City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma

City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming

Students must first complete the City & Guilds Level 2 before embarking on this course

The Level 3 Dog Grooming (7863-03) – Will provide learners with the practical skills and knowledge that is important for working as a professional Dog Groomer. You could work for a business or as a self-employed dog groomer.

There are a number of practical assessments to complete and also a written examination

Mandatory contents covers:

  • Health & Safety, legislation and codes of practice for the dog grooming industry
  • Styling and finishing a dog
  • Health checking and handling a dog in a dog grooming environment
  • Customer service and record keeping in a dog grooming environment


The assessment for this qualification will require you to achieve:

  • A written exam (2 hours) which covers the knowledge and the understanding of the qualification
  • Practical assessments which cover health checks, first aid and grooming dogs with different coat types and different requirements


Price is £3,800 (inclusive of £633.33 VAT). This covers 25 days training, assessment and the written exam

If you wish to combine the Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications straight away. This can be achieved in 35 days hands on training plus some home study. The combined cost is £6,000 (inclusive of £1,000 VAT) saving you a total of £1, 600