Where will this course lead?

The SEG Awards Level 3 Award in Dog Grooming aims to facilitate learners' progression for a career in Dog Grooming. The qualification covers:

• Gaining the knowledge and skills surrounding the basic maintenance, cutting and tidying of dog's coats

• Gaining the knowledge and skills surrounding promoting and maintaining animal health and welfare, including recording and reporting on an animal's physical condition and potential welfare issues.

What will I study?

Throughout your studies, you will cover both of the following units:

Basic Maintenance of Dog's Coats

Animal Health and Welfare

How will this course be delivered?

You will be required to spend 12 Wednesday evenings at Blossomfield Campus College. The course delivery will consist of both practical and theory sessions.

What qualifications will I get?

Level 3 Award in Dog Grooming which is accredited by the Skills and Education Group.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed on your practical skills, and you will also be required to submit relevant assignments. The course is a pass/fail course, and all elements of the course will need to be successfully achieved for you to gain the qualification.

What are the entry requirements?

Minimum qualifications and experience for this course are: - Successful completion of the Basic Dog Grooming course at Solihull College or previous work experience in the canine industry.

Applicants should have qualifications or be working to a Level 2 standard.

What else do I need to know?

Some practical evenings will finish at 9:00pm. 7 weeks of the course will be 2 hour sessions and 4 weeks will be 2.5 hour sessions.

All equipment for the course will be provided and included in the cost of the course.

What can I do after this course?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress onto the SEG Awards Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming or the SEG Awards Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming.


Blossomfield Campus

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Level 3 Award in Dog Grooming

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The career paths provided are to give you an idea of the careers that you could progress onto in the future. However, for some, you may need to complete higher level qualifications and gain experience before your dream job becomes a reality. The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Please check entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships, and jobs as this may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact: careers@solihull.ac.uk.