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Course Contents

The wonderful array of courses we provide.......

Our furry pet grooming courses are wide ranging and designed to make you fully-equipped to enter the industry, they include:

  • Bather brusher course – this is an introduction course and is imperative to becoming a dog groomer’s assistant. You will learn how to bath a pooch, brush them, and begin the basics of clipping and scissoring.
     

  • Intermediate grooming course – this part covers trimming, scissoring, clipping the pup, and styling skills – once you have taken the course you will be enabled to become a groomer so this course is essential.
     

  • Intense combined course – combining the brusher course with the intermediate grooming course is a great way for those people who do not have heaps of time to complete the course. You will receive both certificates upon the completion of this course.
     

  • Advanced course – this course is a lot of fun and is undertaken at your salon – here you will learn finish the scissoring lesson, and learn about breed specific ways of grooming.

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                                                         Dog Grooming Essentials

 

The Australian Dog Grooming School’s Dog Grooming Essentials (DGE) program covers all practical skills necessary for professional dog grooming.  DGE is a multi-part program that:

 

  • Is for new groomers and covers those skills necessary to become an accomplished groomer’s assistant.

  • Covers trimming, scissoring, clipping and styling skills to enable you to become a professional dog groomer.     

  • Is an advanced, breed-specific course which includes; Poodles, Terriers and Gundogs.

  • Includes an occupational health and safety unit to provide a safe environment for staff, customers and pets.

  • Is about how to manage a pet grooming business including; start up, legal obligations, business plans, financial and staff management, and sales promotion.

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Click to see each individual course contents.

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All courses include an online component consisting of theory only, given to students prior to the commencement of in-class dates.