Dog Grooming Professional Advanced

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Dog Grooming Advanced Course

The Advanced Dog Grooming course will teach you grooming techniques for dogs, cats and small pets. You will find that learning about grooming pet can be a very enjoyable and rewarding.

The Advanced Dog Grooming course provides an excellent basis on which to learn about the finer, advanced aspects of the subject. It explains the different grooming styles suitable for more challenging breeds e.g. poodles. It will provide you with the essential knowledge that you need to care for pets in a responsible safe conscious way.

Learn about things that will help you build a strong bond with your customers, so they will provide repeat business throughout the life of the pet.…

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Dog Grooming Advanced Course

The Advanced Dog Grooming course will teach you grooming techniques for dogs, cats and small pets. You will find that learning about grooming pet can be a very enjoyable and rewarding.

The Advanced Dog Grooming course provides an excellent basis on which to learn about the finer, advanced aspects of the subject. It explains the different grooming styles suitable for more challenging breeds e.g. poodles. It will provide you with the essential knowledge that you need to care for pets in a responsible safe conscious way.

Learn about things that will help you build a strong bond with your customers, so they will provide repeat business throughout the life of the pet. This Dog Grooming Course also covers useful methods on how a dog groomer can expand their range of services.

About Dog Grooming

The Dog Grooming Course will also assist you build a professional portfolio of Factsheets that you will find a useful resource, which you can use within your business or just to give to friends and family that need advice.

The Dog Grooming course is ideal for people who have taken the Dog Grooming Professional Course and those who already have some grooming experience, whether they are a groomer, considering a career working as a dog groomer, breeder or just want to gain a more advanced understanding and knowledge of dog grooming.

Syllabus

Lesson One - Skin Anatomy and Common Diseases
  • Anatomy
  • Skin Functions
  • Skin Structure
  • Skin Glands
  • Hair
  • Common Diseases
  • Allergies
  • Bacterial Skin Disease
  • Hormonal Skin Disease
  • Fungal Skin Disease
  • Nutritional Skin Disease
  • Tumours
  • Congenital Skin Disease


Outcomes

  • Have a clear knowledge of skin anatomy
  • Know the important functions of skin
  • Identify the different skin glands
  • Know the different types of hair and understand the functions of hair
  • Identify the different types of skin disease, understand them and know their treatments

Lesson Two - Parasites
  • Fleas
  • Lice
  • Walking Dandruff
  • Scabies
  • Mange
  • Ear Mites
  • Ticks


Outcomes

  • Have a clear knowledge of the common external parasites
  • Identify the different skin parasites
  • Know the different treatments that can be used for fleas
  • Identify the signs of parasite infection

Lesson Three – Dentistry
  • Anatomy
  • Diseases
  • Preventive Care
  • Scraping
  • Brushing
  • Diet


Outcomes

  • Have a clear knowledge of the dental anatomy pets
  • Know the important functions of the teeth
  • Identify the different ways to prevent dental disease
  • Know the two scale and brush a pet teeth
  • Have a clear knowledge of the common dental diseases found in pets

Lesson Four - Puppies
  • Why A Puppy Grooming Is So Important
  • Owners Grooming Training Program
  • Salons Grooming Training Program
  • Bathing Puppies
  • Puppy Clip
  • Useful Advice A Groomer Can Give To A New Puppy Owner


Outcomes

  • Know the important reasons for grooming puppies
  • Identify the different ways the owner can train a puppy to be groomed
  • Know how to start a salons grooming puppy training program
  • Learn the correct way to bath, dry and groom a puppy
  • Understand the meaning of a puppy clip
  • Have an idea for how a groomer can bond and earn money from a new puppy owner

Lesson Five - Ageing Dogs
  • Why Grooming A Senior Pet Is So Important
  • Things To Look For
  • Lumps And Bumps
  • Bathing Older Dogs
  • Useful Advice A Groomer Can Give To A Senior Pet Owner


Outcomes

  • Know the importance of grooming ageing dogs
  • Have a clear knowledge of the steps that a dog grooming needs to take to keep a senior dog comfortable and safe.
  • Identify the different ways to help keep a senior dog healthy
  • Know the reasons why to clip old dogs nails
  • Have a clear knowledge of the different trims that can improve an old dogs life.

Lesson Six - Airedale
  • Airedale History
  • Grooming
  • Hand stripping
  • Brushing
  • Body
  • Throat and Chest
  • Head
  • Ears
  • Eyebrows
  • Beard
  • Back Legs
  • Front Legs
  • Feet
  • Tail and Rear


Outcomes

  • Understand how to clip an Airedale's coat
  • Have a clear knowledge of the Airedale's history
  • Know how to groom the Airedale's head and face correctly
  • Understand the techniques for achieving the best look for the Airedale terrier

Lesson 7 - Creating A Natural Foot and Foot Soaks
  • Why it is important to trim dogs feet
  • Grooming the feet
  • Breeds
  • Feet shapes
  • Clipping pads
  • Trimming the top of the foot using scissors
  • Using scissors to trim the hocks
  • Using clippers to trim the top of the feet.
  • Using clippers to trim the hocks.
  • Foot soaks


Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of trimming dogs feet
  • Have a clear knowledge of the types of feet that can be created
  • Understand how to create a natural looking foot
  • Know the correct techniques of clipping and hand trimming dog’s feet
  • Lean how to give dogs foot soaks and why they are good for the dogs health.

Lesson Eight - Poodle
  • Poodle history
  • Preparation
  • Face
  • Beards and moustaches
  • Throat
  • Top knots
  • Ears
  • Body
  • Feet and cuffs
  • Tail
  • Banding


Outcomes

  • Have a clear knowledge and be able to identify how to trim a poodles coat into different styles including ears, body, beards, tails, and moustaches
  • Understand how to clip poodles feet
  • Understand what banding is, why its done and how to do it.
  • Know the different treatments that can be used for fleas
  • Learn how give a poodle a nicely shaped top knot

Lesson Nine - Bichon Frise
  • Bichon Frise History
  • Preparation
  • Fluff Drying
  • Note On Techniques
  • Head
  • Ears
  • Muzzle
  • Crest And Neck
  • Body
  • Front Legs
  • Back Legs
  • Feet
  • Tail


Outcomes

  • Have a clear knowledge of how to trim a Bichon Frise’s coat into a style
  • Understand how to clip Bichon Frise’s feet
  • Understand what fluff drying is, why it is done and how to do it
  • Learn how to give a Bichon Frise a nicely rounded head

Lesson Ten - Yorkshire Terrier
  • Yorkshire Terrier History
  • Reverse Sneezing And Collapsing Trachea
  • Preparation
  • Making Grooming Bows
  • Natural Long Coat
  • Grooming A Long Coat
  • The Clipped Short Coat
  • The Puppy Clip
  • The Modified Schnauzer Clip
  • The Modified Westie Head
  • Top-knoted Head


Outcomes

  • Understand how to clip a Yorkshire Terrier's coat and face, into 2 different styles
  • Understand what Reverse Sneezing and Collapsing Trachea is, what it sounds like and what to do about do it
  • Have a clear knowledge of the Yorkshire Terrier's history
  • Know how to make grooming bows
  • Understand how to groom a perfect Natural Long Coated Yorkshire Terrier

Lesson Eleven – Schnauzer
  • Schnauzer History
  • Grooming
  • Stripping Off
  • Hand stripping
  • Stripping Session Patterns
  • Rolling
  • Clipping
  • Body
  • Chest, Thoat and Cheeks
  • Head and Ears
  • Eyebrows and Beard
  • Back Legs
  • Front Legs
  • Feet
  • Tummy, Tail and Rear.


Outcomes

  • Know how to groom the Schnauzer's head and face correctly
  • Have a clear knowledge of the Schnauzer's history
  • Understand how to clip a Schnauzer's coat.
  • Understand how to hand strip and roll a coat
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of stripping a coat

Lesson Twelve - West Highland White Terrier
  • West Highland White Terrier History
  • Preparation
  • Grooming
  • The West Highland Terrier Trim
  • Body
  • Stomach
  • Tail
  • Front Legs
  • Rear Legs
  • Feet
  • Throat and Chest
  • Head
  • Ears
  • Dog Massage


Outcomes

  • Understand how to do the West Highland Terrier Trim
  • Identify the different ways of clipping a West Highland White Terrier
  • Have a clear knowledge of the West Highland White Terrier's history
  • Know how to preform dog massage and understand its advantages

Lesson Thirteen - English Springer Spaniel
  • English Springer Spaniel History
  • Working Springer Spaniels
  • Preparation
  • Body
  • Clipping
  • Raking
  • Furnishings
  • Head
  • Ears
  • Tail
  • Feet
  • Finishing
  • Docking


Outcomes

  • Understand how to clip a English Springer Spaniel
  • Identify the different ways the Springer Spaniel is used to benefit people
  • Have a clear knowledge of the English Springer Spaniel's history
  • Know how raking why and how it is done
  • Understand the technique of bulk thinning

Qualifications

On completion of your course, you will receive the dual award:

Award 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Dog Grooming Professional Advanced Diploma

Dog Grooming Professional Advanced Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Award 2 is issued by our Awarding Body: Level 4 Dog Grooming Professional Advanced Award

At the end of this course successful learners will also receive a Level 4 NCFE Award Certificate of Achievement. Our course has been accredited under our NCFE IIQ Licence and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

This award has been designed by Stonebridge Associated Colleges to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.

To view a sample of the NCFE Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

To view a sample of the NCFE Candidate Unit Summary, please click here.

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Study Options

In order to offer our students the most convenient and flexible distance learning courses, Stonebridge Associated College offers you the option to study for your course via two methods:

  • 1. Via the traditional paper-based method.
  • 2. Through the online method via ElearnUK.

If you do not have Internet access, or would prefer to study this course via the traditional paper/postal based study method, you can find more information on the course by clicking on the link below.

Stonebridge Prices

Studying by Post. If you would like to pay by instalments, we do offer an affordable interest free payment plan scheme which allows you to spread the cost of your course over a number of months. However, to use this option you will need to study for your course using the traditional paper-based method. For more information on our payment plans please visit our website at www.stonebridge.uk.com

The reason why the course fee is less if you choose to study online, is because with online study there are no costs associated with postage and printing etc. and thus we are able to offer the course at a reduced rate.

The total amount payable over the term's period, is no more than the total cash price of the course.
(APR = 0%). Written quotations are available on request.

Study Hours

This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 130 hrs.

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