Professional Dog Grooming Training

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The Dog House is a highly successful and well regarded dog grooming business offering Dog Grooming Training Courses in Fakenham, North Norfolk, to people throughout the UK.

We are also an approved Open College Network West Midlands centre (OCN) and City & Guilds satellite offering the nationally recognised Level 2 and 3 Diploma Qualifications in dog grooming.

We are passionate about our business offer… Quality dog grooming and training with an exceptional level of service and care. We are committed to achieving the very best standards in commercial pet dog grooming.

We have a contemporary forward thinking business ethos and  we teach current up to date dog grooming skills as well as the related theory in a busy, modern, well equipped commercial studio.

If you’re passionate about dogs and excited about starting a career or business in dog grooming then we’d love to share our skills and knowledge with you.

The Dog House is situated in beautiful North Norfolk. It’s a great place to come and train. After an intense day’s work a walk on our stunning dog friendly beaches – Wells-next-the-Sea and Holkham will enlighten & refresh you. Or relax in one of our many local dog friendly pubs, hotels or B&B’s. We have arranged some fantastic local accommodation deals, exclusive to The Dog House to help trainees with some distance to travel, budget for training. Give us a call to discuss.


Our Training Courses

Our training courses and optional Level 2 and Level 3 Diploma qualifications are aimed at anyone wishing to start a career in dog grooming, find employment as a groomers’ assistant, or start their own dog grooming business from home, mobile or from commercial premises.

All our courses are fully flexible to fit around your lifestyle.

If you are able to commit to several weeks of intensive training we can offer this in consecutive weekly blocks, but if current work or family commitments prohibit this, you can plan your training with us to suit. We work with a maximum of 5 trainees on each weekly training block booked and will plan your preferred training schedule with you, subject to availability, at the time of booking.

Our ‘Is Dog Grooming For Me?’ Taster Day, is an unbiased opportunity to spend a day with our team & students learning more about the profession & training options. Ask questions, chat informally, watch grooming demonstrations & get hands on in our busy studio if you fancy a doggie cuddle or two. Find out for sure if this is your future career.

Our course prices are highly competitive, run on a flexible basis & with flexible payment options to help you budget & plan for your future whilst continuing to work or fit around your family commitments.

OCN Level 3 Diploma and City & Guilds Level 2 and 3 Diploma qualifications are also available as Stand Alone options for applicants proving sufficient industry experience & wishing to get up to date & qualified.

Our 2 day course City & Guilds Level 2 in Competency in Dog Walking is ideal for people offering a professional dog walking service, covering essential health & safety, animal welfare, risk assessing & client consultations. This qualification will give your customers the assurance of a high standard of care for their family dog & give you a marketing edge over unqualified competitors. If you also offer pet sitting services you can add the City & Guilds Level 2 in Pet Sitting to the package.

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