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Professional Dog Grooming, Training and Obedience

Course Overview


Payment Plan

This course can be paid off through an interest-free payment plan of between $35 – $45 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.

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This course is made up of 2 subjects containing 37 core units of study. The amount of time required to complete this course is approximately 150 hours of study.



Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.



A Certificate of Attainment will be issued upon completion of your course. 



Online 24/7 access to your course allowing you to study when it suits your schedule. When you are ready to study, the learning management system is ready to teach.

Does your dream career involve being surrounded by dogs every day, whilst earning a steady and sustainable income? Do you love the idea of delving into the canine mind, discovering how they think and feel, in order to provide them with a superior quality of care and training? Then our Professional Dog Grooming, Training & Obedience short course is perfect for you!

In this course, we begin with the key technical knowledge and skills for you to master superior grooming. You will learn everything from canine classification, treating different coat types, clipping equipment and techniques, safety and first aid procedures, plus marketing your grooming services using social media. Then we dive into training and obedience, exploring the world of canine psychology. Here, you will receive practical training on how to shape positive, constructive canine behaviours, facilitate desensitization for dogs and also how to tackle undesirable domestic behaviours too.

If you are someone who is enthusiastic to develop your canine credibility and expertise, you are in the right place with this short course. Created by two of the best dog groomers in the industry, begin learning from the best in the business today! 

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Course Outline

Subject 1 – Professional Dog Grooming

  • Unit 1 – Introduction
  • Unit 2 – Canine Classification
  • Unit 3 – Introduction to ANKC and Dog Breeds Groups
  • Unit 4 – Before You Start
  • Unit 5 – Occupational Health and Safety
  • Unit 6 – Canine Anatomy
  • Unit 7 – Dog Handling
  • Unit 8 – Safety and Restraints
  • Unit 9 – Danger Points
  • Unit 10 – First Aid
  • Unit 11 – Products, Tools and Maintenance
  • Unit 12 – The Basics
  • Unit 13 – Coat Types
  • Unit 14 – Introduction – Skin and Hair
  • Unit 15 – Clipping and Scissoring
  • Unit 16 – Clipping Techniques
  • Unit 17 – Scissor Skills
  • Unit 18 – Types of Feet
  • Unit 19 – Mixed Breeds Grooming
  • Unit 20 – Breed Specific Grooming
  • Unit 21 – Breed Specific Pet Grooming – Group 1 Toys
  • Unit 22 – Breed Specific Pet Grooming – Group 2 Terriers
  • Unit 23 – Breed Specific Pet Grooming – Group 3 Gundogs
  • Unit 24 – Breed Specific Pet Grooming – Group 4 Hounds
  • Unit 25 – Breed Specific Pet Grooming – Group 5 Working Dogs
  • Unit 26 – Breed Specific Pet Grooming – Group 6 Utility
  • Unit 27 – Breed Specific Pet Grooming – Group 7 Non Sporting
  • Unit 28 – Grooming Extras
  • Unit 29 – Time To Get Your Groom On PLUS
  • Unit 30 – Instagram Marketing OR Unit 30 – Facebook Marketing

Subject 2 – Dog Training and Obedience

  • Unit 31 – Introduction
  • Unit 32 – Canine Behavioural Development
  • Unit 33 – Canine Psychology
  • Unit 34 – Recognising and Modifying Canine Behaviour
  • Unit 35 – Undesirable Domestic Behaviours
  • Unit 36 – Foundation of Obedience Training
  • Unit 37 – Dog Obedience Training
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