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Dog Grooming, Pet Care & Dog Training Courses

6 Short Courses & Micro-Credentials

Dog Grooming Pathway Bundle

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$1299 $1899

Once you have completed this online dog grooming course, you will be fully prepared to put your skills to the test and pursue a dog groomer position or establish your own small business offering professional grooming services.

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From only $25 per week

Dog Psychology, Behaviour & Training

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$1299 $1899

Learn about canine psychology, senses and behaviour, and basic dog training and obedience techniques. This dog training course is for anyone who owns dogs, works with dogs currently or plans to work with dogs in the future.

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Pet Care

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$899 $1499

Work with pets and care for them professionally in roles such as animal breeders, trainers or attendants. Enrol to improve your career options within the animal health care industry.

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Pet Care First Aid

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$899 $1499

By learning important first aid skills and techniques you will be equipped to react calmly and confidently in an emergency situation.  A skill valuable to both employers and pet owners alike...

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Animal Health Care

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$899 $1499

If you love animals and your goal is to build a career that allows you to work alongside them everyday, this Micro-Credential in Animal Health Care is...

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Animal Conservation

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$899 $1499

This Animal Conservation course covers a range of topics associated with providing a broad-based introduction to wildlife conservation, habitats and management practices that can be applied to all types of wildlife around the world.

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Choosing a Dog Grooming Course

Dive into the world of dog grooming and turn your passion for companion animals into a rewarding career. With a growing demand for pet grooming services across Australia, the opportunities are endless. Whether you're interested in grooming for show dogs or just the adorable pet next door, our comprehensive pet grooming courses will equip you with all the skills you need.

Explore various paths such as mobile dog grooming, grooming salon management, or even launching your own grooming school. The flexibility and creativity in this field are as diverse as the breeds you'll be working with!

Dog Grooming Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand various coat types and the appropriate grooming techniques for each. From poodles to retrievers, you'll master the art of grooming tailored to each breed.

  • Safely handle grooming tools, including scissoring and shears. Your expertise will ensure that every dog looks its best while feeling comfortable and safe.

  • Administer first aid tailored to dogs in emergencies. This vital skill can make a huge difference in the lives of the dogs you care for.

  • Manage and grow your own dog grooming business effectively. Build your brand and foster client relationships to create a thriving business.

  • Comply with Australian animal care standards and regulations. Ethical practice is at the core of our industry, and you'll learn how to provide the best care possible.

Is a Dog Grooming Course Right for You?

Considering a grooming career? Our courses are designed for those who love animals and have a creative flair. Our online grooming schools and short courses have something for everyone.

Whether you're looking to transition into a new career or expand your skills in pet care, our courses offer a suitable pathway. The beauty of dog grooming is that it combines creativity, empathy, and entrepreneurial spirit in one fantastic package.

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Dog Grooming Industry Snapshot

The pet grooming industry is booming, with an increasing number of pet owners seeking professional grooming services. This trend provides a wide array of opportunities for aspiring groomers, whether in established grooming salons or starting your own business.

The industry's growth reflects a societal shift towards recognizing pets as part of the family, and a well-groomed pet is a happy pet! Join an industry that's not only rewarding but also resilient and ever-growing.

Dog Grooming Careers

The careers in dog grooming are vast and varied. From working in grooming salons, veterinary clinics, or pet resorts, the options are limitless. Embrace a rewarding and fulfilling career path that combines creativity, love for animals, and entrepreneurship. With flexible working hours and various settings, it's a career that can adapt to your lifestyle.

  • Salon Pet Groomer

  • Mobile Dog Groomer

  • Show Dog Specialist

  • Grooming School Instructor

  • Animal Care Services Manager

Dog Grooming Job Outcomes & Salary Expectations (2023)

A career as a dog groomer in Australia can be lucrative and satisfying. Depending on experience, location, and specialisation, a professional dog groomer's earnings can range from $40,000 to $70,000 per year.

Plus, the emotional satisfaction of working closely with animals and their owners adds an unquantifiable value to the profession.

With opportunities to grow, specialise, and even mentor others in the field, a grooming career is an investment in lifelong satisfaction and growth.

Dog Grooming Course Available

There are countless dog grooming courses available across Australia. From short courses to micro-credentials, dip your toes into this exciting career path with an online course at Online Courses Australia.

With flexible options such as part-time study, payment plans, and various course lengths, we make it simple to get started on your grooming journey.

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Dog Grooming Course Entry Requirements & Fees

Joining our dog grooming courses is a breeze! At Online Courses Australia, we welcome everyone with a love for animals and a passion for learning.

Course pricing varies based on your chosen bundle, but our payment plans make it more affordable than traditional study pathways.

Whether you're fresh out of school or looking to shift careers, our courses cater to all - no pesky eligibility criteria to meet!

Enrol in our Dog Grooming Pathway Bundle today for just $899.

Dog Grooming FAQs

What course is best for dog grooming?

Our variety of courses are tailored to different needs and preferences. From full-time online courses to part-time studies, we have the right fit for you.

How do I become a dog groomer in Australia?

Easy! Sign up for an Online Courses Australia dog grooming course to start your dog grooming and pet care journey. Whether you’re in Melbourne, based in Sydney NSW or an International student, anyone can sign up and study today - no on-campus or face-to-face learning required!

How much does a dog groomer earn in Australia?

Earnings vary based on experience and location, typically ranging from $40,000 to $70,000 per year. Plus, the potential for growth and specialisation offers avenues for even higher earnings. Join an industry that not only provides financial stability but immense personal satisfaction as well.


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