We Offer Courses From Entry level to Professional Qualifications.

City & Guilds Courses

At Canis we offer beginner to professional training courses. We offer Level 2 and Level 3 Courses. Our City & Guilds courses are intensive and thorough - 8 days of work experience with us including a first aid course. Canis training is delivered by Judy, professional dog groomer in a fully operational grooming salon and business, these courses include business and marketing content.

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Level 2 City & Guild Certificate - 8 Days of Work Experience + 20 Training Days

The Level 2 course is for beginners, the course includes 8 days of work experience, followed by 20 days of training and a (RCVS) First Aid course. Students will become familiar with the Salon, equipment, terminology and the fundamental dog grooming skills. At Canis we emphasise the practical elements of dog grooming which will give students confidence in the theory element of the course. A Level 2 course is a great start for professional dog grooming.

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Level 3 City & Guild Diploma in Dog Grooming - 40 Training Days

The Level 3 qualification is intended for those seeking a professional qualification and wishing to work confidently without supervision. The course will require students to put complex theory into practice and to improve the skill of the groomer beyond the beginner level. The course will prepare the student as they will be tested on their theory and assessed before a grooming professional in Bedford.

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Information for Experienced Groomers, Entry Level and Combined Level 2 and Level 3 Courses

At Canis we offer bespoke courses for all skill levels to suit your needs. If you are already a groomer and have experience we can fast track you towards your qualifications. Canis also offers taster days if you unsure whether or not to Train at Canis. Alternatively if you are looking for a very basic course without the qualifications or simply wish to learn to groom your own dog then we can help you do this.

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