City & Guilds Level 3

Snoots Dog Grooming Training Centre C&G Level 3 Diploma


We are proud to offer the new City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma Qualification which incorporates the City and Guilds Level 2 Qualification as well which is a necessary step before being allowed to qualify for the Level 3 Diploma.

This is a brand new qualification for 2017 and is taking over the current Level 3 Intro course to become a more intensive Diploma qualification, allowing you to leave

your training with the highest of Level 3 qualifications.


Starting at Level 2 teaches you the very basics of dog grooming which would enable you to go on to become an assistant dog groomer, kennel worker but this way it gives you the foundations to work your way up to studying for the City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma.

Below are the areas we will teach you on in order to qualify for the Level 2 certification:


  • How to safely prepare and bath your dogs

  • Various drying techniques taught for different coats and undercoats

  • Clipping and Scissor work taught to pet standard

  • Nail clipping introduced and practiced

  • Handling of various canine temperaments

  • Tips and ideas on how to create a clean, workable environment

  • Maintenance of equipment

  • Pet First Aid Certificate obtained


New Level 3 Diploma:


Once your foundations are in place from Level 2 we move your skills on to prepare you for the Level 3 Diploma this will include training in:



  • Foot Shapes

  • Leg Shapes

  • Clipping to breed standard styles

  • Head shaping to all styles

  • Handstripping

  • Scissoring techniques

  • Deciding on the correct grooming technique for specific breeds

  • Discussing with clients and their requirements

  • Handling of difficult dogs

  • Understanding coat types specific to breeds.


Once the Diploma is complete learners are fully qualified to work or set up a business in the real world. Learners will leave Snoots with a high standard of practical skills and the combined knowledge of breeds and styles to aid in your everyday grooming work.


The Diploma is certified with 2 exams, one is an external written exam and the other is an internal practical exam which is to groom 4 dogs to a high quality breed standard.​

Course duration: 40 days

Price: £5700

For more information or to arrange a taster session, please contact us on

01405 769425

Snoots Dog Grooming Spa & Training // 48 Pasture Road, Goole, DN14 6EZ  //  01405 769425 

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