Gain an understanding of the body language in small animals and exercise appropriate conduct within the grooming facility.
Develop the knowledge in the ear care, nails, structure, function and appearance of the skin and coat, in order to be confident in the evaluation of common abnormalities.
Collect information through examination, observation and obtaining information from the owner/guardian of the animal to assist in a grooming procedure.
Demonstrate the skills in different grooming techniques. Have the understanding in
the selection of suitable tools and products for different coat types, the appropriate handling of tools and the completion of procedures required for a variety of animals
within a grooming facility.
Deal appropriately with the animals, the public and equipment following the health and hygiene guidelines outlined within a grooming facility.
The course runs 1 night a week for 20 weeks, students have the option to take the course on Tuesday or Wednesday night.
€15 discount when you enrol online, or 20% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 50% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.