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Our Professional Dog Grooming Training Courses

Snoots Dog Grooming Training Centre provides complete dog grooming training courses in Goole, Yorkshire. With easy link access to train lines and the M62 and accommodation can be recommended if required, opening the courses to all across the UK. Feel free to call us and discuss your needs.

Practical Diploma Certificate

On completion of this course, you will have the skills to begin your grooming career, whether it be mobile or within a salon environment.

We offer in-house practical training but without the theory or exam aspects of the course. This is a 16-day course. The following will be taught in the course:

  • How to safely prepare and bath your dogs
  • Various drying techniques taught for different coats and undercoats
  • Trimming of hygiene areas explained and practised
  • Nail clipping introduced and practised
  • Tips and ideas on how to create a clean, workable environment
  • Safely carry out pet trims on a variety of breeds
  • Learning techniques for shaping heads including round heads( Bichons), Rectangle head (Schnauzer), spaniel heads and clean faces.
  • Special handling techniques on difficult dogs including old, young and temperamental dogs
  • Learning to deal with and provide specialised care for specific coat types including hand stripping
  • Breed standard cuts

Course duration: 18 days
Price: £3350

£500 non-refundable deposit secures your start date and balance is due two weeks prior to the start date given.

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City and Guilds Level 2 - Grooming Assistant 7763-02

Level 2 teaches you the basics of dog grooming which would enable you to go on to become an assistant dog groomer, kennel worker and also gives you the foundations to work your way up to studying for the City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma at a future date.

The areas we will teach you:

  • Assessment of the dog
  • How to safely bath and dry
  • Different blow drying techniques
  • Nail clipping introduced and practised
  • Handling of various canine temperaments
  • Tips and ideas on how to create a clean, workable environment
  • Maintenance of equipment
  • Legislation and Codes of Practice
  • Risk Assessments
  • Ongoing support

Course duration: 12 days
Price: £2300

£500 non-refundable deposit secures your start date and balance is due two weeks prior to the start date given.

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Snoots Dog Grooming Training centre City and Guilds courses

City and Guilds Level 2 - Plus styling (Level 3 Training) 7763-02

On completion of this course, you will have the skills to begin your grooming career, whether it be mobile or within a salon environment.

The areas we will cover in this course:

  • Various drying techniques taught for different coats and undercoats
  • Clipping and Scissor work taught to pet/breed standard
  • Basic styling and finishing of breed standard trims
  • Nail clipping introduced and practised
  • Handling of various canine temperaments
  • Hand-stripping
  • Head styles and shapes
  • The anatomy and physiology of different breeds
  • Tips and ideas on how to create a clean, workable environment
  • Basic first aid
  • Health check
  • Risk Assessments
  • Maintenance of equipment
  • Legislation and Codes of Practice
  • Ongoing support

Course duration: 24 days
Price: £4350

£500 non-refundable deposit secures your start date and balance is due two weeks prior to the start date given.

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Snoots Dog Grooming Training centre Dog Grooming Diploma

Level 3 Dog Grooming Diploma 7863-03

On completion of this course, you will have the skills to begin your grooming career, whether it be mobile or within a salon environment.

The areas we will cover in this course:

  • For those already Level 2 qualified
  • 20 days practical work alongside 5 days home study
  • The anatomy and physiology of different breeds
  • Disease and health check
  • Foot Shapes
  • Leg Shapes
  • Clipping to breed standard styles
  • Head shaping to all styles
  • Hand stripping
  • Scissoring techniques
  • Deciding on the correct grooming technique for specific breeds
  • Discussing with clients and their requirements
  • Handling of difficult dogs
  • Understanding coat types specific to breeds
  • Ongoing support

The Diploma is certified with 1 written exam and 4 practical exams which is to groom 4 dogs to a high-quality breed standard, all taking place on site during your training days.

Course duration: 25 days
Price: £4300

£500 non-refundable deposit secures your start date and balance is due two weeks prior to the start date given.

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Snoots Dog Grooming Training centre combined Diploma

Level 2 & 3 Combined Diploma 7763-02-7863-03

We are proud to offer the new City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma Qualification which incorporates the City and Guilds Level 2 Qualification as well which is a necessary step before being allowed to qualify for the Level 3 Diploma.

  • The anatomy and physiology of different breeds
  • Disease and health check
  • Foot Shapes
  • Leg Shapes
  • Clipping to breed standard styles
  • Head shaping to all styles
  • Hand stripping
  • Scissoring techniques
  • Deciding on the correct grooming technique for specific breeds
  • Discussing with clients and their requirements
  • Handling of difficult dogs
  • Understanding coat types specific to breeds.
  • Ongoing support

The Diploma is certified with 1 written exam and 4 practical exams which is to groom 4 dogs to a high-quality breed standard, all taking place on site during your training days.

Course duration: 30 days
Price: £6600

£500 non-refundable deposit secures your start date and balance is due two weeks prior to the start date given.

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Snoots Dog Grooming Training centre Dog Grooming Diploma

Level 3 Dog Grooming Diploma Qualification Only 7863-03

This is for those who have already achieved the City and Guilds Level 2 qualification and have a minimum of 6 months trimming and styling experience. An assessment day is essential to establish that you are ready to complete the qualification.

A minimum of 5 days on site practical work is required, as well as guided home study to fulfil the required qualification. Training days will be given if needed before qualification

Course duration: 4+
Price: starting at £1500

£500 non-refundable deposit secures your start date and balance is due two weeks prior to the start date given.

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The Professional Groomers Textbook

And there's more...

All of our courses now include first aid training and certificate.

You also get and a textbook for home study entitled What Every Professional Groomer Should Know - The Professional Groomers Textbook.

For dog grooming training in Yorkshire give us a call

01405 769425
07872 144303 - Out of hours