iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming and Introduction to Styling

iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming and Introduction to Styling - Qualification Number 603/5990/0 (link to qualification on Ofqual register)

The qualification is designed for Candidates who wish to gain the skills and knowledge to prepare, style and finish a selections of dog breeds, understand health and safety in a dog grooming salon and gain an understanding of heath checking, handling and canine behaviour. The qualification is a combination of practical and theory teaching. 

iPET Network are proud to have developed this NEW qualification in the Animal Care and Veterinary Science sector. Candidates will groom at least 10 dogs to include a minimum of 5 different breeds, covering 4 different coat types.  There are no pre-requisites to starting the qualification, meaning candidates can join at level 3 without having completed a lower level (level 2) course first.

Candidates will be trained in practical skills such as prepping, bathing, scissoring, clipping, styling and nail trimming on a selection of dog breeds.

Units included within this qualification are:

301: Health and Safety in a Dog Grooming Environment 

302: Promote the Welfare of Dogs conforming with Relevant Legislation

304: Assess and Plan Dog Grooming Styles and Maintenance of Equipment

305: Health Checking, Handling and Canine Behaviour

317: Prepare, Style and Finish a Selection of Dog Breeds

Uniquely, candidates are continually assessed via practical demonstration and coursework. There is no requirement to sit a formal exam in order to achieve the qualification. This holistic approach has been welcomed by candidates to our Training Providers from across the UK, Ireland and Internationally. iPET Network designed the qualification to have an excellent balance of theoretical and practical learning. Feedback suggests that this qualification takes the pressure out of adult learning and this approach appeals to a wide range of Candidates. Our Training Providers are striving to improve industry standards by ensuring Candidates gain the required qualification and become confident and competent in dog grooming.

The iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming and Introduction to Styling will demonstrate to an employer or the general public that Candidates understand the core principles of Dog Grooming and have been introduced to styling techniques.  Candidates will leave with a foundation of knowledge base to continue learning or working in the Dog Grooming Industry.

It has been designed specifically for those looking to start the journey in Dog Grooming or those who already groom dogs (as a hobby) but would like to gain a nationally recognised qualification. 

iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming and Introduction to Styling - Qualification Specification

The units and evidence completed as part of the iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming and Introduction to Styling can be recognised as prior learning should a Candidate want to progress and complete the iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management qualification. The Candidate would need to complete additional hours at a Training Provider and complete the following additional units.

303: Customer Care and Managing Complaints

307: Canine Emergency First Aid

308: Planning the Operation of a Small Canine Business

306: Prepare, Style and Finish a Range of Dog Breeds

If you are interested in studying this qualification click here to find a Training Provider.

For further information on this qualification and to enquire regarding becoming a Training Provider read more by clicking here and please contact us on info@ipetnetwork.co.uk