Groomarts Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming & Salon Management

Intensive | 20 Days | 4 Weeks | iPET Network

Intensive Dog Grooming Diploma Key Facts:

    • 28 Dogs Groomed Per Student
    • 20 Days Practical Education
    • Monday - Friday for 4-week  
    • Theory and Practical Grooming Training 
    • Assessment via Three Practical Grooms and Workbook - No exam! 
    • No Prior Experience Required

    Groomarts Academy's Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management can be studied over 20 practical training days through an intensive course method. This comprehensive course encompasses all the essential skills and knowledge required to qualify as a professional dog groomer and to open your own dog grooming salon or business. The focus is on practical education to teach students a grooming routine that leaves them confident, skilled, and ready to start a new career, equipped to tackle any challenges that may arise.

    Why Groomarts Provides The Best Training for Those Looking To Become Professional Dog Groomers

    20 Days Practical Grooming Course

    Come study at Groomarts Academy for a 20-day intensive dog grooming training. Get the basics down before you start and then show off your new skills by completing a checklist of activities once you've completed the practical training. You can then be awarded the Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming & Salon Management.

    28 Dogs Groomed Whilst Studying

    Each student will have the opportunity to groom 28 dogs during their practical dog grooming course. With the support of our 4 expert grooming teachers, your class of up to 15 students will develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding of dog grooming in a supportive and engaging environment.

    Study Monday - Friday for 4 Weeks

    Our intensive course runs Monday to Friday for 4 weeks, from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM, with some shorter days depending on the group's progress. You will have dedicated time with your teacher to learn skills such as dog health checks, grooming consultations, and maintaining accurate canine records.

    Theory and Practical Grooming Training

    Unleash your potential in 20 days with our comprehensive dog grooming qualification! Spend 14 days perfecting grooming skills, with 3.5 hours dedicated to each dog. In addition, achieve the prestigious IPET Level 3 award in Canine Workplace First Aid, attend 6 knowledge lessons, observe 4 grooming demonstrations, and map a clear path for ongoing development. Elevate your expertise, nurture your passion, and embark on a rewarding journey towards mastery!

    3 Practical Assessments & Workbook - No Final Exam.

    Experience hands-on assessment in the Groomarts Level 3 Dog Grooming Course! No final exams - just real-world skills put to the test. From independent full grooms to documentation of your journey, we'll support you every step of the way. Show what you've got and make your grooming passion shine! Your assessments are done with your assessor and typically around day 10-15, we then have time to feedback and provide an opportunity for resits if the need arises.

    No Prior Dog Grooming Experience Needed

    The dog grooming qualification has an entry criteria that the learner must be 16+, able to be assessed in English, and capable of working at the standard required to achieve a Level 3 Diploma. No prior grooming or academic experience, qualifications, or training is needed to enroll in this course. Additionally, IPET Network does not accept credits for previous or alternative qualifications, ensuring an open and accessible pathway for all aspiring dog groomers.

    Teaches Business Set up and Grooming Skills

    Join our recognised and approved dog groomer training course that goes beyond grooming skills. Learn the art of dog grooming alongside the principles of running a commercially savvy business. From purchasing equipment to planning, employment, external support, funding, and marketing, we've got you covered.

    Qualified Groomers & Teachers

    We are proud to have an expert team led by internationally renowned grooming education superstar, Laura Campanella. She is a trailblazer in the industry, and with the support of her dedicated teaching team, she has crafted a style, method, and course that produces the best dog groomers in the industry.

    Ongoing Business Support

    Laura is supported by Connor Dunn, Managing Director, who leads the company commercially and assists students in launching their businesses. Together, they provide our students with as much support as they require to achieve success, ensuring that each individual receives the guidance and assistance needed to flourish in the dog grooming industry.

    Knowledge Covered in this Qualification:

    Emergency Canine First Aid

    Styling and Finishing of Dogs

    Canine Health Check

    Anatomy and Record Keeping Equipment

    Tools and Periodic Maintenance Handling

    Behavior, Control and Safe Movement

    Business Start up Plan & Financing Options

    Marketing & Loyalty Techniques to Owners

    Grooming for Owners vs Grooming for Shows

    Breeds, Coats & Essential Knowledge

    Repayment Plans & Grants

    Our course fees represent the very best value we can offer. We offer all students a repayment plan that spreads the cost over 2-12 months with no fees, interest or finance application.

    Simply reserve your space for £495.00, we will then set up a payment plan for the remaining fees to be taken from a debit or credit card. The first payment is within 30 days & then on and around that date for the future payments.

    Affording Your Course

    Terence's story

    After completing my course I was already fully booked with appointments for my first two weeks of business so literally hit the ground running straight away and it took off!

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    Steven's story

    The team was always on hand to instruct, advise and assist when needed. They really are amazing, friendly, welcoming and their knowledge is second to none.

    Read Steven's story

    Debbie's story

    My husband noticed a big difference in me, my skills and my confidence and from that point my business really took off and I couldn’t be happier!

    Read Debbie's story

    Jessica's story

    Owner of Palmers Pets Mobile services

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    Annette's Story

    The course was brilliant. I had such a fun time. I didn’t want it to end. The course content and training gave me all the knowledge, practical skills and confidence I needed to start my own business.

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    Adrian's story

    Co-Owner VIP Pets

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    Enrol Online by Paying £495.00 Deposit. Secure your start date in confidence with the option to move free of charge.

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    Student Services will get in touch within 48 hours to confirm your enrollment and answer any questions.

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    Student number and Foundation Knowledge App access issued. Live chat with your tutor and prepare for your first day.

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    Groomarts Dog Grooming Qualification FAQ's

    How many days studying is the Level 3 Diploma course in Dog Grooming and Salon Management Intensive?


    The face to face training at our Academy in Hertfordshire consists of 20 days, Monday - Friday and includes both theoretical and practical training. Students will need to spent further time completing independent learning activities, guided learning activities and documenting the use of their skills after the face to face learning.

    What are the entry requirements for the Level 3 Dog Groomer Qualification?


    Groomarts welcomes students with varying levels of experience. Our Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming does not have formal entry requirements. The qualification is assessed in English, and we can provide student support for additional needs.

    What subjects are covered whilst studying the Intensive course for the Level 3 Dog Grooming Diploma?

    The curriculum covers the fundermental skills needed to be a succesful dog groomer, both theory and practical plus a range of specialist skills such as advanced grooming techniques, salon management, business development, customer service, animal welfare, and health and safety regulations.

    Why choose Groomarts Intensive Diploma instead of a Dog Grooming Apprenticeship or Work Placement?

    We are dedicated to providing commercial education. With industry experience, we review our courses monthly to ensure that our students are not only taught to the qualification standard but far beyond that, giving them a much greater chance of operating successful businesses.

    How do Dog Grooming Course Assessments Work? And If I am struggling what support can i get?

    We are dedicated to providing commercial education. With industry experience, we review our courses monthly to ensure that our students are not only taught to the qualification standard but far beyond that, giving them a much greater chance of operating successful businesses.

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