Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Animal Welfare & Science AC162A07/19/4 Short Course

Course Information

If you are looking to pursue a career within the dog grooming industry, then this qualification is aimed at you. You will gain the practical skills and knowledge that are important for working as a Professional Dog Groomer. Achievement of this qualification demonstrates to an employer/the public that you have the necessary technical skills and knowledge they are looking for when recruiting or seeking the services of a Professional Dog Groomer.


  • Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming
Course Content
  • The course content covers:

    Health and safety, legislation and codes of practice for the dog grooming industry
    Preparing, styling and finishing a dog
    Health checking and handling a dog in a dog grooming environment
    Customer service and record keeping in a dog grooming environment

    The assessment for this qualification will require you to achieve; -A written exam covering knowledge and understanding of the course -A practical assignment covering health checks, first aid and grooming of dogs with different coat types and for different requirements.
Entry Requirements
  • Learners must have achieved the Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants (7763-02/AC133) before starting this qualification.
Next Steps
  • This qualification could lead you to Higher Level training and learning within the industry (The Pet Industry Federation Higher Diploma in Dog Grooming)
Career Opportunities
  • Working as a groomer in a dog grooming salon.
    Setting up Dog grooming business.

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
24-Sep-2019 (Already Started) 16-Jul-2020 1.30 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Day of the week Number of sessions
Course Fees
Tuition fees (19+ Loans) £3250.00

Grooming equipment (should have been purachsed for the Level 2)

Materials Required

Protective grooming overall.
Own grooming equipment including scissors.
Sensible shoes.

What's next?

Applications for this course are now closed. If you'd like to know when there will be another or need more information we are happy to answer any questions.