Thinking of a new career not sure?
Why not come along to one of our 3 hour grooming taster sessions.
Get some hands on practical to see what training is like and view the salon, equipment and set up required to see if grooming is for you!!
Ask the experts all the questions you have and discuss our courses.
Dates are tailored to suit and allocated on a first come first served basis as course fee is received on receipt of such we will email you a list of next available dates for you to choose from courses run all year round at our salon in Bangor Northern Ireland.
Duration: 3hrs
9.30-12.30pm mon-fri  or 9am-12pm sat other times may be available please ask.
Fee: £250 includes information pack. Click  on the work document to download enrolement form.

Career Paths for Professional Dog Groomers

Dog grooming is a diverse industry with a variety of exciting career possibilities. Whether you enjoy working from home or aspire to open your own business, you’re sure to find a career path that works for you

Run your own dog grooming salonor go mobile

Be your own boss! Dog grooming is a great industry for aspiring entrepreneurs who want to work with dogs and work there own hours around there lifestyle. When you enrol in the OCN LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA DOG GROOMING COURSE,  you’ll also be trained in the essentials of running a dog grooming business. This optional training prepares you to launch your own business and grow your clientele.

In today’s fast-paced world, mobile dog groomers are in extremely high demand, so you can charge a premium for your services! You may choose to invest in a mobile grooming van/trailer or work out of your clients’ homes. 

Work For a Grooming
Salon/work within another pet business or go mobile

From independent salons to major pet retailers eg pets at home, Jolleys, dog grooming franchises, a skilled dog groomer is always in demand. If your goal is to work for an established grooming salon or as an in-house groomer inside another pet business vets, kennels etc, a solid dog grooming education will be a huge asset. You’ll stand out as a candidate who has the skills and dedication to get the job done properly and safely. 

Work as a Dog Groomer
From Home/rent a table in a salon

 Start a grooming business in the comfort of your home or rent a table within a salon. You’ll be able to run your own business and set your own hours without worrying about additional retail and location costs. Work part-time or full-time, the choice is completely up to you!