Want to be a groomer?

All prospective full time students must first attend a trial day – this gives you the opportunity to experience a working salon, meet our trainers, check out their teaching style and get a better understanding of what’s involved in grooming as a career before you commit to the expense of a full time course.

It also gives us the opportunity to assess your learning abilities and give you some feedback on whether we think you have what it takes to make it in the wonderful world of dog grooming.

Courses run all year around with start dates staggered. You will train along side a maximum of 2 students. To register on any of the courses complete this Course Application Form and our training manager will be in touch to discuss available start dates.




1 day/8hours

Experience a hands on day in a working salon. Required for entry to full time course.
Exams: None
Certification: None



5 days
A short immersion in a working salon. Learn how to groom friends or family dogs over 2 or 4 days a week.
Exams: None
Certification: Paws Solutions Approved award

Basic Pet


6 weeks
Learn to be a good Junior in a Salon preparing dogs for the Stylists. Perfect for school leavers considering a career in animal care.
Exams: Weekly assessment, practical & theory @ week 6
Certification: Paws Solutions Approved award

Advanced Pet Grooming


4 weeks

Suitable for those looking for a professional career but don’t want the pressure of city & guilds exams
Exams: Weekly assessment, practical & theory @ week 4
Certification: Paws Solutions Approved award

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