iPet Network Limited

iPET Network Ltd
iPET Network is an Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation specialising in qualifications in the Canine and
Feline sector. iPET Network is unique in its approach, being a sector specific Awarding Organisation and are
constantly developing NEW Canine and Feline qualifications in the industry.
iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management – 603/5945/6
The iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management is designed to be flexible to meet
the real life needs and circumstances of its Candidates. It is aimed at Candidates who wish to gain the skills and
knowledge to prepare, style and finish a range of dog breeds, understand health and safety in a dog grooming
salon, understand business management and gain skills in canine emergency first aid.
Leading industry experts have reviewed this qualification to ensure the outcome is appropriate for the Dog
Grooming industry and the continued growth and development of the sector.
The qualification is an excellent balance of theoretical and practical learning to ensure that vocational skills
lead the qualification with underpinned knowledge developed
throughout.
Objectives of the qualification
This qualification is aimed to take Candidates on a journey from complete beginners to competent and
confident commercial dog groomers. Depending on the needs of the individual Candidate, the qualification
can:
prepare individuals to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or
requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding
prepare Candidates for employment
support a role in the workplace
encourage engagement in learning.
This qualification has been designed to enable Candidates to:
access a holistic approach to training
work practically with dogs
gain canine emergency first aid skills
understand business management and Health and Safety in a dog grooming environment
have effective communication skills for working with dogs and their owners and how to manage
complaints
gain skills to prepare, style and finish a range of dog breeds meeting the clients requirements and
breed standard.
Units covered:


iPET Network Ltd

iPET Network is an Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation specialising in qualifications in the Canine and Feline sector. iPET Network is unique in its approach, being a sector specific Awarding Organisation and are constantly developing NEW Canine and Feline qualifications in the industry.


iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management – 603/5945/6

The iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management is designed to be flexible to meet the real-life needs and circumstances of its Candidates. It is aimed at Candidates who wish to gain the skills and knowledge to prepare, style and finish a range of dog breeds, understand health and safety in a dog grooming salon, understand business management and gain skills in canine emergency first aid.

Leading industry experts have reviewed this qualification to ensure the outcome is appropriate for the Dog Grooming industry and the continued growth and development of the sector.

The qualification is an excellent balance of theoretical and practical learning to ensure that vocational skills lead the qualification with underpinned knowledge developed throughout


Objectives of the qualification

This qualification is aimed to take Candidates on a journey from complete beginners to competent and confident commercial dog groomers. Depending on the needs of the individual Candidate, the qualification can:

  • prepare individuals to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding
  • prepare Candidates for employment
  • support a role in the workplace
  • encourage engagement in learning

This qualification has been designed to enable Candidates to: 
  • access a holistic approach to training
  • work practically with dogs
  • gain canine emergency first aid skills
  • understand business management and Health and Safety in a dog grooming environment
  • have effective communication skills for working with dogs and their owners and how to manage complaints
  • gain skills to prepare, style and finish a range of dog breeds meeting the clients requirements and breed standard



Units covered:

iPET Network Reference No.

Title

Level

Credit

GLH

TQT

Unit Reference number

301

Health and Safety in a Dog Grooming Environment

3

2

13

20

Y/618/1636

302

Promote the Welfare of Dogs conforming with Relevant Legislation

3

3

13

30

D/618/1637

303

Customer Care and Managing Complaints

3

2

13

20

H/618/1638

304

Assess and Plan Dog Grooming Styles and Maintenance of Equipment

3

3

13

30

D/618/1640

305

Health Checking, Handling and Canine Behaviour

3

6

44

60

K/618/1639

306

Prepare, Style and Finish a range of Dog Breeds

3

20

189

203

H/618/1641

307

Canine Emergency First Aid

3

1

6

10

K/618/1642

308

Planning the Operation of a Small Canine Business

3

3

9

30

M/618/1643

For more details about this qualification or other qualifications awarded by iPET Network please visit www.ipetnetwork.co.uk


The British Isles Grooming Association (BIGA)

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

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

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