4-Day Course For Professionals
What You Will Learn
You will learn all the essential skills necessary to groom dogs safely and correctly.
It’s a hands-on course and you will get to do 4 full grooms during the 4 days.
After only 4 days training with Jill, you will learn all the skills needed to be able to launch a business from home, get a job in a salon or start your own mobile grooming business.
This course is not government accredited (as Dog Grooming is an unregulated industry) but you will receive a Certificate when you complete the course.
Safe handling of the dogs
Ear and eye care
Bathing and blow-drying to a professional standard
How to clip the hair to different lengths using blades and attachments
How to shape the face, ears, paws and tail to make them look really cute
De-shedding, undercoat stripping and hand stripping demonstrations
How to market your new skills and get your first clients
Nail trimming, including black nails
Clipping the hygiene areas of the dog safely
Brushing and combing methods and choice of tools for different coat types
Scissoring techniques using 5 different scissor types
Recognising various types of hair and breeds of dog
Selecting and purchasing the correct grooming equipment
Cost & Location
The cost for the 4 days training is $2,470 and includes:
A training and safety manual
Use of all equipment
12 months of phone support with Jill
The dog models
Details of where to purchase grooming tools at trade prices
Access to the online Membership where you can view the training videos
The course is held at the Smooch a Pooch salon in Cairns & DGS Imports in Brisbane.
The days start at 8.15 am and finish at 3 pm.
You will leave the course after only 4 days filled with the excitement of knowing that you have sufficient skills to launch your new dog grooming career or business.
Who This Course Is For
The 4-day hands-on workshop is $2,470 and is a very small investment for anyone wishing to enter the pet industry and become a professional groomer. You can start earning this back within a week of completing the course with Jill.
Next Course Dates for 2024
Cairns 2023 and 2024
December 2023 - 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th - last course in Cairns at 2023 price of $2,200
2024 Courses $2,470
January 16, 17, 19, 20th
March 5, 6, 8, 9th
Brisbane 2023 and 2024
December 2023 11th and 12th – 1-day or 2-day Course ($600 per day) This is the last course for 2023. It is a 'taster course' so you can come for a day and see if professional dog grooming is for you.
2024 - 4-day Course is $2,470 (max 7 spaces)
January 29, 30, 31 and Feb 1st (4 spaces left)