Certificate III in Animal Care Services (Pet Grooming)

If you're a type of person who absolutely loves dogs, enjoys spending a lot of time with them and would like to pursue a rewarding career in pet grooming, then this ACM30122 Certificate III in Animal Care Services (Pet Grooming) qualification from the Pet Stylist Academy could be just the course for you.

It's blended study mode means whilst you can do your theory online from anywhere in Australia, you will need to be able to get to the Pet Stylist Academy's campus on the Gold Coast, QLD to do the practical assessments.

The Certificate III in Animal Care Services (Pet Grooming) represents the latest nationally recognised qualification for individuals pursuing a career as professional dog groomers. It is a one of the top grooming education courses in Australia, equipping students with a profound understanding of the knowledge, skills, and techniques required to excel in the pet industry as dog groomers.

Throughout this program, students immerse themselves in the art of dog grooming, focusing on a wide range of essential tasks such as brushing, combing, nail clipping, ear cleaning, bathing, drying techniques, clippering, scissor finishing techniques, and precise pattern setting for different breeds. With a strong emphasis on acquiring grooming skills, students learn to master the intricacies of breed profiles, enhance speed and efficiency, and unlock their maximum grooming potential.

The curriculum ensures that students cultivate a proficient, responsible, and professional approach to grooming, fostering the development of highly qualified industry professionals. Under the guidance and expertise of qualified grooming instructors, students acquire the techniques and skills necessary to achieve competence in the field of professional pet grooming and styling.

Hands-on grooming applications and handling techniques are complemented by a well-structured self-study program, providing a comprehensive and well-rounded learning experience. 

ACM30122 Pet Stylist Academy
Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    Pet Stylist Academy

  • Qualification

    Certificate III, VET

  • Study mode

    On Campus

  • Payment options

    Payment PlanUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Self paced – up to 12 months

  • Start date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Location


  • Course fee

    Price may vary

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.