Gillsmans Grooming Co

city and guilds inclusive level 2 and 3 professional groomer 



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City & Guilds 40 Day All Inclusive level 2 & 3 professional groomer

Duration: 40 days  (+160 hours of home study days)

Times: Am… Wednesday to Saturday

Cost: £6700

Deposit required: £1000

    This course is aimed at those wishing to pursue a professional career in dog grooming and will give you the skills required and plenty of hands-on experience with a wide variety of breeds.

    You will complete both the Level 2 and Level 3 City & Guilds Qualifications during this course, you will also complete a professional pet first aid course as well as a business studies workshop.

    The course includes:

    • Correct handling of dogs
    • Health checking and recognising problems
    • Professional level 3 AIM Pet First Aid Qualification
    • Professional running of a Business Workshop
    • Styling to breed standard or owner’s requirements
    • Clipping, scissoring and hand stripping
    • Ear, nail, anal gland and teeth maintenance
    • Health and safety in the salon
    • Guidance in running your own salon and customer relations
    • 32 days salon training and 8 days home study required


    • AIM Level 3 Pet First Aid Course

    • Free Business Workshop day with Rosie from WUF design  covering everything a new start up business needs from salon set up to marketing your business.

    • A Professional Dog Grooming Pack worth over £700 for their own personal use during and after the course.

    The pack contains a wide variety of quality equipment which is all you will require during your course with us and to set up as a dog groomer afterwards. For an additional fee we also offer a pack upgrade which will include Cordless Clippers, chunkers and trimmers.

    The Level 2 & 3 City & Guilds Qualifications are included in this course.

    Course kit list that you will receive when signing up.

    • Groom Pro Small Nail Clipper
    • Groom Professional 4 In 1 Clipper Spray Aerosol
    • Groom Professional Matt Breaker 9 Blade
    • Professional Pet Products Groomers Ear Powder 28G
    • Ear Forceps Non Locking
    • Groom Professional Double Sided Flexible Slicker Brush Firm
    • Groom Professional Pro X 7F Blade
    • Groom Professional Pro X 5F Blade
    • Groom Professional Pro X 4F Blade
    • Wahl 8 Piece Metal Comb Guide Set
    • Groom Professional Undercoat Rake
    • Trimmex Blood Stopper 30G
    • Groom Pro Fine Stripping Knife
    • Groom Pro Coarse Stripping Knife
    • Heiniger Saphir Style Purple Cordless C/W 10 Blade
    • Groom Professional Spectrum Aluminium Comb 50/50 Purple 25cm
    • Andis Deshedding Tool
    • Wahl Tool Bag
    • Groom Professional Milano Jacket Pink 42″
    • 4 piece grooming scissor set
    • Cordless trimmers
    • Workbooks & course diary




    Nikki is talented and a mine of information!

    “I completed my Level 3 introductory course with Nikki at Gillsmans Dog Grooming.

    It was such a good course, very practical from day one, lots of useful information, loads of different dogs.

    I loved the fact I was washing a dog on my first day. Nikki herself is absolutely lovely, very talented and a mine of information! I asked countless questions and she is always happy to help (and still is now!).

    She is flexible in the way she teaches, if you need lots of showing how to do things or if you are are happy to have a try, she will support you.

    From the training I received I felt confident enough to open my own salon and have been very happily working there since.

    I hope to continue and do my diploma soon.”


    groom your dog day

    Taster day / Groom your own dog day

    This 1 day course is a fab way to get a feel for the salon and see if dog grooming is for you before committing to the 24-day course.

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    Hands On Only Grooming Course

    This course is a 20 day hands on practical only course for students wishing to learn about the practical side of grooming only.


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    C&G Level 2 Grooming Assistant

    This twenty two day dog grooming course will give students the chance to cover some of the basics of grooming.

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    Skills & Education Awards Level 3 Diploma

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    C&G Inclusive Level 2 & 3 Professional Groomers

    Aimed at those wishing to pursue a professional career in dog grooming giving you the skills required and  hands-on experience .


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    We are always happy to answer your questions, or get you signed in. Please contact Nikki at the salon.