OCN NI Level 3 Diploma in OCN NI Level 3 Diploma in Commercial Dog Grooming, Animal Welfare and Salon Management

Qualification Aim

The OCN NI Level 3 Diploma in Commercial Dog Grooming, Animal Welfare and Salon Management qualification has been developed in conjunction with the International Animal Care College and Smartpets Grooming School. The qualification will provide learners with an understanding of what is required when grooming different breeds of dogs, and the skills necessary to carry out dog grooming as well as animal welfare and salon management activities.

Qualification Objectives 

The objectives of the qualification are to enable learners to:

  • understand animal welfare legislation and safe handling of dogs
  • assess, plan and record grooming requirements
  • prepare dogs for grooming and styling
  • carry out styling and finishing of dogs
  • understand the roles and responsibilities of a pet first aider
  • manage a dog grooming salon

Documents

Qualification Code
603/6715/5
Review date
30/09/2025
Min age
18+
Level
Three
Credits
45
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