BIGA Member Training Centres

BIGA member training schools provide professional pet grooming training and qualifications. 
Training schools are quality assured in accordance with recognised qualification / accreditation pathways. 


We understand that looking for the right training school for a career in dog grooming can be challenging so BIGA only supports those schools who are following a recognised qualification or accreditation pathway.

These schools follow a set of learning criteria subject to external standardisation from their awarding body. They have formal support and complaints procedures, should you require them.

Courses for dog grooming still varies widely. Some courses will follow the qualification pathways (usually colleges) and others will fast track and combine qualification contents in their own courses (Usually private schools)

When looking for a grooming school it is important that you find out who is teaching you the practical skills and what their experience levels are, as this will vary. Have a look at the tutors qualifications, accolades and reviews, as well as locations. 

Choose one of the BIGA member schools and don't forget to get signed up to BIGA with a first year FREE membership.                        Your chosen school will supply you with the code required on sign up.

If you'd like to become a trained and qualified professional pet groomer, please contact one of the training centres directly.

If you are a training school providing an accredited qualification, please join us here!


Please note: if you are already an experienced and/or trained groomer and would like to get qualified, pls speak to a centre about fast-track options of taking the exams.


BIGA Member Training Centres

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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