knowledge to successfully groom a variety of dogs. This is a formal, regulated, nationally recognised qualification that will remain relevant throughout your career and can only be achieved by reaching the required skill level. It has been designed specifically for those looking to become professional dog groomers or those who already groom dogs (as a hobby or career) but do not currently hold a nationally recognised qualification.
We offer salon experience days (£100) to come & spend a day with us seeing what it really is like to have a career in the dog grooming industry! If you book our full Level 3 diploma within 7 days of the experience day then we take the difference off the total course price.
A fast-track option is also available for experienced groomers seeking a formal qualification to confirm their skill level or those who have undertaken other qualifications but see the benefit in gaining the iPET Network seal of approval. Please contact us for further details or to talk through the course most suitable to you.
INFORMATION & DETAILS ON OUR IPETNETWORK ACCREDITED EMERGENCY CANINE FIRST AID COURSE
PRACTICAL Including demonstrations on dogs & practical lifesaving assessments
THEORY Excercises combined with theory
DAYS: 1 DAY OF PRACTICAL & THEORY IN OUR SCHOOL
DAYS: 1 DAY OF THEORY & PRACTICAL IN OUR SCHOOL:
TOTAL OF 4 - 5 HOURS
Our 1 day Canine First Aid Course is perfect for owners and professionals alike who want to be prepared should a pet need emergency treatment. Our course covers the most commonly faced canine needs such as how to treat injury, allergic reactions, stings, poisoning, choking, seizures, CPR, hypothermia and much more.
A combination of theory and practical exercises (with some of our brilliant demo dogs), we aim to prepare you with the knowledge required should you ever be faced with an emergency situation.
Our course is accredited through the Open College Network West Midlands and each student will receive a recognised certificate for their learning. This certificate is valid for 3 years before requiring a refresher training day.
INFORMATION & DETAILS ON OUR INTRODUCTORY 5 DAY DOG GROOMING COURSE
COST: £1000 (DEPOSIT OF £500 REQUIRED - NON REFUNDABLE)
PRACTICAL Basic handling
THEORY Opportunity to keep record of work with basic theory included
DAYS: 5 DAYS OF THEORY & PRACTICAL IN OUR SCHOOL:
TOTAL OF 35 HOURS
This course is the first step in learning all about dog grooming and trying your hand at some of the less complex styles. Developed over 5 days it is perfect for students who have little knowledge of dogs but who are interested in a career in dog grooming. It is also an ideal course for dog owners who wish to learn how to correctly groom a specific breed in a variety of styles.
The course will include units such as tools of the trade, basic handling, bathing, nail trimming, clipping and scissoring techniques. On completion of this course you will know whether you wish to pursue a career in dog grooming or if your new skills are just for your dogs to enjoy.
INFORMATION & DETAILS ON OUR FOUNDATION 10 DAY DOG GROOMING COURSE
COST: £1980 (DEPOSIT OF £1000 REQUIRED - NON REFUNDABLE)
PRACTICAL Further handling skills, scissoring & clipping techniques
THEORY Opportunity to keep record of work with basic theory, included legislation, health & safety, animal welfare
DAYS: 10 DAYS OF THEORY & PRACTICAL IN OUR SCHOOL:
TOTAL OF 70 HOURS
This course is a leap up from the Introductory Course offering further practical and hands on skill practice. Packed into 10 days you will touch on different aspects of dog grooming, this is the perfect course length to fit around your current employment or lifestyle. In this course you will gain knowledge of the most popular dog breeds seen in a grooming salon. The study level will appeal to potential employers in a salon job application and enable you to display an array of skills. This course may also appeal to students who have experience in grooming but wish to re-fresh their skills on suitable dog models in a grooming salon environment.
The course will include further details on tools of the trade, animal welfare legislation, handling, bathing, nail trimming, clipping and scissoring techniques, ear plucking, breed specific styling, health and safety in the salon, choosing the right products for the dog and distinguishing between different coat types to ensure the correct grooming methods are used.
INFORMATION & DETAILS ON OUR SALON EXPERIENCE DAYS
PRACTICAL Experience a real working salon & see if this is the career for you
DAYS: 1 DAY OF SHADOWING US IN OUR SCHOOL:
AGE 16 PLUS
TOTAL OF 6 HOURS
Our salon experience days are tailored for people who want to gain vital work experience in a fully operational grooming salon. You will spend the day working alongside an experienced stylist who can show you varying methods and techniques to suit the dogs through the door that day.
Salon experience days are also great for those considering a career in Dog Grooming. You can get a feeling for this exciting and rewarding career and ask as many questions as you like!
INFORMATION & DETAILS ON OUR GROOM YOUR OWN DOG DAYS
PRACTICAL Learn to groom your own dog
THEORY Advice on equipment & styles
DAYS: 1 DAY OF PRACTICAL GROOMING IN OUR SCHOOL:
TOTAL OF 6 - 8 HOURS
Bring your dog along & spend a day with us learning to groom from start to finish. Including bathing, drying, grooming, advice on styles & equipment.