Professional Dog Grooming Stylist Advanced Certificate

Professional Dog Grooming Stylist Advanced Certificate

Creedons College
Cork City
€ 1999.00
10 weeks
Part Time and Evening
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

During this practical course we will cover the below content.


Introduction to the Grooming Room Health and Safety, Introduction to Dog Grooming Tools and use, Dog Bathing Theory, Nail and Ear Anatomy and Care, Introduction to Coat Types, Introduction to Breed Types, Breed specific styles, Styling the crossbreed dog, Skin and Coat Irregularities and Parasites and Keeping Canines Content in your Salon – Body Language and Communication


Pre-Groom Assessment and Client Consultation, Grooming Equipment and Proper Use, Canine Pampering – Nail Clipping, Ear Cleaning and Plucking, Bathing and Coat Blow Dry, Matt Breaking, De-Shedding and Coat Preparation, Canine Coat Clipping – Styles, Techniques and Equipment Care, Canine Stylish Scissoring – Breed Specific Styles, Mechanical Skills and Scissors Safety, Coat Type Care – Analysis of Different Coat Types and Care, Customer Service and Client Record Keeping, Health and Safety in the Grooming Room, Breed Specific Styles – Including Designer Crossbreeds and Interpreting and Handling Stress – Live


The Professional Dog Grooming Stylist Advanced Certificate course has been designed to take students from a complete novice to a professional level in 10 intensive weekends. Studying dog grooming with Creedons can be looked at as a business investment as once qualified, you will immediately be able to offer dog grooming the Creedons way!

The Professional Dog Grooming Stylist course is 100% hands on practical training. Therefore, to take this course, you must first complete our Professional Dog Grooming Assistant (PDGA) course, which is all theory.

Imagine by the end of the year you could be employed as a professional dog stylist! Ireland’s pet industry is crying out for qualified professionals as there are not enough professionals to go around, allowing you to quickly begin making a salary once qualified.