Paw Pad Professional Dog Grooming Courses

Level 3 Dog Grooming Course in Northwich

A 15-Day Program for Beginner & Professional Groomers in Cheshire


Become a certified dog groomer – regardless of your experience level!

Our most popular course covers everything from basic grooming tools to breed-specific cutting techniques. We invite students to build confidence and learn about starting successful grooming careers, all under the supervision of experienced instructors.

Enrol in our Cheshire dog grooming academy today. Upon graduation, you’ll earn an official dog grooming certificate!

Why Pursue a Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming?

One-on-One Support

Receive professional training under the care of expert dog groomers. Our instructors are here to guide, support, and educate in an intimate setting.

Hands-On Experience

We believe true knowledge comes from real-life experiences. All of our grooming students have the chance to practice on pets in a safe, guided environment.

Positive Learning Experience

Working with animals is a learning curve! We’ll coach you as you make mistakes, learn, and become the type of groomer you’d trust with your own dog.

Pawesome Facilities

All of our dog grooming training courses take place in state-of-the-art facilities. Gain access to the latest tools, right here in Northwich.

Level 3 Dog Grooming Course Highlights

Grooming Tool Use & Maintenance

We’ll start by teaching you foundational grooming skills using popular tools. You’ll learn how to wield different trimmers and gadgets, as well as how to care for and clean them.

34 Different Grooming Techniques

Level up your grooming skills by learning breed-specific strategies. Our instructors will teach you to groom and style various dog breeds under specific standards and trends.

Safe Dog Handling

To be an effective dog groomer, you need to understand dog behaviour. Our grooming course covers managing anxious pooches, ensuring their safety, and feeling comfortable in a range of situations.

Customer Service & Business Skills

Whether you dream of starting a dog grooming business or simply volunteering at your local shelter, getting certified through our Level 3 dog grooming course equips you with valuable career skills.

No Experience Required

Our dog grooming lessons are open to everyone, including those offered in our Level 3 course. Feel free to enroll regardless of your current experience level or career.

Personal, Small-Class Education

Our goal is to set you up for success – and that starts with personalised, hands-on education. 

We only accept 3 to 4 students in each dog grooming training course, so you’ll always get the time and attention you need to improve and ask questions. You’ll also receive a dog model to work with each time, so you’re never waiting around or compromising your learning experience.

Professional Dog Groomer Careers

Our Enrolment Process

Learn Which Course Is Right for You

We offer various lengths and levels of dog grooming courses in Northwich. Reach out to discuss the one that best suits your goals, experience level, and schedule.

Enquire With Our Team

Have questions? Need guidance? Our team is standing by to offer custom assistance and help you make an informed decision about your career path.

Sign Up for Your Diploma Program

Ready to take that next step? Sign up for the appropriate course at our dog grooming academy and put the start date in your calendar!

Course & Diploma Pricing

In just 15 days, our Level 3 Dog Grooming Course covers more than many multi-month sessions. For a one-time payment of £2,499, you’ll receive access to our Northwich facilities, instructors, pet models, lessons, and more.

To learn about payment options for our Level 3 course, please reach out to our team.

What Course Graduates Are Saying

Countless professionals have reported paw-sitive experiences earning their dog grooming diplomas through our academy. Check out some of their stories! 

I completed my level 3 diploma here at the Paw Pad Grooming School. I would highly recommend anybody wishing to change their career to dog grooming to enrol here, the 'team' are fab-u-less! Just to add, the safety of the dogs during our training was definitely the biggest priority, this is probably the most important lesson that I walked away with.
Jo Mason
Amazing staff! Alistair, Abi and Ali I cannot thank enough for their help and support throughout my training. Cannot recommend Paw Pad enough!
Lauren Heath
Fabulous business with friendly and caring staff. Having trained there I can vouch for the professionalism and excellent service received by every customer.
Karen Gordon

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Level 3 Dog Grooming Course suitable for beginners?

Absolutely! All of our programs can serve as dog grooming courses for beginners. We’ll help you start on the right foot, regardless of your experience level.

Our Level 3 Dog Grooming Course covers everything from basic grooming essentials to advanced techniques, including bathing, brushing, clipping, scissoring, hand-stripping, and breed-specific grooming techniques tailored to various coat types and styles.

Whether you want to achieve the perfect poodle clip or master the art of hand-stripping for terriers, you’ll graduate with the expertise to groom any pup.

Our course only takes 15 days to complete. After a brief induction, we get students clipping, scissoring, bathing, and handling – starting on Day 1!

We typically recommend attending your course via a Monday-Friday arrangement (10 AM to 4 or 5 PM), as this is the best way to retain the information. However, if your schedule doesn’t permit this format, we’re happy to discuss dates to suit your needs and preferences.

Our support doesn’t end once you finish your course. The Paw Pad Grooming Academy offers complimentary aftercare via phone or email. Feel free to ask us questions, seek career guidance, or inquire about further educational opportunities.

All of our dog grooming courses require a non-refundable deposit to hold your chosen course dates.

The final payment is due in full one week before your course’s start date. You are welcome to spread out your payments prior to this date or pay the fee as a lump sum. We accept bank transfers, credit and debit cards, and cheques – whatever suits you best!

Dog Groomers Northwich

Do you need a dog groomer and live in and around Northwich ?

Urgently needed dog models, especially Bearded Dogs and Poodles !

Did you know we are always looking for dog grooming models for our salon and our custom-built grooming school is the perfect place for your pooch to relax, unwind and become a super model!

We offer bathing, clipping, nail trimming and hand stripping. Your pooch is guaranteed to leave with that ‘just stepped out of the salon’ feeling…because they’re worth it! And all at a discounted rate of £18 that’s around 50% off a normal groom. Please get in touch and book your dog groom with us.

Call to Book Your Dog Groom on 07960 289339.

Your Dog Groomer Career Starts Here

Don’t let a lack of experience hold you back. Sign up today to earn your Level 3 Dog Grooming Diploma and pursue a rewarding career working with beloved pets!