Dog Grooming Diploma

Module 1 The Role of a Dog Groomer
Unit 1 What is dog grooming?
Unit 2 The benefits of dog grooming
Unit 3 Equipment
Unit 4 Different Roles
Unit 5 Shows
Module 2 Anatomy and History of Dogs
Unit 1 The head
Unit 2 Neck, shoulders and chest
Unit 3 Forelegs and hind legs
Unit 4 Paws
Unit 5 Claws
Unit 6 Rear end
Unit 7 Man's best friend
Unit 8 Origins of dog grooming
Unit 9 What keeps a dog's coat healthy?
Unit 10 Genetics
Unit 11 General health
Unit 12 Diet
Module 3 Canine Health
Unit 1 Internal parasites
Unit 2 External parasites
Unit 3 Canine First Aid
Unit 4 Managing injuries
Module 4 Bathing and Brushing Skills
Unit 1 Training to groom
Unit 2 Handling difficult dogs
Unit 3 Brushing techniques
Unit 4 Massage
Unit 5 Breed-specific grooming techniques
Unit 6 How to bathe a dog
Unit 7 How to dry a dog
Module 5 Clipping Skills
Unit 1 Clipping and stripping
Unit 2 Stripping techniques
Unit 3 Clipping techniques
Unit 4 Basic techniques
Unit 5 Pet cut
Unit 6 Advanced clipping styles
Unit 7 Spaniel coats
Unit 8 Poodle Coats
Module 6 Teeth, Toes and Beyond
Unit 1 Face - Cleaning and Identifying Problems
Unit 2 Fur - cleaning and identifying problems
Unit 3 Eyes - cleaning and identifying problems
Unit 4 Ears - cleaning and identifying problems
Unit 5 Teeth - cleaning and identifying problems
Unit 6 Claws - cleaning and identifying problems
Module 7 Running a successful fixed or mobile dog grooming business
Unit 1 How to get started