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Pet Grooming

Non-accredited Short Course

Gain the required skills to groom and clip dogs.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Grovely Start date: 23 Jan 2023 Duration: 8 weeks
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
Full Fee

Course overview

This short course is aimed at individuals wanting to learn the skills required to groom and clip dogs with appropriate care and minimal stress and discomfort.

Classes will be conducted in an appropriate grooming environment under the supervision of a qualified grooming teacher.

Upon completion of this short course, you will be equipped with the required skills and knowledge to provide animal grooming services to companion dogs.

Course outcome:

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Ways to study
23 Jan 2023
8 weeks
Part time 1 day per week
  • Full fee: $1,433
17 Apr 2023
8 weeks
Part time 1 day per week
  • Full fee: $1,433

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Pet Grooming (NONAC05011)

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Pet Grooming

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however all applicants must be a minimum age of 14 years and 9 months.

Resources required

You will be required to wear:

  • long, hard wearing pants (no leggings)
  • closed in, comfortable shoes as you will be on your feet for most of the day; and
  • minimal jewellery (stud earrings, no necklaces, no acrylic or false nails, facial jewellery must be removed or taped over).
Need to know

You will be required to purchase three (3) types of grooming scissors for this course (7” straight, 7”curved and 7” thinning). The cost to purchase these scissors is approximately $250.
More specific information will be provided upon enrolment.


University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.