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Shaw Dog Grooming Academy (est 2013)

Sam has been teaching students Dog Grooming Skills for the last 10 years and established her own training school in 2013 after spending 5 years writing and delivering courses for Bicton College as an Animal Care Lecturer.

In 2014 SDGA proudly joined forces with Heavenlyz and became a member of their approved City & Guilds Training Satellite Centres.

We current deliver the City & Guilds Level 2 (7763-02) and Level 3 (7763-03) Dog Grooming Qualifications, OCN L3 Pet First Aid Qualification, Canine Massage Courses, 1-1 Dog Grooming for Pet & Owner, 5 Day Key Skills to Dog Grooming to be completed prior to the 5 Day Foundation Course in Clipping & Hand Stripping, Taster days and Grooming Assessment Days.

Please email Sam at sam@shawdoggrooming.co.uk more more details and to book your place.

All courses take place at Shaw Dog Grooming Academy HQ - Oaklands, Fire Beacon Lane, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NE
Monday - Wednesday - Friday - Most courses commence at 9.30 and conclude at 4 pm

Sam Shaw - Course Instructor

I have had a series of colourful careers - hairdresser, Set and Stage designer, Youth Worker, Bank attendant! I came into the dog grooming business because I couldn't get my own dog groomed and set about doing him myself! I went to Bicton College and took a course in dog grooming. From day one I knew I had found something that would for fill all my passions and utilise the skills that I had already.

I have always said - Grooming is like creating art on legs - It's fantastic to help people move forward with their aims and ambitions and to see their dreams fulfilled into becoming a professional dog groomer.

Qualifications include -
Level 3 NPTC Professional Diploma as Dog Grooming Stylist
Level 3 City & Guilds Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
OCN Level 3 Pet First Aid Certificate

I am also a member of The Institute for Learning and the British Dog Groomers Association & The English Groomers Group.


Forthcoming Courses

28th July 2017

City & Guilds Level 2 (7763-2)

£2,700

20 days

Looking for a New Career?
The next City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate will follow once a week format for 20 weeks. Fridays - starting on the 28th July 2017 and finishing in December - Our course really prepares any potential Dog Groomer for Industry. Be warned . . there are assignments to be completed . . but you will hit the ground running if you want to groom! Please e-mail Sam for more information or go to our Facebook page and see what our students get-up-to when they are training!

Attainment
City & Guilds (under Heavenlyz). Price does not include registration or admin fees.


Mon & Wed in Nov 17

One to One Training Days

P.O.A

1 day

Learn to groom your own pet - a great day spent with your own dog, learning some good basic grooming tips to help maintain YOUR DOGS health and coat.

Email Sam for more details.

Attainment


New course coming soon

City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Pet Sitting

P.O.A

Attainment
City & Guilds


New course coming soon

City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Dog Walking

P.O.A

Attainment
City & Guilds


8th Jan 2018

City & Guilds Level 3 (7763-3)
*NEW FOR 2018*

P.O.A

20 days

Continued Development for Experienced Groomers
10 weeks twice a week (Mon / Weds)
need to have completed a City & Guilds L2 to apply

Attainment
City & Guilds (under Heavenlyz). Price includes registration and admin fees.


12th Jan 2018

City & Guilds Level 2 (7763-2)
*NEW FOR 2018*

P.O.A

20 days

Looking for a New Career?
Our course really prepares any potential Dog Groomer for Industry. Be warned . . there are assignments to be completed . . but you will hit the ground running if you want to groom! Please e-mail Sam for more information or go to our Facebook page and see what our students get-up-to when they are training!

Attainment
City & Guilds (under Heavenlyz). Price does not include registration or admin fees.