OCN Qualification

at Canine Groom School

The Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming – 603/0891/6

This nationally recognised OCN qualification encourage skills necessary when grooming dogs with different types of coat. Learners will learn how to use a variety of equipment and increase their knowledge of grooming styles. Learners will gain knowledge of canine first aid and have an understanding of the health and wellbeing of different breeds of dog.

Learners will have an opportunity to gain competence in the Dog Grooming workplace.

This qualification has been designed for those looking to become professional dog groomers or those who already groom dogs but do not currently hold a nationally recognised qualification.

Units included within this qualification cover:

  • Assess, plan and record dog grooming work
  • Canine First Aid
  • Carry out styling and finishing of a dog
  • Health checking a dog by a dog groomer
  • Promote and maintain the health and well-being of animals
  • Welcome, receive and care for customers
  • Business talk workshop

This course is 24 days overall including 23 days practical training plus 1 day business talk and free canine first aid workshop and can be completed as intensively or flexibly as you require.