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Pet Grooming Courses

Get ready for an exciting new career! 

Welcome we are passionate about supporting graduates on their journey to enter the dog grooming industry with confidence to become highly successful individuals in their chosen careers.


Our two Ofqual regulated courses are work based assessed qualifications and accredited.
Awarded by OCNNI Open College Network nationally recognised awarding body developed
in conjunction with the International Animal Care College and supported by Lantra using the
industry NOS National Occupational Standards.

Clare has over 13 years industry experience.

  • Clare also holds a Level 6 QQI Diploma with distinction in Training Needs, Evaluation and Design.

  • OCNNI level 3 Diploma in Commercial Dog Grooming and Salon Management. 

Courses

The courses are structured with a mixture of online learning and

in salon practical classes. Classes are run from Monday to Wednesday including Saturdays

Course Qualification

OCCNI Level 3 Certificate

in Commercial Dog Grooming and

Salon Management.

Ofqual /CCEA regulated qualification

OCCNI Level 3 Diploma

in Commercial Dog Grooming

Animal Welfare and Salon Management Ofqual/CCEA regulated qualification

Qualified in

Dog Grooming and salon management.

 

Dog grooming, styling and hand stripping, animal welfare, salon management, pet CPCR and first aid

Entitlements

Member of the Guild of Pet Professionals Post

Nominational Title PCG.

Professional Certified Groomer

 

Membership of the Guild of Pet Professionals Post 

Nominational title – APCG 

Professional Certified Groomer

Taster days

Please enrol on a taster day before committing to a full course.
What you get:
A full practical hands-on grooming lesson to give you an idea of what is involved in grooming a dog

An information pack on grooming set up
costs and general information on a career in grooming

Course fee is €190
Lesson and course fee are refundable on booking a full course.

 

Sign below on enrolment form and to make your payment.

On receipt of enrolment, we will email you a list of current availably days to choose from.

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  • All training takes place in Clare’s Dog Grooming School in Portlaoise, Co. Laois, Ireland.

  • This hi-tech salon only teaches a maximum of three students per practical class. 

  • Students are given their own workstation and dog to work on from start to finish

       per lesson and will be thought on a one-to-one basis for the practical parts of the course.

  • All courses come with a unique payment plan available, a range of home study learning material and our Pet First Aid and CPCR parts of the course are taught by industry renowned Dr. Sophie Bell Qualified veterinary surgeon and groomer.

 

Enrol today and bring a dream career into reality!

Please find the qualifications handbook for both courses for your consideration.
PDF Certificate
PDF Diploma

Payment plan available

Diploma course – 25 days - €5750


Bathing, Drying and Grooming Prep -
Handling and Restraint Techniques -
Basic Commercial Clipping and Styling -
Advanced Commercial Clipping and Styling and scissoring techniques -
Commercial Hand stripping Techniques -
Health and Safety and Salon Management -
Promote Monitor and Maintain Health and Welfare -

Business Salon Management, Pricing, Business Equipment Set up -
Equipment Maintenance -
CPCR and First-Aid Inc Advanced Care

Certificate Course – 15 days - €3750

 

Bathing, Drying and Grooming Prep -
Handling and Restraint Techniques -
Basic Commercial Clipping and Styling -
Health and Safety and Salon Management -
Promote Monitor and Maintain Health and Welfare -
Business Salon Management -
Equipment Maintenance -

Course Certificate

 

Qualification: Ofqual Regulated OCNNI Level 3 Certificate in Commercial Dog Grooming

and Salon Management.
Attendance: 15 lessons plus 20 hours online study.
Course fee: €3750. Fees include: 15 lessons, online home study package, grooming overall,
grooming and salon management manuals, styling charts, qualifications registration,
assessment and certification.

On successful completion of the course students will be able to use CPG – Certified Professional Groomers Post nominal after their name and will receive an IACC Certificate of training as well as their official Qualification Certificate and Qualified Window Stickers.
Pay in full and save €150
Course fee: €3750
Di
scounted rate: €3600

€1000 enrolment deposit is required

Payment options before commencement of the course must be confirmed when paying the deposit.

Course Diploma

 

Qualification: Ofqual Regulated OCNNI Level 3 Diploma in Commercial Dog Grooming, Animal Welfare & Salon Management includes Pet CPR and First-Aid and Business Salon Management.

Attendance: 25 lessons plus 5o hours online home study.

Two Free Improver Grooming days within 12 months of completion of the course. Course Fee: €5750

Fee includes: 25 lessons, online home study package, grooming overall grooming and business salon management manuals, styling charts, qualification registration assessment and certification.

On successful completion of the course students will be able to use ACPG– Advanced Certified Professional Groomers

Post nominal after there name and will receive an IACC certificate of training as well as their official

Qualification Certificate and Qualified Window Stickers.

Course fee: €5750

Pay in full and save: €250

Discounted price: €5500

Enrolment Deposit: €1000

Payment options before the commencement of the course must be confirmed when paying the deposit

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