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DUAL Certificate III in Pet Grooming & Companion Animal Services - ACM30617 & ACM30417 Dog Grooming Course

Course Description

This pet or dog grooming course is for persons operating within an organisation that provides professional pet grooming services. A pet or dog grooming attendant undertakes salon reception and housekeeping duties as well as bathing, brushing, trimming and other basic grooming services for domestic pets, usually dogs and in some cases cats. The duties require patience and a genuine empathy for animals, excellent customer service skills as well as high standards of cleanliness and professionalism.

Job roles and titles covered by this qualification include:

  • Assistant grooming attendant
  • Stylist assistant
  • Trainee groomers
  • Pet shop/aquarium assistant
  • Kennel attendant
  • Cattery attendant
  • Assistant dog trainer
  • Pet exerciser


Core Modules for this pet/dog grooming course:

  • ACMCAS306 Provide grooming services for companion animal comfort
  • ACMCAS307 Provide companion animal hydro-bathing services
  • ACMGAS203 Complete animal care hygiene routines
  • ACMGAS206 Provide basic first aid for animals
  • ACMGRM301 Perform dog grooms on different coat types
  • ACMGRM302 Perform a cross breed clip
  • ACMINF301 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work
  • ACMWHS301 Contribute to workplace health and safety processes
  • ACMCAS301 Work effectively in the companion animal industry
  • ACMGAS301 Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
  • ACMSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • ACMSPE304 Provide basic care of domestic dogs
  • ACMSPE305 Provide basic care of domestic cats
  • ACMCAS302 Provide advice on companion animal selection and general care
  • BSBINM301 Organise workplace information

Training Centre Chosen Electives for this pet/dog grooming course:

  • ACMGRM406 Carry out breed standard styling on dog breed groups
  • ACMGAS207 Provide reception services for an animal care facility

Enrol in this pet/dog grooming course with Heiniger Academy and pay your Heiniger Academy deposit

Enrol with your chosen Training Centre directly and pay your Training Centre deposit (if you haven’t already)

Begin your journey towards your Grooming career!


Course overview

Course outcomes:

This Dog Grooming Course includes a total of sixteen (16) Units of Competency must be achieved

Course Price $1,495 AUD
(payment plans available)