Duration: 20 intensive hands on practical  lessons approx 3.5-4hrs available mon-fri 9.45am-1.30-2pm and or sat/sun 9am-12.30/1pm by arrangement plus 60 hrs theory homestudy online via our eportfolio system.

Availability: mon-fri and occasional sat/sun by arrangement courses run all year round and are tailored to suit in attendance on receipt or your course enrolement/deposit we would send you current availability for the next few months at that time to choose and tailore the course to suit.

Location: SmartPets Grooming School Unit 41 Dunlop Ind Units, 8 Balloo Drive, Bangor. Northern Ireland BT197QY

Entrance Requirements: age 16 plus. Non except a love of dogs and willing to learn. Dog grooming is physically demanding and requires long periods of standing and some heavy lifting we recommend students are physically fit if you have any health/learning difficulties please contact us for further details.

Qualification: Ocn Ni Level 3 Diploma in Commerical Grooming, Animal Welfare & Salon Management

Certification: This is a nationally and industry recognised qualification which is on the Regulated Qualification Framework

Course Description:

 This is an intensive practical hands on grooming course covering commercial pet grooming skills bathing, drying, dematting, ear & nail care and Clipping & Styling in everyday pet and breed standard trims as well as covering scissoring and handstripping techiques.  You will learn basic head styles and body trims and how to adapt them to suit a range of popular breeds to start a career or business grooming. The course will also cover business and salon management and equipment maintance and health care and safe handling and restraint methods throughout the course and help you with setting up your business pricing and also cover indepth canine health care, pet first aid cpcr everything for the aspiring Professional dog groomer.

Qualification and assessment: Students will achieve an Ocn Level 3 Diploma on successful completion of the course and coursework which involves building a portfolio of evidence of practical work throughout training and some short answer assignments and tasks no scarey exams.

Course fee:£5295.00-  50% deposit required at time of booking and balance due 7 days prior to course start

Fee  includes: Course manuals, grooming styling guide and charts, grooming overall and personal protective equipment, scissor set and business record templates. Equiptment and salon management guide and  preferential discount codes. Ongoing email and facebook student support group post course priceless!.  2 FREE DAYS IMPROVER GROOMING WITH YOUR FIRST 12 MONTHS OF BUSINESS

To Enrol: Complete the booking form and email back to iaccollege@aol.com

Pay course fee on receipt of both we will email you current availability to choose from if you would like to pay via bacs/card contact us on 02891450585


£5,295.00 一般價格
  • By enrolling on the course YOU ARE AGREEING to our terms and conditions set out below AND DECLARE THAT YOU HAVE DISCLOSED ALL REVELANT FACTS:

    50% deposit  is required at time of booking and the balance is due 7 days cleared funds prior to course start.

     Course deposits are non refundable after course enrolment under any circumstances as we reserve each space for individual students with a max of 4 students at any time and we pay the registration/insurance fees etc for each student on registration as well as sending students information and distance learning course information exclusive to our courses. We recommend you take out your own insurance to cover curtailment of the course.

    Should you cancel your course you will lose your 50% deposit.

    Once a course is started if you cancel the course no refund will be given and you will lose your course fees.

    All dates must be prebooked prior to course commencement.

    Students will be allowed ONE change of dates for attendance course at the managements discretion in the event of proof of illness/accident or close family death/jury service were it is unavoidable occurrence that the student cannot attend. All dates must be taken within 12 months from the dates of enrolment otherwise the fees will be lost.

    All spaces are reserved exclusively for you alongside your working station and training dogs arranged for you, should you fail to turn up for any training session booked you will lose that training day. Should you fail to complete the course all fees will be forfeited for the booking reserved for you.

    Smartpets Iacc cannot be held responsible for the length of time the awarding body take to issue certificates or any injury/loss to students whilst undertaking training and in the event of any unforeseen/exceptional circumstances eg tutor illness/act of good/power failure within the salon/covid/government restrictions etc should training days/venue need to be rescheduled.


    • Applicants must be 16 years of age.

    Applicants who have never worked professional with dogs/grooming are advised to take a taster day prior to enrolment. The taster fee is refundable should you book a full course.

    • Applicants must be drug/alchol free other than prescription prescribed by a medical doctor.

    Applicants should check they are up to date with tetanus.

    Applicants should be physically and mentally fit, if you have any medical/mental health/allergy problems these must be advised prior to course booking, Pet grooming is both mentally and physically demanding and this course may not be suitable for persons with certain medical complaints. A doctors letter will be required prior to acceptance for those with medical conditions. We recommend that you check that your tetanus is up to date.


    As part of training, every student will be responsible cleaning of bath tub, floors,cages, tables and equipment which they use throughout there training.


    Students must come to classes dressed appropriately and wear any safety gear/overalls etc provided. Students should wear flat shoes, trousers and have no excessive jewellery except wedding rings permissble and one small set of earrings.


    Students are expected to act in a mature and considerate manner in all functions in the school. The following may result in disciplinary action, including suspension or dismissal from the training program which will result in loss of all fees paid:

    • Vandalism

    • Consumption of alcoholic beverages/drugs

    • Smoking in non-designated area (Smoking is not prohibited in the school)

    • Physical abuse or harassment

    • Improper handling of animals

    • Stealing (Will be prosecuted)

    • Abusive Language

    • Poor Attitude

    IACC will do its best to teach all students of all abilities, however Iacc cannot be held responsible should a student be a slow learner and not complete all of the course objectives and require additional tuition.

    50% Deposit is required at time of booking and the balance of All tuition fees must be cleared funds at least 7 working days prior to course commencement OR BY PRIOR ARRANEGMENT IN WRITING.

    Smartpets Iacc reserve the right to refuse admission without reason to any person.

    By signing up to our courses you are agreeing to our terms and conditions.