Course Status

Please Note: 2021/22 intakes are now full, and the 2022/23 PT Guide will be released in Spring 2022

What will I learn?

This course provides the basic skills needed in a dog grooming salon for newcomers to the dog grooming industry. If required, the Sparsholt College dog groomers’ starter kit is available for purchase from Groomers Online at a cost of £210*

*price correct at time of publication

Please Note: April course fees are £2,100.

Where will it lead me?

Leading to the C&G LBS (formerly NPTC) Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants.

Fee Details 1

Free if unemployed or low wage* (if aged 19-23 must have Full L2 or above to be eligible)

Low Wage

*Please contact the College for further information on low wage eligibility or see Fee Remission section on our PT enrolment form.

Fee Details 2

Due to funding restrictions, anyone who doesn’t live in England, isn’t a UK resident^ or who lives in the local authority areas^ of:

Cambridge and Peterborough
Greater London Authority
Greater Manchester
Liverpool City Region
North of Tyne Combined Authority
Sheffield City Region**
Tees Valley
West of England
West Midlands
West Yorkshire**

**from 1/8/21

Will be unable to apply for fee remission and may be subject to higher course fees than those published.

^go to this page on our website to check if your postcode is in a Devolved Funding Area or to check eligibility if you are a non-UK resident

If you don’t live in England or are not a UK resident or live in any of the above local authority areas and wish to enrol on the course, please contact us for information on tuition fees.


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Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF


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