Grooming Man's Best Friend
(Technical Skills 101)

You Want the Best Bathing and Grooming Foundation from Industry Experts to Start Your New Career 

All of the technical skills that every professional dog bather, groomer and stylist need to know will be described and explained in this course. Topics such as prepping, bathing, drying, brushing and finishing will be discussed.

 

All the required technical skills will be explained such as carding, hand stripping, thinning, clipping, scissoring and dematting as well as the proper procedures for the safety of the pet and the professional when applying these technical skills.

If your dream is to become a professional dog bather and groomer, you will learn:

  • The Five Phases and the task in each phase.

  • Tasks in the prep phase that are started and completed or finished in another phase. 

  • About the technical skills required in the prep phase. 

  • Tasks in the bathing phase that started and completed or finished in another phase.

  • About the technical skills required in the bathing phase.

  • Tasks in the drying phase that are started and completed or finished in another phase. 

  • About the technical skills required in the drying phase.

  • Tasks in the brushing phase that are started and completed or finished in another phase.

  • About the technical skills required in the brushing phase.

  • Tasks in the finishing phase that are started and completed or finished in another phase.

  • About the technical skills required in the finishing phase.

  • The types of equipment must you choose from for bathing and grooming.

  • How the various designs and types of care and maintenance affect your choices.

  • How you choose skin and coat products to use on the various coat types, for different results.

  • Basic preparation you must learn to carry out for all types of grooming.

  • What specialized care of the ears, eyes, nose, and feet must be carried out during the grooming process.

  • What every groomer needs to know about bathing.

  • Every groomer needs to know about drying.

  • Brushing is one of the ultimate grooming techniques.

  • What is carding, and when is it utilized.

  • What is hand stripping, and when is it utilized.

  • What is clipping, and when is it utilized.

  • What every groomer needs to know about scissoring techniques and the types of scissors and thinners.

Tuition fees effective 4/1/22.

OPTION 1 Read and Test Out 

Self Study - Express - Credit for Previous Experience

  • Read study material. 

  • Take the tests.  

  • Complete at your own pace.

You read the study material and take the tests at your own pace with the express option. Express works great if you are on a time frame to complete the courses.

Perfect if you have previous experience working with dogs and cats and want to review the study material and then take the tests. 

$240 Tuition Fee for Online Course

Tuition Fees for Option 1

Application Fee: $100.00 (one-time fee)

Tuition: $240.00

Total Application and Tuition Fee: $340.00​ *Tool kit not included

OPTION 2 Course Leader and Classroom Discussion

  • Read study material.

  • Discuss with Leader and classmates.

  • Take the tests.

  • The course takes one month to complete.

Option 2 is excellent if you prefer to have a class leader drive the discussion and participate with your classmates before taking the tests. A perfect choice for beginners to have the opportunity to participate in the discussion before testing. The course is open for one month with weekly discussions to prepare you for the multiple-choice tests required each week at the end of a unit.

$360 Tuition Fee for Online Course

Tuition Fees for Option 2

Application Fee: $100.00 (one-time fee)

Tuition: $360.00

Total Application and Tuition Fee: $460.00​ *Tool kit not included

OPTION 3 Course Instructor with Classroom Discussion and Assignments

  • Read study material.

  • Discuss with Instructor and classmates.

  • Complete search and fetch assignments.

  • Take the tests.

  • The course takes one month to complete.

Option 3 is great if you prefer a structured classroom, this is the option for you and recommended for the beginner. You will participate in discussions assignments and take quizzes to keep you on track to prepare for the multiple-choice tests at the end of each unit and required weekly. 

$480 Tuition Fee for Online Course

Tuition Fees for Option 3

Application Fee: $100.00 (one-time fee)

Tuition: $480.00

Total Application and Tuition Fee: $580.00​ *Tool kit not included

OPTION 4 Onsite Course with Instructor in a Classroom.

The onsite course takes 6 hours to complete and does not include study and testing time. The onsite course is offered at the school and Nash Pet Care Education Summits. 

 

This is an excellent method to discuss the class material with your onsite instructor and classmates. After the onsite, you continue your study online and take the required tests to receive your level and certification title. 

 

  • Study the material with your classmates and onsite instructor in a classroom with visual presentations.

  • Review study material online.

  • Take the test to receive your class grade and certification title and ranking.

$289 (6 Hours) Tuition Fee for Onsite Course

Tuition Fees for Option 4

Application Fee: $100.00 (one-time fee)

Tuition: $289.00

Total Application and Tuition Fee: $389.00​ *Tool kit not included

Earn your Pet Care Professional Certification

Nash System of Pet Care Education Foundation Courses for everyone working with man’s best friend.

Certification: Canine History Temperament and Behavior 

Receive a Score: Grade, Rank, Level, and Title

Course 1 of 6 to complete the Pet Care Professional Certification and required course in the WORLD famous Nash Diploma Progam

  1. Understanding Man's Best Friend (101 Canine History)

  2. Form and Function of Man's Best Friend (301 Canine Health)

  3. Taking Care of Man's Best Friend (201 Canine Health)

  4. First Aid & CPR for Man's Best Friend (201 Canine Health)

  5. Who's Who in Man's Best Friend (101 Pure Breeds)

  6. Variations & Creations of Man's Best Friend (301 Pure Breeds)

Your Certification Title and Rank:

  • Level 1 Novice in Canine History Temperament and Behavior

  • Level 2 Master in Canine History Temperament and Behavior

  • Level 3 Expert in Canine History Temperament and Behavior

  • Level 4 Specialist in Canine History Temperament and Behavior