Dog Grooming Courses
 Dog Grooming Courses  

Dog Grooming Courses

Dog Grooming Courses



Located near Ilkeston between Derby and Nottingham. We run a dog grooming school and offer dog grooming courses for the complete beginner up to advanced groomers. We work with International Certified Master Groomer UK  (ICMG) and City and Guilds. We strive towards high standards in dog grooming and giving the learner a great friendly experience


Certified Professional Groomer combined with City and Guilds Level 2 Dog Grooming Assistant 


This course runs for 20 weeks, one day a week, and is ideal for people wanting to begin working within the dog grooming industry. The course covers a range of skills including:


Bathing and Dying Dogs

Clipping and Styling Dogs

Hand Stripping Techniques

Nail trimming

Ear Plucking

Anal Glands

Canine behavior and handling

Dog skin and hair

Canine diseases

Canine First Aid

Canine Parasites

Grooming Cats (knowledge and understanding)

Salon sanitation and disinfection

Professional grooming and ethics

The grooming business 

The Kennel/Pet trim

Care of the groomer

Groomer Liability insurance

Canine Anatomy

Canine hair growth

Scissor and blade care



Course fees are £4200.00 which includes a scissor set and grooming shirt which are yours to keep worth approximately £140.00

You are required to join ICMG and pay exam fees directly to them for the amount of £399.00 this also includes your study guides for the qualification. 


There are practical and written exams at the end of the course.

On successful completion of the course you become a Certified Professional Groomer and can put the letters CPG after your name.


You can also choose not to combine the City and Guidls Level 2 and complete the CPG on its own which reduces the fees to £3100.00 plus your ICMG fee of £399 



Sue has had great sucess with her students exam results on her courses and Sue and her staff help you all the way.


ANGELA CALEY Head of International Master Groomer UK says:

Sue Oliver is at the heart if  ICMG (International Certified Master Groomer) and not only promotes top class grooming , but a gentle and kind approach to the handling of clients beloved pets.
As head of ICMG in UK, I cannot recommend her highly enough.




Dog Grooming Taster Day



We offer Dog Grooming taster days to allow people to come along and see how to train to become a dog groomer. These are a great idea for people who want to see if dog grooming is something they want a career in. 


The cost of the day is £120

Time 10 til 3pm  




Find Us 

Sue Oliver Dog Grooming Studio LTD

17 Belper Road

Stanley Common





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