Curriculum

Our curriculum includes a complete 100 hour course of study.  Diploma is valid nationwide. Once course is completed and diploma is awarded, graduates can groom in any part of the country.


Classes will include:

  • Maintenance grooming;
  • Salon safety techniques;
  • Basic first aid;
  • Dog anatomy;
  • Grooming tools, shears, dryers and supplies required for grooming;
  • Bathing, conditioning and drying procedures;
  • Nail clipping and ear cleaning;
  • Brushing, combing, deshedding and dematting;
  • Ear anatomy and care; 
  • Scissoring techniques;
  • Identifying potential health problems;
  • Time and quality grooming production requirements;
  • Poodle styles;
  • Standard breed cuts; 
  • Correcting body lines;
  • Proper cleaning and maintenance of the work area; 
  • Customer relations, appointment scheduling, business of pet grooming;
  • Clipper and shear maintenance.


Curriculum is subject to be changed depending on the class.

Clock hours are approximate.