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What You Will Learn

Have you always wanted to be able to groom your dog? or perhaps trim that long nail but don’t know how? The Basic dog grooming course is the answer! In this 1-day workshop participants will be able to understand the importance of dog grooming to maintain health and hygiene in their canine companions. Participants will also be able to learn the basics of styling to make their canine companions presentable and attractive.

  • Learn to use dog grooming tools
  • Attain skills to handle and restrain animals properly for grooming
  • Learn the necessary of cleaning of the ears, clip and file the nails, dental hygiene, de-ticking of dogs, and more
  • Understand and perform the techniques involved in pre-showering, showering and drying of dogs after shower

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Course Information At A Glance
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Application Period Course Date

10 Jun to 11 Aug 2019
23 Aug 2019
Closed early due to overwhelming response
5 Jul to 14 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Closed early due to overwhelming response
5 Jul to 4 Sep 2019
3 Oct 2019
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5 Jul to 17 Sep 2019
16 Oct 2019
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​20 Aug to 13 Oct 2019
​9 Nov 2019
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​20 Aug to 29 Oct 2019
​27 Nov 2019
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Class Time 9am to 5pm. 1 day.

Venue Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Assessment/ Award No assessment required. Certification of Participation will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance.
Course Fees

Singaporeans aged 50 yrs & above: $153.90

Full course fee: $288.90

Singaporeans aged 50 years and above who wish to apply for the course at the special course fee will need to email a copy of their NRIC during the course fee payment before the course commencement.

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.

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Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Entry Requirements
Individuals who are looking to attend foundational lessons to be able to groom their pet dogs effectively at home and individuals who aspire to join the pet grooming industry. Individuals bringing dogs should be willing to allow their dogs for basic hands on procedures with group members. This takes place under the supervision of the trainer and owner. The purpose is to give practical hands-on training to all participants. Each individual bringing dog will be given $20.00 discount (maximum 4 dogs can be accommodated).

Only pet dogs which are friendly to people and other dogs are allowed.