Understanding & Taking Care of the Cat
This program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to gain employment as a professional cat groomer. It is the perfect to add on to your diploma program. You will complete one theory based online course Understanding & Taking Care of the Cat. You can complete this during your onsite training.
This course takes 1 month to complete. Upon completion of the one online course, you will complete one week Practical Application course Cat Grooming Basics - 40 clock hours.
Upon completion of this Program, you will understand and be able to bath, groom and style cats encountered in a pet grooming and styling salon in a compassionate, safe and gentle manner.
You will learn the following:
the history of the cat, temperament and behavior of the cat
the external anatomy, integumentary, skeletal, muscular, digestive, reproductive, urinary, respiratory, cardiovascular, nervous, and endocrine systems of the cat.
different breeds and coats.
nutrition, disease and vaccinations, medical conditions and inherited disorders.
internal and external parasites, first aid including CPR.
Program Performance Objectives
You will learn the following technical procedures:
nail trimming, ear cleaning, dematting, bathing, drying, combing, brushing, carding, clippering,
scissoring and thinning.
You will learn the following salon procedures:
safe and gentle handling of the pet during all technical procedures
salon organization and sanitation
proper salon procedures
Instructor Driven Purchase by the Course
Tuition by the Course - Instructor Driven $500
Read and Test Out Purchase by the Course
Tuition by the Course - Read and Test Out by the Course - Express and Take at Your Own Pace $100
Instructor Driven Purchase by the Course Series
Tuition by the Course Series - Instructor Driven $450
Read and Test Out Purchase by the Course Series
Tuition by the Course Series - Read and Test Out by the Course - Express and Take at Your Own Pace $80
You can purchase by the course or purchase by a series to receive a discount. You can also purchase by the program to receive the biggest savings.