Certificate in Dog and Pet Grooming

Become a Professional Dog Groomer Quickly, Easily and Affordably

Study the Certificate in Dog and Pet Grooming 100% Online from the comfort of your own home.

  • $28 Per Week

    on a Flexible Payment Plan

  • Study 100% Online

  • 5-Day Satisfaction Guarantee

  • Self-paced

  • No previous experience required

Course Details


Certificate in Dog and Pet Grooming


Enjoy the flexibility of online learning with 12 months of access time to complete your course.


Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated tutor support.

Start Date

Start Anytime

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • A tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion, a Statement of Attainment for each module completed and an Academic Transcript.
  • 5-day satisfaction guarantee.
Payment Options

Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan starting from $28 per week.


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Become a Dog Groomer in a Salon, Mobile Grooming Business or Start Your Own Dog Grooming Business

Are you a dog lover, dog owner or simply want a career working with dogs? Why not take your passion for your canine companions to the next level and turn it into a career with the Certificate in Dog and Pet Grooming?

This course will teach all the grooming techniques you need to turn even the most overgrown, neglected, or furry dogs into grooming masterpieces. Learn how to properly take care of and handle all breeds of dogs, how to avoid skin issues and other health issues in dogs, the scope and nature of grooming, caring for the skin and coat, specialised grooming tasks, canine biology, dog behavior and how to groom a large variety of dog breeds and coat types. Detailed business modules will also teach you how to start your own dog grooming business from scratch.

This practical course is designed to develop your knowledge on all aspects of the pet grooming industry and will provide you with a strong foundation in dog care and dog grooming that covers everything to help you plan and manage a business. The Certificate in Dog and Pet Grooming will help you start a career working with animals as professional animal groomers or specialist groomers.

Study from $28 Per Week

Want to study the Certificate in Dog and Pet Grooming but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! This course comes with a super affordable payment plan option. Simply pay as low as $28 per week towards your course until the course is paid off and stress less.

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Careerhouse offers online, industry-relevant short courses. They carefully select and partner with industry leading educators and learning institutions to make relevant, practical and interactive courses available online. Whether you’re looking to upskill, transition to a new industry, start your own business or take your hobby to the next level, Careerhouse can help get you there.

  1. Scope and Nature of Grooming
  2. Animal Biology
  3. Caring for the Skin and Coat
  4. Specialised Grooming Tasks
  5.  Handling Animals
  6. Grooming Dogs
  7. Grooming Exotic Animals
  8.  Safety in Grooming Workplace
  9. Preparing for Showing
  10. The Business of Grooming: Planning a new grooming business
  11.  Introduction to Dog Care
  12.  Canine Biology
  13.  Dog Health Part 1
  14.  Dog Health Part 2 – Illnesses and Treatments
  15.  Dog Breeds
  16. Breeding
  17. Dog Behaviour and Training
  18. Grooming
  19. Other Dog Services
  20.  Introduction to Small Businesses
  21. The World of Business
  22.  Considering the Alternatives
  23. Understanding Marketing
  24. Planning
  25. Record Keeping and Bookkeeping
  26. Sales Methods
  27. Budgeting
  28.  Developing a 12 month Business Plan
  29. Implementing a Business Plan
  30.  Reviewing Progress in a New Business
  31. Improving Profitability
  • Animal Grooming Business
  • Animal Groomer Or Specialist Groomer
  • Prepare Animals For Shows
  • Work With Domesticated Pets, Exotic Animals, Farm Animals
  • Animal Caretaker
  • Veterinarian Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician

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