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City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants (7763-02) - The Muddy Paw
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City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants (7763-02)

City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants (7763-02)

Dog Grooming Assistants (7763-02)

At The Muddy Paw Training Centre we offer the highest standard of training with a maximum of 4 students able to gain their level 2 certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants which gives you the basic skills you need to start working in a Dog Grooming salon under supervision. All our training takes place at our salon where you will gain hands-on experience in a professional environment.

This qualification is aimed at people who are new to the industry with no previous knowledge or experience of grooming but have a genuine interest in dogs. There is no age limit for the training course; however you must be in good general health (the course involves some lifting and long hours on your feet). You will be provided with all the tools and equipment required to complete this course.

The Level 2 certificate can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification for students or staff wishing to attain an accredited certificate or as a progression route for students thinking of further City & Guilds grooming qualifications.

Course duration:-

This is a 12 day course with training one day a week or in blocks 9.00 to 3.00pm. Once all units are completed a certificate will be awarded from City & Guilds/NPTC.

The qualification consists of six mandatory units plus two optional units as follows:-

Mandatory Units

  • Preparing dogs for styling
  • Bathing and cleaning dogs
  • Cleaning and maintaining equipment
  • Restraining animals
  • Drying Dogs
  • Basic styling of a dogs coat


The qualification is assessed on evidence resulting from practical assessments, written short answer assessments and an online examination (GOLA).

For more information regarding the Level 2 qualification, please contact

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