Courses

NEWS!!!!! NEWS!!!!! NEWS!!!!

NEW QUALIFICATION STARTING SEPTEMBER 2017 LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA IN DOG GROOMING 7863-03 THIS WILL TAKE THE PLACE OF THE EXISTING LEVEL 3 7763-03.  ALL CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL 2  7763-02 BEFORE COMMENCING THE LEVEL 3 COURSE.    MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW SHORTLY.

WOW!!! Dee nominated 'GROOMER OF THE YEAR 2016/2017'

VOTED ONE OF THE TOP 5 TRAINING SCHOOLS IN THE UK 3 YEARS RUNNING.

 

                                     (Mastergroom Industry awards).

 

             "TRAIN WITH THE BEST"

WHY WOULD YOU WANT ANYTHING LESS!!

We are the only independent school in Essex offering nationally recognised qualifications. We have to follow strict guidelines and offer structured courses. Our centre is audited yearly and all health & safety procedures followed.

Why waste years at college or on an inferior course.

Our dog grooming courses run all year round and cater for students from Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, London, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk.

We work with a limited number of trainees, Tuesday to Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm.  You can attend all 4 days or 1, 2 or 3 days a week, and we work on a first come first served basis, so if the days are available then you can book them.

We believe in continually improving our skills so that we can pass our knowledge on to you, and we guarantee you will get the very best tuition.

We offer full support after the course so you will never feel alone, we have a Facebook trainee page where you can see short videos, pictures, diary of upcoming events. Trainees are encouraged to post pictures, some post their grooms, places of work and new businesses. But rest assured there is always someone there to offer support and guidance or just a friendly chat.

New qualification Price List from September 2017

As from September 2017 all City & Guilds dog grooming courses will require a prerequision of a level 2 7763-02 qualification.

Course prices (All prices include VAT where applicable)

Tuition only courses

Length of course

Description

Price £

Taster day

Designed for those people who would like to see if the career pathway if suitable for them

£180.00

1 day groom your own

dog

Designed for those pet owners that would like to complete basic pet preparation work and trimming.

£180.00

1 day breed styling

Designed for those already practicing dog grooming who would like to improve their knowledge on a single breed or technique.

£200.00

1 day competition or show grooming

Designed for those people who would like to improve their grooming for the competition world.  Also for the show person who would like to groom their dogs to enhance the good points and mask the undesirable points.

£250.00

4 day

For established groomers wishing to update their skills and breed styles.

£750.00

20 day

Designed for those who wish to learn the underpinning knowledge of dog grooming. 

Covers Handling and health checking, preparation brushing out bathing and drying. 

Basic business start up and accounting information will be covered along with customer care.

We aim to 4 techniques clipping, scissoring, handstriping and grooming out.  You will be taught the basic head, body, tail and ear shapes that will cover most of pet styles.

By the end of this course you will be confident in styling and finishing but would aim on improving your speed.

£3500.00

 

In the 20 day course you will receive: -

  • Dee for Dogs Exclusive Course Manual
  • Salon certificate.

 

 

Tuition courses including qualification

Length of course

City & Guilds qualification included

Description

Price £

12 days

 

Level 2

Dog Grooming Assistant

Suitable for those with no prior dog grooming skills wishing to have a recognised Dog Grooming Assistant qualification

Covers Handling and health checking, preparation, brushing out, bathing and drying.

Basic clipper and scissor work.

Practical and theory assessment.

£2200.00

24 days

 

20 onsite

4 Guided Home Study

 

 

Level 2

7763-02

Designed for those who have no prior dog grooming experience but who wish to learn the underpinning knowledge of dog grooming, this course will allow you to have enough knowledge to complete doggy styling on your own but you may be a little slow to begin with.  You will also gain a recognised qualification.

Covers Handling and health checking, preparation brushing out bathing and drying.  Health and safety within the salon.

During this we aim to 4 techniques clipping, scissoring, handstriping and grooming out.  You will be taught the basic head, body, tail and ear shapes that will cover most of pet styles.

By the end of this course you will be confident in styling and finishing but would aim on improving your speed.

Level 2 7763-02 Qualification with Level 3 tuition.

£4100.00

24 days

20 onsite

4 Guided Home Study

Level 3

7863-03

This course is designed for those who already hold a Level 2 qualification.  The course will cover trimming and styling to Level 3 qualification standard and the practical and theory assessments for the qualification.

Contents as above.

£4300.00

40 days

32 onsite

8 Guided Home Study

Level 2

7763-02

Level 3

7863-03

This course is designed for those students who wish to complete both Level 2 and Level 3 qualification together.  It is designed for those students have a career in professional dog grooming.  You will cover a variety of styles and techniques which will enable you to groom all types of pet dogs.

Contents as above.

£6200.00

 

All above courses will include: -

  • Level 2 or Level 3 qualification
  • Exclusive Dee for Dogs Course Manual
  • Exclusive Dee for Dogs Course workbook
  • Salon Certificate
  • Certificated RVN First Aid day (Dates available throughout the year. Only available for 20 day courses Not available for courses under 20 day course) All other student have an option to book onto one of the first aid days at an additional cost.
  • Gola Theory Exam Level 2 7763-02 (on site)
  • Evolve Theory Exam Level 3 7863-03 (offsite June and November held at a local college)

Open Learning Qualification only.

Number of days

City & Guilds

Qualification

Description

Price £

6 days

Level 2

7763-02

The Open Learning Courses are designed for those students who are already have the training and experience to Level 2 standard.

You will be required to put together a portfolio of evidence.  Proof of working within the industry and certificate will be need for this course.

£1600.00

12 days

6 onsite

6 Guided Home Study

Level 3

7863-03

The Open Learning Courses are designed for those students who are already working within the industry and who have completed their Level 2 qualification.

These students will be competent dog groomers and be able to groom a dog in a breed standard trim in suitable timescale.

You will be required to put together a portfolio of evidence.  Proof of working within the industry and certificate will be need for this course.

 

 

£1800.

 

Course times are 9.00 to 4.00  Tuesday to Friday.

Please come with suitable attire jeans t-shirt and flat closed in shoes.

All trainees have access to the Dee for Dogs Trainee page on Facebook which give you help and support at all time.

We aim to give trainees access to 2 dog a day.

All students are encouraged to build a portfolio of their work, including groom outlines health checks and photographs.

We have full internet access if you would like to use some of your time to revise.

Personnel Protective Equipment will be available to all trainees.

We have a kitchen area where trainees can relax and prepare food and drink.  Fridge, kettle toaster and microwave are all available to use.

We have free parking in the designated car park 400 yards from the shop.

If you have any further queries, or wish to book one of our courses, please telephone (01702) 232623

 

WE REQUIRE A 25% DEPOSIT ON BOOKING AND THE REMAINDER IS PAYABLE TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE COMMENCEMENT.

PLEASE NOTE.  ALL DEPOSITS ARE NON REFUNDABLE.  ONLINE APPLICATION WILL GET A 14 DAY COOLING OFF PERIOD.  REFUNDS WILL BE SUBJECT TO A 50% ADMINISTRATION FEE.  IF BOOKING AND COMMENCEMENT OF THE COURSE IS LESS THAT 28 DAYS NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN.

PLEASE NOTE WE CAN ACCEPT PAYMENT BY CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD - PLEASE TELEPHONE IF YOU REQUIRE THIS OPTION.  (2% CHARGE IS MADE FOR PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD. PAYMENT BY DEBIT CARD IS FREE).