Cat Grooming Qualification Diploma

iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Cat Grooming and Salon Management – 25 days:

iPET Network Level 3 Award in an Introduction to Cat Grooming

iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Cat Grooming and Introduction to Styling

iPET Network Level 3 Diploma In Cat Grooming and Salon Management

The Certificate and Diploma  can be fast tracked for Experienced Groomers Only

The qualification is designed for Candidates who wish to gain the skills and knowledge to prepare, style and finish a range of cat breeds, understand health and safety in a cat grooming salon, practice business management and gain skills in feline emergency first aid. The course is delivered over a minimum of 25 days practical training with additional theory work to be completed at home.

iPET Network have developed this NEW qualification in the canine and feline sector. Over the period of 25 days you will groom at least 20 cats to include a minimum of 8 different breeds, covering 4 different coat type but often many more.  There are no pre-requisites to starting the qualification, meaning you can join at level 3 without having completed a lower level course first.

Students will be trained in practical skills such as prepping, bathing, scissoring, clipping, styling and nail trimming on a variety of cat breeds.

Units included within this qualification are:

324: Health and Safety in a Cat Grooming Environment

325: Promote the Welfare of Cats conforming with Relevant Legislation

326: Customer Care and Managing Complaints

327: Assess and Plan Cat Grooming Styles and Maintenance of Equipment

328: Health Checking, Handling and Feline Behaviour

329: Prepare, Style and Finish a range of Cat Breeds

330: Planning the Operation of a Small Animal Business

332: Feline Emergency First Aid

Uniquely, candidates are continually assessed via practical demonstration and coursework. There is no requirement to sit a formal exam in order to achieve the qualification. iPET Network  have designed the qualification to have an excellent balance of theoretical and practical learning. Absolutely Animals wants to take the pressure out of adult learning and we can adapt to suit your learning style. Our aim is to improve industry standards by ensuring you walk out of our school fully qualified, confident and competent.

The iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Cat Grooming and Salon Management will demonstrate to an employer or the general public that candidates have the necessary technical skills and knowledge to successfully groom a range of cat breeds. This is a formal, regulated, nationally recognised qualification that will remain relevant throughout the Candidates career and can only be achieved by reaching the required skill level. It has been designed specifically for those looking to become professional cat groomers or those who already groom cats (as a hobby or career) but do not currently hold a nationally recognised qualification. This approach and elements are unique to our course syllabus making the qualification a more rounded and robust qualification.

A fast-track option is also available for experienced groomers seeking a formal qualification to confirm their skill level or those who have undertaken other qualifications but see the benefit in gaining the iPET Network qualification.