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34 Downend Road, Downend,

Bristol, BS16 5UJ

Elm Farm, Bristol Road,

Iron Acton, Bristol, BS37 9TF

Qualified dog grooming courses

Qualified grooming courses at Top Groom in Bristol

Get expert grooming courses in Bristol at Top Groom. Choose Caroline Clancy, a tutor with 25 years of experience in the grooming industry who has participated in many grooming competitions and was the runner-up groomer of the year in 2001.


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Our courses

1 Day – 1 breed course

Duration: 8 hours


Learn to groom your dog with a wide range of techniques including washing, drying, de-fleaing, nail cutting, ear cleaning, trimming and styling the coat.


Improver course

Duration: 3 hours


Get customised learning, whether it is just to refresh your grooming knowledge about a particular breed’s problem or if you’re working towards a City & Guilds qualification, at Top Groom.


Diploma in basic dog grooming

Duration: 30 hours (Including a professional canine beautician’s kit)

Schedule: 10 weeks, 12.00pm – 3.00pm every Monday


The course is designed for those who want to be trained around their pre-merit employment. It includes:

  • Breed recognition

  • Canine anatomy and physiology

  • Health and Safety

  • Restraining and handling

  • Equipment and equipment care

  • Bathing and drying

  • Grooming out and de-matting

  • Ear, nail and anal gland care

  • Clipping and styling most popular breeds

  • Basic health checks

  • Customer care

  • Pricing and sales management

Contact us today to get trained from staff who are City & Guilds or NVQ 3 qualified!

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