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Diploma for Advanced Professional Dog Stylists



For those who have worked in the dog grooming industry for some time and have already gained experience. Wishing to expand your skills further, learn how to style different breeds of dogs with advanced styling techniques for the more technical breeds, with a view to salon management or a management position within the business.

You complete 7 core units:

NB: Level 3 Certificate in Introductory Dog Grooming is a pre-requisite for the Level 3 Diploma (hence why the same units are in the diploma).


You also choose optional units from group 1, to give you at least 2 additional credits, from:

(Each optional unit has a credit value between 2 and 6 credits.)


Plus one unit from group 2:

(Each unit has a credit value of 6 credits.)


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About The City & Guilds Dog Grooming Level 3 Course

The City & Guilds Dog Grooming level 3 course consists of two separate components, Certificate in Introductory Dog Grooming and Diploma for Professional Dog Stylists. The first part (Introductory) is able to be taken as a stand-alone qualification, whilst the second part (Professional) is a continuation of this qualification, requiring the marks achieved in the Introductory component to be carried forward in order to achieve the final grade.


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