PROFESSIONAL PET GROOMING
12 WEEKS (Full time or Part time available)
Fees: $4500 plus GST if paid in full by start date or $5000. + GST paid in 2 installments
A grooming kit costing approximately $800-$900 will be required for this course including:
- Professional Clippers
- Clipper Blades
- Nail Clippers
- Text Book
This course provides a student with the skills to groom the basic clips needed for a professional grooming salon. At Best Friends & Raina's Academy of Grooming, we teach our students to be more than just a groomer. We teach students the specialized techniques to become pet stylists. We provide hands on training in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.
ADVANCED SCISSORING COURSE
(Pre-requisite Professional Pet Grooming course)
4 WEEKS (Full or Part time available)
Fees: $2000 plus GST if paid in full by start date or $2500. + GST paid in 2 installments
No additional equipment is required.
This course provides the student with the advanced styling techniques required for hand scissoring clips. The student will learn the show clips for Bichons, Wheaton Terriers, Standard Poodles etc. Completion of the advanced course will allow a student to demand higher wages and is necessary if the student wishes to open their own salon.
Franchising opportunities are available to qualifying students.
GROOMER'S ASSISTANT COURSE
4 WEEKS (Full time or Part time available)
Fees: $1500 plus GST if paid in full by start date or $2000. + GST paid in 2 installments.
A grooming kit will be required for this course including:
- Nail Clippers
This course teaches the skills required for a bather, dryer for a finishing pet stylist. Students will learn to bath and fluff dry all breeds properly and to efficiently remove undercoat from the coated breeds. Students will learn to correctly clip nails, clean and remove hair from ears, and brush teeth. This course will provide students with the skills for an entry level position in a professional pet salon.