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DOG GROOMING COURSES & 

QUALIFICATIONS

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All grooming tution is personally taught by:

MasterCraftsman Groomer Nichola Moore LCGI, Veterinary Nurse & Industry Consultant who has helped develop many of industry Qualifications and has over 30 years industry experience.

Estabilished in 1990 SmartPets Grooming School has trained many students who have become some of the

Industries Top Achievers & many have been in business over 20 years ......Proving Our Training Works!!

All training takes place in our hi-tec salon in Bangor Northern Ireland with a max of 4 students in any lesson all students will work at their own work station on our range of training dogs you will groom 1 dog from start to finish per lesson and will be taught on a 1:1 basis for practical parts of the courses. 

All courses are backed up with our unique range of homestudy learning materials and our Pet First Aid & Cpcr parts of the course are taught by industry renowned Dr Sophie Bell Qualified veterinary surgeon and groomer.

Flexible Enrolment:

Our dog grooming courses run all year round and are tailored to suit so you can start at anytime,

you can attend 1/2/3/4/5 days per week or month.

We can tailor a flexible schedule to suit you!

We have lessons: Weekdays -9.45am to approx 1.30-2pm

and some Saturday and Sundays 9am to approx 12.30-1pm 

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

Refundable on booking a full course.

Click below for enrolment form and make your payment further payment details to pay via bacs are on the enrolment form.

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

Professional Groomer Course including Diploma Qualification.

This training course is aimed at the beginner to gain the skills and qualification to become a fully qualified all breed pet  groomer to either work as a groomer or start your own business. 

20 practical lessons plus 100 hours homestudy includes

*Practical Commercial Dog Grooming & Styling & Handstripping

*Pet Cpcr & First-Aid

*Business & Salon Management

Free refresher training days and ongoing post course support.

THIS IS AN OFQUAL REGULATED QUALIFICATION COURSE.

Course Fee: £5295

on offer at £4995 until end of July 2022

Payment plan available: 50% deposit at time of booking and then balance due in advance of day 7 and 12.

Course fee includes:

  • 20 practical hands on  lessons in grooming

  • Homestudy learning materials including Breedlopedia, videos and business disclaimer & management templates

  • SmartGroom Styling Charts

  • SmartGroom manuals for grooming inc:

  • Dog Grooming Styling Manual

  • Dog Grooming Theory Manual

  • Operational Principals of Dog Grooming Salon & Business Management

  • Grooming overall

  • Grooming scissor pack

  • On successful completion of the course students will be awarded:  

  • IACC Course Completion Framed Certificate

  • OCNNI Level 3 Diploma Ofqual Regulated Qualification Certification

  • OCNNI Qualified window stickers, Pet First-Aider window stickers

  • Use of post nominal ACPG after your name and membership of The Guild Of Pet Professionals.

Click below for enrolment form and make your payment further payment details to pay via bacs are on the enrolment form.

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

Basic Grooming Course inc Certificate Qualification.

This training course is aimed at the beginner to learn basic pet grooming skills and gain a basic dog grooming qualification to start a career grooming or carry out basic grooming as business.

 12 practical lessons and 50 hours homestudy includes

*Practical basic commercial clipping and styling

*Salon Management

THIS IS AN OFQUAL REGULATED QUALIFICATION COURSE.

Course Fee:£3500

Payment plan available 50% deposit and balance due in advance of day 4 and 8.

Course fee includes:

  • 12 practical hands on  lessons in grooming

  • Homestudy learning materials including Breedlopedia and videos 

  • SmartGroom Styling Charts

  • SmartGroom manuals for grooming inc:

  • Dog Grooming Styling Manual

  • Dog Grooming Theory Manual

  • Operational Principals of Dog Grooming Salon & Business Management

  • Grooming overall

  • Grooming scissor pack.

  • IACC Course Completion Framed Certificate

  • OCNNI Level 3 Certificate Ofqual Regulated Qualification Certification

  • OCNNI Qualified window stickers window stickers

  • Use of post nominal CPG after your name and membership of The Guild Of Pet Professionals.

  • Click below for enrolment form and make your payment further payment details to pay via bacs are on the enrolment form.

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

IACC HEAD OFFICE

Unit 41 Dunlop Ind Units

8 Balloo Drive

Bangor N Ireland

Tel: 02891450585

Mobile: 07958005869

Email:iaccollege@aol.com

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