Animal Grooming (5N0752)

Animal Grooming (5N0752) QQI Level 5


This course is suitable for those who wish to work under supervision and independently in an animal grooming facility.

Course Content:

:: Canine, feline and other small animal body language so as to handle, house and groom animals appropriately
:: Cycles of hair and nail growth in a variety of dog breeds and other small animals

:: Anatomical skin structure and physical skin appearance in animals so as to be able to suggest skin and coat 


:: Potential causes of hair loss and how to deal with them if evident in the grooming facility

:: Correct uses of equipment used in the grooming facility and the appropriate maintenance of such equipment

:: Information sources, including dog owner, examination and observations of dog, to plan the grooming process including brushing and de-matting, nail and ear care, bathing, drying and clipping, hand stripping and or cutting as appropriate


Assessment: Skills Demonstration 40%, Learner Record 40%, Exam 20% 

Accreditation: Animal Grooming (5N0752) QQI Level 5 

Spring term, 6 x Wednesday nights (7-9.30pm) & five days.

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