OCN Level 3 Dog Grooming Diploma

The Open College Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming qualification

The OCN Level 3 Diploma in  Dog Grooming is a stand-alone qualification, is a RQF registered qualification and is equivalent to any other Level 3 or Diploma in Dog grooming on the market (i.e. a level 3 is a level 3).

When you sign up to a Heavenlyz accredited training centre to take a Dog Grooming course you will be given an individual registration number.

Students have 12 months to complete a Diploma Dog Grooming qualification with Heavenlyz from the date of registration.

There is a pre-requisite to hold a Heavenlyz Level 3 Emergency Pet Care qualification.

For experienced groomers wishing to gain the qualification we can tailor the dog grooming course to your needs. If there is no need for training/ a dog grooming course, then Heavenlyz can deliver the assessment at your workplace providing it meets certain criteria. For more details, please contact us.

Beginners will train towards this qualification in one of Heavenlyz associated schools. After initial training you will be required to demonstrate proficiency in coat preparation. You will do this by bathing various coat types, drying appropriately per coat type and be able to demonstrate  a minimum of 10 different breeds in a minimum of 15 different styles.  Attending Heavenlyz accredited School will enable you with the practical skills sufficient for you you be able to sit the final assessment.

Subjects covered within this qualification include: –

  • Welcome, Receive and Care for Customers
  • Health Checking a Dog by a Dog Groomer
  • Assess, Plan and Record Dog Grooming Work
  • Canine First Aid
  • Carry Out Styling and Finishing of a Dog
  • Promote and Maintain the Health and Well-Being of Animals

The qualification will demonstrate to an employer or the general public that you have the necessary technical skills and knowledge to successfully groom a variety of dogs.  This is a formal, regulated, nationally recognized qualification that will remain relevant throughout your career.

The OCN Level 3 Dog Grooming Diploma qualification is nationally accredited and well respected within the industry.

It has been designed specifically for those looking to become professional dog groomers or those who already groom dogs but do not currently hold a nationally recognized qualification.  For experienced groomers, we can offer a fast-track plan to gaining the qualification without having to undertake a training course.

Training (if necessary) is arranged directly between your chosen Heavenlyz associated school. Heavenlyz Qualification assessment includes registration, certification, assessment and all course resources.

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