Vita Canis Courses

 

City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Dog Walking – £400

Suitable for: This qualification is designed for candidates, aged 16+, who are looking for a career within the animal care industry. The candidate will gain practical skills and knowledge that are important for working as a competent dog walker. This qualification could also allow progress to further learning and training in this area.

Course Details
2 1/2 days, 10am – 4pm; the third day has allocated assessment  time

Maximum 4 people

Mandatory content covers:

  • Roles and responsibilities of a professional dog walker
  • Legislation and codes of practice
  • Breeds and behaviour
  • Walking and controlling a dog
  • Problems injuries and emergencies

The assessment for this qualification will require the candidate to achieve one to one practical assessment with oral questioning.
There are no other recognised qualifications for dog walkers at this level, therefore this qualification demonstrates to both employers and public that the candidate has the practical skills and knowledge required of a professional dog walker.

Assessment Breakdown:
Task A: Record sheets for completion on meeting a new client
Task B: Behavioural assessment of a dog
Task C: Take a dog for a walk, including preparation and give feedback to client
Task D: Potential risks and dangers on a dog walk and how to deal with them

Application form:  http://summitgroomertraininggroup.co.uk/l2-l3-registration-form/

 

1-2-1 One Day Groom Your Own Dog  – £230

Suitable for: Dog owners who would like to learn the basics of coat care and trimming.

Course Details

  • 10am – 4pm
  • Coffee & tea available all day
  • Receive a certificate and Vita Canis Floral Aromatic Dog Spray Floral & Soothing Antiseptic Spray 100ml

 


1-2-1 4 Days Course – £800

Suitable for: For established groomers wishing to update their skills and breed styles.

Course Details

  • 10am – 4pm
  • Coffee & tea available all day
  • Receive a certificate and Vita Canis Floral Aromatic Dog Spray Floral & Soothing Antiseptic Spray 100ml

1-2-1 One Day Spa Treatments Course – £250

Suitable for: For those who wish to add new services and offerings to their already established dog grooming business and also pet owners who want to enjoy pampering their furry friend the natural way.

Course Details

  • Overview of the given manual
  • Honey & Sugar Scrub
  • Coconut Oil Treatment
  • Pawdicure
  • Relaxing aromatherapy massage
  • 10am – 4pm
  • Coffee & tea available all day
  • Receive a Certificate and Vita Canis Spa Gift Box which includes Vita Canis Floral Aromatic Dog Spray 100ml, Coconut Oil, Honey, Brown Sugar, Vita Canis Paw Butter and Nail File

 


1-2-1 One Day Hand Stripping Course – £300

Suitable for: Practising dog groomers who would like to improve their hand stripping  technique.

  • Designed for those who would like to improve their hand striping skill for the competition and show world
  • For those interested in clipped or hand stripped terriers we can supply a model

Course Details

  • 10am – 4pm
  • Coffee & tea available all day
  • Receive a certificate and Vita Canis Floral Aromatic Dog Spray Floral & Soothing Antiseptic Spray 100ml

 

 

1-2-1 One Day Styling  Course For Dog Groomers  – £230

Suitable for: Dog groomers who wants to improve on breed styles and  styling techniques.

Course Details

  • 10am – 4pm
  • Coffee & tea available all day
  • Receive a certificate and Vita Canis Floral Aromatic Dog Spray Floral & Soothing Antiseptic Spray 100ml