Certificate in Dog Grooming

The Certificate in Dog Grooming partners with igroomHub to deliver the only professional online dog grooming certificate in Australia that comes with a comprehensive kit to kick-start your journey to become a professional dog groomer.
Course Provider
My Learning Online
(RTO 22557)
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Custom Dog Grooming Kit Included

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Flexible Online Delivery

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Payment Plans from $30 to $40 Per Week

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Approximately 200 hours.
100% Online
Career Outcomes
  • Professional Dog Groomer
  • Mobile Dog Groomer
  • Dog Grooming Equipment Sales Representative
  • Dog Show Groomer
  • Pet Care Retail Specialist 
  • Dog Grooming Consultant 
Course Modules

1. Dog Grooming

  • Introduction
  • Canine Classification
  • Introduction to ANKC and Dog Breeds Groups
  • Before you start
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Canine Anatomy
  • Dog Handling
  • Safety and Restraints
  • Danger Points
  • First Aid
  • Products, Tools and Maintenance
  • The ‘Basics’
  • Coat Types
  • Introduction – Skin and Hair
  • Clipping and Scissoring
  • Clipping Techniques
  • Scissor Skills
  • Types of Feet
  • Mixed Breeds Grooming
  • Breed Specific Grooming
  • Breed Specific Pet Grooming – Group 1 Toys
  • Breed Specific Pet Grooming – Group2 Terriers
  • Breed Specific Pet Grooming – Group 3 Gundogs
  • Breed Specific Pet Grooming – Group 4 Hounds
  • Breed Specific Pet Grooming – Group 5 Working Dogs
  • Breed Specific Pet Grooming – Group 6 Utility
  • Breed Specific Pet Grooming – Group 7 Non Sporting
  • Grooming Extras
  • Time to get your groom on!

2. Digital Business Marketing

Choose only one of the following:

  • Instagram Marketing OR
  • Facebook Marketing
Course Fees Include
  • All required study materials and course notes.
  • A course tutor will help you every step of the way and answer any questions.
  • A certificate officially recognising your successful completion of studies and qualifications.
  • Transcripts indicating units completed.
  • Online 24/7 access to your course through the online learning portal allows you to study when it suits your schedule.
  • Lifetime access to the course content allows you to have a refresher whenever needed.
  • A custom-designed dog grooming kit will be delivered to your doorstep to help you practise the skills as you learn.
Payment Options

Upfront payment or flexible payment plan starting from $30 to $40 per week. Only Australian Citizens & Permanent Residents are eligible for payment plans.

Why this course?

Do you love dogs? Do you want to be a Dog Groomer? But don’t have the time or option to be in a classroom? Then this is the course for you!

Learning Online in partnership with igroomHub is proud to present the only Professional online dog grooming certificate in Australia that comes complete with a kit that includes everything you will need to not only complete the course but become a professional Dog Groomer.

The Professional Dog Grooming Certificate is perfect for those who want to make their dog grooming dream a reality. You will gain all the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to bathe, trim, clip & style the coats of all dogs including speciality coat types and many different dog breeds.

Forget just reading about dog grooming in other online courses, watch our dog grooming pros conduct each lesson in video tutorials then practise with the professional dog grooming kit we provide you.

If you’re ready to get started working in dog grooming as a career or start your very own at home dog grooming business, then this is the course for you!

Tutor Support

Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.


This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

My Learning Online

Learning Online is a new-age education provider with the mission of delivering practical skills to Australians so that you can get the most out of life. They specialise in carefully crafted short courses to deliver you the skills you’ll need to succeed. By partnering with industry experts their courses are highly relevant to what’s occurring in the industry right now. This means that when you graduate from a Learning Online course, you’ll be able to start applying those skills and create an impact in your role from day one. My Learning Online provides a broad selection of flexible online courses, offering practical skills in fields such as agriculture, animal care, business, and photography. Developed with industry experts, these courses ensure immediate relevance and applicability across various sectors. Ideal for those looking to advance their career, switch industries, or pursue a passion, My Learning Online's courses allow for flexible, online study, enabling learners to gain essential skills and knowledge at their own pace and convenience.
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