iPET Network Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Dog Grooming

iPET Network Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Dog Grooming - Qualification Number 603/7124/9 (link to qualification on Ofqual register)

iPET Network are proud to have developed this NEW qualification in the canine and feline sector. The iPET Network Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Dog Grooming is designed to be flexible to meet the real life needs and circumstances of its Candidates. It is aimed at Candidates that can demonstrate their expertise in understanding an excellent standard of dog grooming styling skills for both breed standard and free style grooming. They must demonstrate a high level of knowledge in relation to canine welfare, managing behaviour and business operations, developing their personal and professional development and gaining skills in canine emergency first aid at work.

Leading industry experts have been consulted and reviewed this qualification to ensure the outcome is appropriate for the Dog Grooming industry and the continued growth and development of the sector. 

The qualification is an excellent balance of theoretical and practical learning to ensure that vocational skills lead the qualification with underpinned knowledge developed throughout.

This qualification is aimed to lead Candidates into being able to develop established dog grooming skills to a superior and professional level. 

Units included within this qualification are:

403: Canine Care and Welfare

404: Professionally Style a Range of Dogs Breeds

405: Canine Behaviour Management 

406: Managing a Dog Grooming Business

407: Personal Professional Development 

408: Roles and Responsibilities of a Canine First Aider in the Workplace

409: Canine Health and First Aid Emergencies

Depending on the needs of the individual Candidate, the qualification can: 

-prepare individuals to progress within their current role

-prepare Candidates for career development

-support a role in the workplace

-support continuous professional standards

-encourage engagement in learning.

This qualification has been designed to enable Candidates to: 

-access flexible, distance learning 

-work within in the dog grooming industry to a professional standard

-understand canine care and welfare including the anatomy and physiology

-gain skills and understanding to style dogs for breed standard or free style requirements

-interpret and manage canine behaviour 

-understand the fundamentals of managing a dog grooming business

-understand the importance of professional and personal development 

-gain emergency first aid at work skills and understanding of managing animal and human safety

The link below is the iPET Network Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Dog Grooming - Qualification Guide, this document provides more information and breakdown of the units included.

iPET Network Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Dog Grooming - Qualification Guide

To download a Summary of the qualification please click the link below:

iPET Network Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Dog Grooming - Qualification Summary

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