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Professional Qualification Courses

At IACC we offer the  Ofqual Regulated Qualifications alongside our training courses to enable those starting their career to gain Professionally Qualified and Certified Dog Grooming status:

The OCNNI (Open College Network NI) Level 3 Diploma 

 covers all breed dog grooming and techniques and includes handstripping, scissoring, business and salon management and pet first-aid and cpcr everything For those aspiring to work as a commercial groomer or to run their own business we would highly recommend the Diploma training course and qualification to enable you to competently groom all breeds and have the knowledge and understanding to care for canines within your care as well as business & management skills.

For full course details see below.

Not sure if dog grooming is for you test drive our courses with a 


before enrolling on a full course.

You will get a full practical hands on grooming lesson to give you an idea what grooming is all about.

You can ask all your questions and we will give you an information pack on grooming set up costs and general information on a career in grooming.

Course Fee: £250

Lesson and course fee are Refundable OFF booking a full course.

Click below for enrolment form and make your payment further payment

On receipt of enrolment form and payment we will email you list of current availability to choose from.

Course: Professional Groomer Diploma Course
Qualification: Ofqual Regulated OCNNI LEVEL 3 Diploma in Commercial Dog Grooming , Animal Welfare & Salon Management includes Pet cpr and First-aid and Business Salon Management.
Attendance: 20 Hands on  Lessons plus 50 hours online homestudy.
2 Free Improver Grooming days within 12 months of completion of the course.
Course Fee: £4995 till end of  April  2023 Normally £5495
Fee includes: 20 HANDS ON lessons, online homestudy package, grooming & business salon management manuals, styling charts, qualification registration, assessment and certification. Scissor pack.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to use ACPG-Advanced Certified Professional Groomers Post nominal after there name and will receive an IACC Certificate of training as well as their official Qualification Certificate and Qualified Window Stickers. 2 FREE IMPROVER/REFRESHER GROOMING DAYS and ongoing email and student facebook support group Priceless!

Lessons are tailored to suit weekdays 9.45am to approx 1.30pm daily

Sat/sun 9am to approx 12.30pm

There's never been a better time to start a career as a dog groomer. Groomers all over the country have waiting lists or are simply refusing new clients. Graduate with all the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the dog grooming industry!

Are you ready to start an amazing career?

Enrol Today email us at for an enrolement form.

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