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Your first step towards becoming a qualified pet groomer starts here. Through a collaborative and inquiry-based approach, our instructors seek to impart to you the fundamentals of pet grooming know-how which we believe that all aspiring pet groomers ought to possess in order to meet the challenges of an ever-evolving pet care industry. In our Professional Pet Grooming Course (Class C), you will build a strong foundation in your knowledge about pet care and pet grooming skills across a range of breeds of dogs. You will pick up soft skills including the forging of a strong and trusting relationship with pets and efficient communication skills with customers. Graduates from our Academy will not only be technically proficient in pet grooming, but will also have the necessary soft skills and exposure to hit the ground running when they embark on their careers as pet groomers.

Our Professional Pet Grooming Course (Class C) will prepare you to sit for Class C SKC examination at the end of our course. Your progress in our Professional Pet Grooming Course (Class C) will be closely monitored by our instructors. The course will be delivered in a series of modules to ensure that learning is structured and incremental. It is not compulsory for you to sit for the examination in order to find employment as a pet groomer, though we would certainly encourage you to do so. Sitting for SKC examination is an avenue for you to test yourself and to gain further exposure.

Course Details

Our Professional Pet Grooming Course (Class C) comprises 60 lessons, and could be delivered on a full time or part time basis. This course will be suitable for any learner over the age of 18 and who has a love for animals. No prior grooming experience is required.

Please note that the duration of the course, the content and delivery may be finetuned from time to time. Please reach out to enquire about the course fees.


Module 1


  • Basic dog handling; Dog behaviour & temperament;
  • Identification and handling of common health issues encountered during grooming
  • Getting acquainted with canine anatomy
  • Grooming tools and equipment appreciation
  • Breed recognition
  • Grooming safety rules and best practices


  • Basic grooming 101, including nail clipping and filing, ear plucking and cleaning, clipping of paw pads and sanitary area, basic clipping
  • Bathing techniques
  • Drying and brushing techniques
  • Dematting and tangles removal; deshedding
  • Basic scissoring techniques
Module 2


  • Breed recognition
  • Appreciation of poodle breed profiles and grooming standards
  • Appreciation of poodle lamb clip profile and grooming standards
  • Poodle lamb clip drawing
  • Poodle lamb clip foam practice
  • Poodle lamb clip anatomy


  • Further scissoring techniques
  • Dummy practice
  • Component practice
  • Industrial attachment to The Pets Workshop outlets
Module 3


  • Basic grooming knowledge regarding other common species encountered in a pet grooming salon setting
  • Preparation for SKC examination


  • Poodle lamb preclip
  • Pattern lines
  • Poodle lamb clip
  • Mock examination
  • Fault Mitigation Techniques
  • Participate in grooming of a cat and a rabbit / guinea pig (subject to availability)
  • Participate in grooming of other common breeds of dogs (subject to availability and progress of student)

Why Choose “The Pets Workshop” to
Learn Pet Grooming in Singapore?

Your gateway to a comprehensive and professional pet grooming course. With a commitment to excellence and a dedication to nurturing the next generation of pet grooming professionals, “The Pets Workshop” stands out as the premier choice for aspiring groomers. Here’s why you should choose us:

Expert Guidance from Industry Leaders:

At “The Pets Workshop,” you’ll have the opportunity to learn from industry-leading professionals who bring years of experience and expertise to the table. Our instructors are seasoned groomers with a wealth of knowledge in pet grooming techniques, grooming equipment, and animal behaviour. They are passionate about sharing their skills and insights with aspiring groomers, providing personalized instruction and guidance every step of the way. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced groomer looking to refine your skills, you’ll benefit from our esteemed instructors’ invaluable mentorship and guidance.

Hands-On Experience and Real-World Exposure:

One of the unique advantages of training at “The Pets Workshop” is the opportunity for professional exposure and hands-on experience. Our training program includes practical workshops and real-world grooming sessions where you’ll work with actual clients and their pets. A stint at one of our outlets where you will shadow our groomers is built into our program so you could understand the working of a pet grooming salon which will benefit you, whether you intend to join a pet salon or set up your own business. This hands-on experience allows you to apply your skills professionally, gain confidence in your abilities, and build a strong foundation for your grooming career.

Comprehensive and Compassionate Training Approach:

At “The Pets Workshop,” we believe in taking a holistic approach to pet grooming training. Our curriculum encompasses a comprehensive understanding of animal behaviour, health, and well-being beyond technical skills and grooming techniques. We emphasize the importance of gentle handling, positive reinforcement, and empathy in our grooming practices, ensuring the comfort and safety of the pets in our care. Our holistic training philosophy fosters a deep appreciation for the bond between pets and their owners, instilling in our students a sense of responsibility and compassion that sets them apart as exceptional groomers.

Grooming with Care and Compassion:

We believe that grooming is not just a job – it’s a labour of love. We approach each grooming session with care, compassion, and a genuine desire to enhance the lives of pets and their owners. Our commitment to grooming with care and compassion shines through in every aspect of our training program, from our gentle handling techniques to our focus on building trust and rapport with pets. When you choose “The Pets Workshop,” you’re not just learning how to groom – you’re joining a community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for animals and your dedication to providing them with the highest quality care.

With expert guidance, hands-on experience, and a commitment to grooming with care and compassion, we provide you with the skills, knowledge, and confidence you need to thrive in the exciting and rewarding field of pet grooming. Join us at “The Pets Workshop” and embark on a journey towards a fulfilling and meaningful career working with animals.

Our Facilities

Our facilities feature the latest pet grooming tools and technology in the industry. We provide our students with access to state-of-the-art equipment to enhance their learning experience.