FAST TRACK - iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management:
From £1500

Fast-track options are for experienced groomers seeking the iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management qualification.

At Wags & Washes Dog Grooming & Training Academy, we know many experienced groomers would like to be able to say they are also qualified and have had their skill validated.


However, exams can be daunting and the cost can escalate if you need practice to prepare for them. That is why we have made our qualification assessable through coursework (e-portfolio) and means you can complete a portfolio at your own pace, in your own time whilst ensuring you have the skills needed to achieve your goal.

We pride ourselves on providing a great opportunity for experienced groomers to achieve Level 3 qualification status without the need for first completing a Level 2 qualification.


This route is also ideal for students who hold the City and Guilds Intro Certificate but who have not yet reached the City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma. Both diplomas are the same value on the national framework but simply awarded by different awarding organisations.


There are two fast track options:

Option 1) Complete the qualification at your premises with your own dogs
£1,500 per registration.

Option 2) Complete the qualification at Wags & Washes Training Academy with our dog models £2,000 per registration.

As with both courses (on the Fast Track as above) these are only suitable for Groomers who have experience and have been Grooming for at least 12 months. You will also be required to complete all the online theory training (these units are exactly the same as the Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming & Salon Management). You will be submitting your e-learning  online via the iPet eportfolio for marking as well as carrying out practical dog grooms. This is why it is a convenient way to choose doing it in your own salon (or your bosses) on clients dogs (please get permission first) or coming to our salon.

Just to iterate:  You will receive exactly the same coursework as the Level 3 Dog Grooming & Salon Management.

The prices above include all the elements needed to complete the course with no hidden extras. We have assessors who are able to travel throughout the UK and Europe which opens the doors for all groomers to become qualified, raising standards within the industry.

If you would like to explore this a little more and become qualified as a Level 3 Dog Groomer (with experience under your belt) please contact the salon on 01794 874399.