Train for your new career in dog grooming with Dapper Dogs in Norwich. We deliver Qualification Grooming Courses (City & Guilds and Open College Network West Midlands) - as well as Commercial Grooming Courses (non qualification). Full time/Flexible or Combination training schedules. Courses for 2022 - see 'Training' on menu.


The Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Course - Cost £3450 (Full time or Flexible)

Designed for those who wish to learn the basic cuts and trims and be able to work as a groomer or grooming assistant. The qualification covers assessing, recording and planning grooming work, health checking dogs prior to grooming and a knowledge of essential first aid. The qualification is made up of a range of theoretical and practical units related to canine health & wellbeing and the cutting and trimming of dogs' coats.

Qualification Units:-

  • Welcome, receive and care for customers
  • Promote and maintain the health and wellbeing of animals
  • Health checking a dog
  • Carry out basic cuts and trims on dogs
  • Assess, plan and record grooming plans and work
  • Canine First Aid Certificate

On successful completion of this qualification course the learner may elect to progress on to the Level 3 Diploma - or choose to go directly in to employment and seek work in a grooming salon or similar environment. Learners should be aged 17 and above - and be comfortable around dogs of all breeds and sizes.

This is a 20 day (125 hour) course  - with some additional home study

Cost £3450 - (inclusive of Open College Network West Midlands qualification and Certificate, all registration fees, manuals and workbooks and  theoretical guidance).

Payment Methods:  Debit Card / Credit Card / Cash /BACS