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Dog Grooming Training

The Dog House, Norfolk is excited to introduce a unique concept in dog grooming training.

Exclusive ‘On the Job’ Dog Grooming Training Placements with Guided Learning of up to 60 DAYS

 City & Guilds Level 2 and 3 Diploma qualifications optional

The Dog House Ltd. is a highly respected and well reviewed local dog groomers with an abundance of loyal customers. We are also an established City & Guilds Satellite dog grooming training centre. Our fabulous team proudly boast City & Guilds qualifications from Level 2 Grooming Assistant, Level 3 Diploma in Professional Dog Grooming to our Managing Director who is C&G Level 4 qualified as well as an AET and TAQA qualified dog grooming tutor and assessor.

We are a forward thinking business, passionate about dogs and constantly strive to deliver the very highest standards of professionalism. Our ‘On the Job’ placements offer the ultimate in a flexible and affordable alternative to other recognised training offers.


How do our On the JobDog Grooming Training Placements work?

Successful applicants will be invited to join us for up to 60 DAYS to work alongside our team learning professional dog grooming skills. This is not a traditionally structured training course; it is a holistic approach to training and an opportunity to learn ‘on the job’ in a real working professional dog grooming business. Our primary business ethos is the care and welfare of every dog we are entrusted to groom. In conjunction with this we offer exemplary customer service, a high standard of all aspects of dog grooming and attention to detail.

Dog grooming is not an easy job; it can be both physically and mentally demanding. Throughout the placement you will have the opportunity to shadow our team in all aspects of our daily work. You choose how much you wish to learn from your experience by choosing your own attendance, effort levels and contribution. Once a placement has been agreed you may attend every single working day between 9am and 5pm if you wish, completing your placement in 3 months or alternatively you may decide to attend just 1 or 2 days a week, it’s up to you. (Maximum placement length 12 months)

In the early stages of your placement you will work predominantly in the bathing room, learning vital preparation skills with all breeds and coat types. All aspects of professional dog grooming will be covered including dog health and welfare, human health and safety, dog grooming legislation and study sheets and training handbook will be provided. As your placement progresses you will shadow our stylists and learn clipping and scissoring skills from clip offs to breed standards leading to your independent completion of a variety of full grooms.

Every day you choose to attend will present a new learning opportunity. Every member of our team will support and encourage you to realise your maximum potential. This placement offers a successful applicant the opportunity of real genuine knowledge and an abundance of invaluable hands on dog grooming business experience.




Our unique ‘On the Job’ Dog Grooming Training Placements offer more guided learning hours and hands on experience than most structured training courses currently on offer in the UK.

They are incredible value for money and are limited to candidates who are focused and passionate about a career in professional dog grooming and wish to learn within a highly professional close team environment.

To ensure we are able to offer a positive placement experience we invite applicants to complete our application question and to book an on site taster day. This will give us the opportunity to assess your requirements and expectations for the placement and give you the chance to decide if the placement is right for you before you commit.

Subject to our availability and on mutual agreement, a placement will be confirmed by acceptance of our Terms & Conditions and placement contract.


The Dog House Ltd
Unit 4b, Raynham Road
NR21 7LN

Contact Details

pho - 01328 853373

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Opening Hours

Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm

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