Fastrack Assessment For Experienced Groomers -Ocn Level  3 Professional Diploma in Clipping, styling, handstripping, Business & Salon Management, Pet Cpr and first-aid

Duration: You have up to 12 months from registration to complete the Qualifications assessment via our online eportfolio system

Entrance Requirements: age 16 plus we have 2 options for the fastrack course:

Fastrack with training for those with minimum of 6 months full time hands on commercial dog grooming assistant/salon experience. 
This course will cover clipping, styling & handstripping training over 12 intensive lessons in our training school in Bangor aimed at those who wish to progress to styling having already worked or achieved the dog grooming assistant certification. Throughout the training you will also work towards gaining the level 3 Diploma qualification and pet first-aid qualification. 
Verified evidence of previous experience will be required prior to enrolment on this course.
Cost: £3500 fee includes 12 training lessons and ocn level 3 qualifications, manuals, styling charts, scissor pack and overalls and 2 Free improver days after completion 

Fastrack without training for those with minimum of 12 months fulltime commercial grooming styling experience. This option is aimed at those already working in the industry who do not require training but would like to gain a recognised qualification you can work within your salon with guidance from your tutor/assessor online and complete all the assessments to gain the level 3 qualification. Cost:£795
Verified evidence of previous experience will be required prior to enrolment on this course.
You will need to complete:a min of 6 full grooms on a range of dogs in different styles with video/photographic evidence demonstrating your grooming with a worksheet for each.
Complete short answer question banks for 5 modules.
Complete online pet first-aid course (unless you have a recognised certificate within the last 2 years)

Qualification: Ocn Ni Level 3 Diploma in Commercial Dog Grooming, Animal Welfare , Salon/business Management and Pet first-aid and cpcr
Certification: This is a nationally and industry recognised qualification which is on the Regulated Qualification Framework
Course fee: 
Ocnni Level 3 Diploma  Qualification Commercial dog grooming & animal welfare  & Salon management.
Pet first-aid and cpcr certification

Membership of The Guild Of Pet Grooming Professionals on successful completion of the course with window sticker and use of APCG- Advanced Professional Certified Groomer Post nominal
Manuals: The Commercial Dog Groomers Groomlopedia Of Everyday Styling 
K9 Smartgroomlopedia
Operational Principals Of Dog Grooming Business & Salon Management.
Online eportfolio with learning resources 
Smartpets Grooming facebook support group with online tutor email/phone support.
2 FREE Improver groomer training lessons for those who complete with the training option.

Click above to download the qualification guide

To Enrol: Complete the booking form and email back to
Full payment is required at time of booking on fastrack courses. On receipt of booking form we will contact you to verify your experience/eligibility for this fastrack assessment course.

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