OUR TRAINING PROGRAMS.
Grooming Taster Days: £50
This is a day in the salon to give an insight into the dog grooming world and all that it entails, thus enabling you to see whether grooming is the career for you. You will receive an information pack about the courses and grooming in general. If you should go through to book the full Professional Career Course, the fee for the taster day will be deducted from the course fee.
Beginners/Assistances Course: A 5 day course £650
Structured to give knowledge on preparing dogs for bathing and for a groomer to finish styling and includes Health and Safety, and correct use and maintenance of equipment, along with preparation for bath and pre-cutting, plus de-mating, as well as safe and correct drying procedures. We also include cleaning/plucking ears, trimming of nails and checking and expressing glands if necessary. You also be able to recognition, and treat parasites and skin conditions that you come across. We also teach you basic canine anatomy as well as first aid.
Progressive/Styling Course: A 10 day course £1,300.
This is a follow on course from the Beginners/Assistance Course and structured to teach all grooming finishing techniques up to a very high standard. We will be educated in selecting and correct use of equipment for different dogs.
Professional Career Course: A 15 day course £1,875
This is an intensive, full hands-on course from the moment you enter the salon on your first day. It includes everything from the other courses, but beyond this you will gain experience in client relation, running a salon, setting up your own business, including location, insuring, purchasing equipment and supplies and advertising. You will get your hands on over several dogs of varying breeds, sizes and temperaments. This course is flexible and can be tailored to the individuals requirements
Advance Day Course: 8 hours £150
Structured to the individuals needs for brushing up on specific breeds or techniques. Eight hours of the required technique or breed styling to prefect yourself, refresh your skills or improve your speed and handling of the dogs.
All students on completion of their chosen course will receive a Certificate of Achievement, based on their level of achievement shown during the course.
All our courses include a light lunch and refreshments throughout the day. Accommodation is available if necessary at no extra charge. Help and support is always available from the moment you make contact with our company, and is on-going after your course is complete. For more information, queries or booking form, please contact Francine on 01162415663 or 07766118045 or email me at Francine@leicesteracademydoggrooming.co.uk