Dog Grooming (Level 3 Award)

eDistant Learning
Course Type: Home Study
Study Hours: 110 Hours/Flexible
Tel: 0800 009 6081

The NCFE Dog Grooming course is divided into twelve
comprehensive units:

Unit 1: Man's History with Dogs
The History of Dog Grooming
The Dog Grooming Profession

Unit 2: Dog Breeds

Breed Recognition
Dog Anatomy and Physiology
Dog Diseases
First Aid

Unit 3: Types of Coat
Smooth Coat Breeds
Short Coat Breeds
Double Coat Breeds
Long and Silky Coat Breeds
Harsh and Wiry Coat Breeds
Curly and Woolly Breeds
Corded Coated Breeds

Unit 4: Types of Coat
Short Coat Breeds
Long Coat Breeds
Designer Breeds

Unit 5: Equipment Required
Grooming Tools
Uniforms and Protective Clothing
Protective Equipment
Products Required
Price Lists
Suppliers Information and Contact Details

Unit 6: Safety Measures
Dog Psychology
Dog Control
Pre-Bath - Bath - Post Bath

Unit 7: Grooming
Dealing with Double Coats
Professional Grooming Shortcuts
Working with Puppies
Working with the Senior Dog

Unit 8: Terriers
Terrier Trims - Head Details - Body Details - Hand Stripping - Terrier Breeds - Airedale Terrier - Australian Terrier -Bedlington Terrier - Cairn Terrier - Dandie Dinmont Terrier - Irish Terrier - Kerry Blue Terrier - Lakeland Terrier - Norfolk Terrier - Norwich Terrier - Schnauzer - Scottish Terrier - Sealyham Terrier - Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier - Welsh
Terrier - West Highland White Terrier - Wire Fox Terrier - Yorkshire Terrier - Breed Grooming Comparisons

Unit 9: Spaniel Breeds
Spaniel Breed Trims - American Cocker Spaniel - American Water Spaniel - Cavalier King Charles Spaniel - English Cocker Spaniel - English Springer Spaniel - English Toy Spaniel - Irish Water Spaniel - Welsh Springer Spaniel Poodle Types - Poodle Breed Trims - Miniature Poodle - Standard Poodle - Toy Poodle

Unit 10: Setter Breeds
Setter Trims - English Setter - Gordon Setter - Irish Red Setter - Other Breeds - Bichon Frise - Old English Sheepdog - Portuguese Water Dog - Mixed Breeds and Designer Dogs

Unit 11: Drop Coat Breeds

Drop Coat Trims - Coton de Tulear - Havanese - Lhasa Apso - Pomeranian - Shih Tzu - Troubleshooting

Unit 12: The Law and You
Health and Safety
First Aid
Setting Up in Business
Choosing Premises
Salon Design
Business Plan
Business Profile
Business Portfolio

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