What will I learn?

This course provides the basic skills needed in a dog grooming salon for newcomers to the dog grooming industry.

Purchase of own grooming equipment at approximately £200 is required – full details to be provided at start of course

Where will it lead me?

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

Entry Requirements

Subject to interview

Fee Details 1

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

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
North East
South Yorkshire
Tees Valley
West Midlands
West Yorkshire
West of England

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 https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/the-college/fees-and-funding/

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.

Fee Code


Fee Remission

For further information on fee remission
details linked to the above Fee
Code – refer to our PT Application form on
our Website Here


Level 2



Level of Study:



  • 16/04/2024 - 26/11/2024 (CL2DGA/PG03)
  • 19/04/2024 - 29/11/2024 (CL2DGA/PG04)




Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF


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