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Dog Grooming QLS Level 3

349 GBP
349 GBP
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Course description

This Dog Grooming QLS Level 3 course is ideal for anyone wanting to develop an understanding of dog grooming.   During this course, you’ll develop your understanding of the anatomy of a dog and how to tend to canine health concerns such as parasites, injuries, and first aid. You will also learn more about how to effectively bathe and dry a dog, brushing and clipping techniques, and how to clean and identify problems with certain areas of a dog’s anatomy such as their claws, teeth, eyes, and ears.   Once you have completed this course, if you wish to pursue a career as a dog groomer, we recommend that you gain practical experience by shadowing an experienced, professional groomer in order to put your knowledge into practice and develop those all-important skills. After all, dog grooming will require you to work closely with someone’s pride and joy, so it is vital that you gain hands-on experience with the support of a professional groomer before you attempt to groom anyone’s dog.

Course Content

Unit 1 The role of a dog groomer

  • What is dog grooming?
  • The benefits of dog grooming
  • Equipment
  • Different roles
  • Shows

Unit 2 Anatomy and history of dogs

  • The head
  • Neck and shoulders
  • Forelegs
  • Hind legs
  • Paws
  • Claws
  • Rear end
  • Man's best friend
  • Origins of dog grooming
  • What keeps a dog's coat healthy?
  • Genetics
  • General health
  • Diet

Unit 3 Canine health

  • Internal parasites
  • External parasites
  • Canine First Aid
  • Managing injuries

Unit 4 Bathing and brushing skills

  • Training to groom
  • Handling difficult dogs
  • Brushing techniques
  • Massage
  • Breed-specific grooming techniques
  • How to bathe a dog
  • How to dry a dog

Unit 5 Clipping skills

  • Clipping and stripping
  • Stripping techniques
  • Clipping techniques
  • Basic techniques
  • Pet cut
  • Advanced clipping styles
  • Spaniel coats
  • Poodle coats

Unit 6 Teeth, toes and beyond

  • Face - cleaning and identifying problems
  • Fur - cleaning and identifying problems
  • Eyes - cleaning and identifying problems
  • Ears - cleaning and identifying problems
  • Teeth - cleaning and identifying problems
  • Claws - cleaning and identifying problems

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