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Training Courses and Dates

Dog Grooming Courses and Dates – All Courses – scroll  down to bottom of page for start dates.

Well structured grooming courses must cover a vast amount of new skills – and some necessary theory and knowledge of common animal health problems. 

For those who wish to add qualifications to their training course we can offer you a choice of AIM (Formerly OCN – Open College Network West Midlands) recognised qualifications. 

For those who wish to train to groom commercially now – and think about qualifications later – we have our long standing and ever popular Groom For a Living course which ticks all of the boxes to get you up and running in your own business – or perhaps renting a table in an established salon.    

After 24 years in the industry – 16 years of training courses – and now an AIM (formerly Open College Network West Midlands) approved training centre – we are the leading training centre in East Anglia.

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“Groom for a Living” Course

The ‘Groom For a Living’ Course – £2450 (non – qualification) – Full time or Flexible attendance schedule!  

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AIM Level 3 Course

AIM (Formerly OCN – Open College Network) Level 3 Course

Designed for those who wish to learn the basic cuts and trims to be able to work in a grooming salon.

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AIM Level 3 Diploma  Full Course

AIM (Formerly OCN – Open College Network) Level 3 Diploma – Full Course For Beginners

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AIM Level 3 Diploma Fast Track Course

AIM (Formerly OCN – Open College Network) Level 3 Diploma – Fast Track for Experienced Groomers 

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AIM Level 3 Introductory Award Course

This starts with an introductory 1 day ‘hands -on’ training experience for the complete beginner. You then decide whether you would like to enrol for a further 7 days and gain the Award

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Taster Days

We would invite all would be groomers, when possible and taking distance into account, to visit our training centre and spend a few hours watching how we work.

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Improvers Course

Not so much a course as an opportunity to polish up on skills already learned, or to gain further experience on specific breed trims.

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Pet Owner Short Course

This is a tailor made course to teach you how to meet ALL of the grooming needs of your individual breed of dog – including cross breeds.

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Course start dates 2024

January 26th (Induction)

February 23rd (Induction)

March 22nd (Induction)

April 26th (Induction)

June 21st (Induction)

Sep 20th (Induction)

Oct 25th (Induction)

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