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Dog Grooming Assistant Level 2 City and Guilds


This course will cover the following topics: working safely in the grooming environment, controlling and restraining animals, preparing dogs for styling, coat types: wool, wire, silk, double, smooth; bathing, cleaning and drying dogs, removing excess hair and styling dogs, maintenance of equipment, working with clients and visitors, and maintaining biosecurity.


The course is 183 guided learning hours and comprises 6 mandatory units (determined by C&G) and a combination of 3 optional units (determined by the college).

Assessment will be by an on-line test, externally set assignments and practical centre based assessments.

Course Dates 

To start from Monday 2nd September 2019 until May 2020, one day per week.

To start from Wednesday 4th September 2019 until May 2020, one day per week.


£1700.00 (a deposit of £250.00 will be required to secure your place).

Newton Rigg College,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400