Open College Network Northern Ireland



Qualification Aim The OCN NI Level 3 Diploma in Commercial Dog Grooming, Animal Welfare and Salon Management qualification has been developed in conjunction with the International Animal Care College and Smartpets Grooming School.

The qualification will provide learners with an understanding of what is required when grooming different breeds of dogs, and the skills necessary to carry out dog grooming as well as animal welfare and salon management activities.

Qualification Objectives

The objectives of the qualification are to enable learners to:

understand animal welfare legislation and safe handling of dogs assess,

plan and record grooming requirements prepare dogs for grooming and styling

carry out styling and finishing of dogs understand the roles and responsibilities of a pet first aider

manage a dog grooming salon.

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The British Isles Grooming Association (BIGA)

A Not-for-Profit Trade Association and Community Support Network

 Registered at St. George‚Äôs House, 14 George Street, Huntingdon, Cambs. PE29 3GH. Reg. No. 10085801

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