Next Intake:
Full time/Blended: 19th April 2021 | Online: Anytime
Domestic Student
Course Duration

Online + 4 weeks


Up to 12 months

Class Days

Mon - Fri

Class Time

9am - 4pm

Work Placement

80 hours

Course Fee


*Course Fees include Enrolment fee and Material fee

Entry Requirement

Year 10 High School certificate or equivalent OR Certificate IV in a relevant qualification OR Mature aged student

International Student [Currently unable to accept International Student
Course Duration
Full Time
Working Holiday Visa - Blended
Class Days
Class Time
Work Placement
Course Fee
*Course Fees include Enrolment fee and Material fee

Entry Requirement

IELTS Language Score of 5.0 or equivalent

Dog Grooming 2
ACM 30617 Certificate III
Pet Grooming
CRICOS Code 0100377

The Certificate III Pet Grooming course is the Australian Nationally Recognised qualification for dog groomers. This qualification gives you the knowledge, skills and techniques to work as a dog groomer in the pet industry.

Students concentrate on the grooming of dogs, including brushing, combing, clipping nails, cleaning ears, bathing, drying techniques, clippering and scissor finishing techniques as well as proper pattern setting for various breeds. Emphasis is placed on perfecting grooming skills while concentrating on proper breed profile, increasing speed and efficiency while developing maximum grooming potential.

The curriculum has been designed to ensure that the students learn to groom in a skillful, responsible, and professional manner and that their scope of knowledge creates highly qualified professionals. Under the direction and instruction of qualified grooming teachers, students acquire the techniques and skills necessary for competence in the field of professional pet grooming and styling. Practical grooming applications and handling techniques are complemented by a structured self-study program.

Some of subjects covered in the qualification:

  • Breed Grooming & Styling
  • Dog Anatomy
  • Ears and Nail Care
  • Bathing and Drying different coat type
  • Pet First Aid

This qualification will be delivered by Dentos Pet Stylist Academy (RTO provider code 2875, CRICOS Code 01854A). Dentos Pet Stylist Academywill issue your qualification upon successful completion of your course. Please see Terms & Conditions for further details.

Units of Study

Work effectively in the companion animal industry
Contribute to workplace health and safety processes
Provide reception services for an animal care facility
Provide information on companion animals, products and services
Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work
Organise workplace information
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Provide enrichment for animals
Provide basic first aid for animals
Provide basic care of dogs
Complete animal care hygiene routines
Maintain and monitor animal health and well being
Provide grooming services for companion animal comfort
Provide companion animal hydro-bathing services
Perform dog grooms on different coat types
Perform a cross breed clip

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