iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management - 30 days: £3990

CHESHIRE SCHOOL QUALIFICATION COST - £3990

KENT SCHOOL QUALIFICATION COST - £3990

The NEW iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management qualification is top of the class at Four Paws Groom School.  The iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management Qualification includes additional elements which are unique to it's syllabus. Four Paws Groom School were the original founders of the OCN Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and know what it takes to become a professional dog groomer and have the ability to manage a grooming salon (we have several salons of our own which you can even visit!). This qualification is rounded and robust for those wanting to enter into the Dog Grooming Industry and we highly recommend this course for those wishing to gain employment as a stylist or start their own dog grooming business.

The iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management is a nationally recognised, regulated by Ofqual and on the UK educational framework. It is also your route to becoming a 'Fully Qualified' Dog Groomer and enables you to gain a listing on the prestigious Groomers Spotlight

The course is delivered over 30 days of practical training with additional theory work to be completed at home. Candidates will groom a minimum of 20 dogs, 10 different breeds, covering 6 different coat types but often many more.  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. 

Students will be trained in practical skills such as prepping, bathing, scissoring, clipping and nail trimming and the qualification course includes hand-stripping.

Units included within this qualification are:

301: Health and Safety in a Dog Grooming Environment 

302: Promote the Welfare of Dogs conforming with Relevant Legislation

303: Customer Care and Managing Complaints

304: Assess and Plan Dog Grooming Styles and Maintenance of Equipment

305: Health Checking, Handling and Canine Behaviour

306: Prepare, Style and Finish a range of Dog Breeds

307: Canine Emergency First Aid

308: Planning the Operation of a Small Canine Business

On your course, you are continually assessed via practical demonstration and coursework meaning you don’t have to sit a daunting exam in order to achieve the qualification. This holistic approach has been welcomed by novice dog groomers around the globe. Four Paws Groom School wants to take the pressure out of adult learning and we can adapt to suit your learning style. Our aim is to improve industry standards by ensuring you walk out of our school fully qualified, confident and competent. 

The iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management will demonstrate to an employer or the general public that you have the necessary technical skills and knowledge to successfully groom a range of dog breeds. This will be 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. 

This course and qualification is available to those from the UK and internationally who are able to attend one of our grooming schools in Cheshire or Kent for the practical training element.

A fast-track option is also available for experienced pet 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. See the Fast-Track to iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management. 

Please contact Four Paws Groom School for further details and visit our Facebook page to look at our student reviews.

£3990 (inclusive of VAT) per person - 30 days 

The price includes a 12 months free member to the British Isles Grooming Association