Learn to Groom Your Dog Taster Day

Course overview

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain an insight into the dog grooming industry and take a look at the basics.

This taster day course, available to those aged 19 and over, will consist of a theory element covering the key aspects of coat management, followed by a practical session where you will be able to have a go at bathing, drying and prepping a dog for grooming. Please note, this course is only available for those aged 18 or over.

You will learn

  • How to recognise the different coat types of dogs
  • How to use basic equipment to maintain different coat types
  • The steps required for bathing and drying a dog
  • The practical techniques needed to bath and dry a dog
  • How to complete the prep work on a dog prior to grooming

Although there is no formal qualification associated with this course, all participants will receive a Capel Manor College Certificate of Attendance upon completion of the course.

This is a beginner’s course for those aged 19+, no entry requirements or previous experience is required.

Successful completion of this one-day course will enable you to progress and enrol on to our Dog Grooming Assistant Certificate (Level 2).

Alisha’s story

Alisha studied Animal Care Diploma (Level 2) and Animal Management Advanced Diploma (Level 3), before progressing on to Dog Grooming Assistant Certificate (Level 2). Alisha’s story