Animal Grooming, Certificate | Part time online | Warnborough College | United Kingdom
4 days
395 GBP/full
395 GBP/full
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The Animal Grooming course from Warnborough College helps you develop a fundamental understanding of animal grooming.


Key facts

Learn to Groom All Types of Animals with the Animal Grooming course from Warnborough College

  • Animal groomers are in high demand, and this is only likely to increase.
  • Students studying this course will gain a solid foundation of knowledge in animal grooming – for a variety of applications, practical and aesthetic, including cleanliness and health, and showing animals.
  • Animals covered in the course include dogs, cats, cattle, horses, poultry, rabbits, captive wildlife.

We Groom animals for many different reasons:

  • Cleanliness and Health – For both the animals and the owners.
  • To Make them Look Better – Fur is trimmed, washed and even coloured, perhaps plaited and ribbons added, for animals to be presented in a competition.
  • Practical Reasons e.g. Poodles were originally trimmed to allow them to swim without wet fur dragging them down, but leaving balls of fur around joints.
  • Safety – Bird beaks might have sharp tips removed to stop them injuring other birds.
  • Conservation – Deer may have horns removed to discourage poachers.

Programme Structure


  • Scope and Nature of Grooming
  • Animal Biology
  • Caring for the Skin and Coat
  • Specialised Grooming Tasks
  • Handling Animals
  • Grooming Dogs
  • Grooming Exotic Animals
  • Safety in the Grooming Workplace
  • Preparing for Showing
  • The Business of Grooming Planning a new grooming business

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 4 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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  • Start at any time – study at a pace that suits you, and with full tutor support for the duration of your studies.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • It is studied by distance learning, so you can study in the comfort of your own home. But this doesn’t mean you are all alone in your studies.  Our highly qualified and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way.  If you have any questions at all, they are always happy to help.
  • Each lesson includes set tasks, and is completed with an assignment which the student submits to their course tutor.  The tutor will mark the assignment and return this to the student with comments and suggestions for further reading.

Tuition Fee

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    395 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 395 GBP for the full programme during 4 days.
  • National

    395 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 395 GBP for the full programme during 4 days.


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