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A Private Vocational School
1258 West Bay Drive
Suite E
Largo, FL 33770
(727) 517-9546
Fax: 727-517-1586
Salon: 727-596-CLIP (2547)
Email:
showgroomschool @ aol.com

Hours

Tuesday - Friday
11:00am - 5:00pm
On special event days hours may vary. Students may visit our video library from 9am to 11am Tuesday through Thursday.


Program Descriptions

Basic Pet Groomer: 176 clock hours

This program is designed for those students with no experience or prior training intending to pursue a career as a professional pet groomer assistant. The students will learn basic pet grooming skills such as bathing, blow drying, de-matting, ear care, nail trimming and grinding and rough cutting techniques. Students will learn a summer cut and a winter cut on several breeds of dog. Student will learn clipper care and care of tools. In addition to hands on training, students will attend a dog show. This program is a combination of theory and practical hands on skills. Students will learn parasitology, canine anatomy, handling and restraint, CPR and first aid, study all seven groups of AKC dogs.
Objective: The objective of this program is to provide training for those who would like to work in a professional pet grooming salon as a prep groomer.
This program does not include the equipment.

Complete Twelve Week Pet Grooming Program: 264 clock hours

In this program students will learn Intermediate grooming skills to include, all bathing, drying, and intermediate grooming techniques required to work as a pet groomer. Student will learn dog and cat grooming. Students will have lectures to include but not limited to: Veterinary, Vet Tech one and two, Breeding Better Dogs, Anatomy One and Two, breed study of seven AKC groups and a segment on Rare Breeds and Canine Massage, students will learn about the various kennel clubs.
Objective: The objective of this program is to prepare the student to work in a professional pet grooming salon as a pet groomer.
This program does not include equipment.

Professional Pet Groomer: 352 clock hours

The Professional Pet Grooming Program is designed for those students with no prior experience or training, intending to pursue a career as a professional pet groomer. In addition to learning grooming skills and a comprehensive breed study, students will also learn successful salon operations. Students will attend a minimum of two dog shows, dedicating at least two hours of observation time in the grooming area at the show. This program prepares students to work independently in a salon, on a mobile unit, or in a Veterinary clinic that offers in house grooming.
Objective: The objective of this program is to prepare the student to work in, manage, or operate a professional grooming salon, mobile unit, or work independently.
This program does not include the equipment.

Master Groomer : 176 clock hours

Completion of a pet grooming program is preferred prior to enrolling in this program. The student will begin the program after successful demonstration of skills to the instructor prior to enrolling. The Master Groomer Program enables students to acquire the technical knowledge and the higher skill level necessary to certify with the National Dog Groomers Association of America. Instruction includes a combination of theory and practical experiences with live animals and visual aids. Dog show attendance is crucial to the successful completion of this program. Students will have hands on training related to the various breeds of dogs from all AKC groups.
The program will incorporate show grooming, with emphasis on scissoring and finishing with hand tools. This program includes creative design, safe color application and Asian style fusion grooming. This program includes an extensive breed study in addition to breed specific pet and show grooming.
Objective: The objective of this program is to prepare existing groomers to master certify with the National Dog Groomers Association of America.
This program does not include equipment.

Program Fees

Tuition is accompanied by School Enrollment Agreement

(Equipment is Not Included with tuition).

Basic Pet Groomer:
176 Clock Hrs
$4200.00
Professional Pet Groomer:
352 Clock Hrs
$6500.00
Master Groomer:
176 Clock Hrs
$4500.00

 

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Class schedule is
11am to 5pm Tuesday through Friday.
On special event days, hours may vary.

Licensed by:
Commission For Independent Education
2600 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, FL 32301
License # 2118


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