Grooming Courses

Grooming Courses are offered 3 days a week and scheduled Tuesday - Thursday 9am to 5pm.

 

Certificate: Grooming Assistant

This program will prepare you to assist experienced groomers by completing all aspects of Prep Work. To include, but not limited to, Advanced Face, Feet and Tail, Total Strip Down, Common Breed Patterns, Advanced dematting and Coat Preparation for color and styling.

Grooming 101 - Hours

120 Hours

Theory

30 Hours

Practical Hands On Training

90 Hours

 

Certificate: Intermediate Dog Groomer

In this program you will be able to accomplish full Pet Grooms, start to finish. The best known patterns, snap on combs, and Intermediate Hand Stripping and Scissor Finishes.

Grooming 102 - Hours

120 Hours

Theory

30 Hours

Practical Hands On Training

90 Hours

 

Diploma: Professional Dog Groomer & Stylist

This Program you will learn Speed, Advanced Patterns and profiles, Advanced Hand Stripping . This program puts a student at a competitive level in any groom shop, a must for those who want to make Grooming and Styling a serious career choice.

Grooming 103 - Hours

120 Hours

Theory

30 Hours

Practical Hands On Training

90 Hours

Certification: Certified Dog Groomer & Stylist

Courses are offered in both Part Time (1-3 days a week) and Full Time (5 days a week) schedules Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm.

Certification Classes are a courses designed for people who are currently working in the Pet Care Industry and have not received a diploma or certification from a grooming school but have the experience working with dogs.

 

In this course, experienced groomers will come to San Diego Grooming Academy and receive instruction in the grooming skills needing improvement and assed for grooming knowledge & safety practices.

Entrance Requirements:

  • Pass a written exam proving you have the knowledge needed to participate in this accelerated course.
  • Come to San Diego Grooming Academy and pass a practical grooming exam to demonstrate proficiency in grooming techniques. For non So. Cal student’s alternative methods of examination are available.

80 Hour Course:

This course can be a full or part-time opportunity. We understand that students in this course are currently working, and have clients to attend to. Full time enrollment will take 2 weeks to complete; one day a week attendance will take 10 weeks to complete the course. The course must be completed in 12 weeks or less.

Certification Program - Dog Groomer

80 Hours

Theory

10 Hours

Practical Hands On Training

70 Hours

THIS COURSE IS NOT DESIGNED OR AVAILABLE FOR BEGINNERS IN THE PET CARE INDUSTRY.

Go to top