The focus of the Fur & Away Certificate of Assistant Pet Stylists is to train students to become comfortable with pets, equipment and techniques necessary to become competent assistant pet groomers. The fundamentals of the Fur & Away Certificate of Assistant Pet Stylists are based on basic pet grooming, maintenance and care of tools, safety and handling of dogs as well as basic clipper work. The Theory component is compulsory for the Certificate of Assistant Pet Stylists. The purpose of the theory is to ensure that essential background knowledge is thoroughly understood. Students who complete the Fur & Away Certificate of Assistant Pet Stylists will be equipped to work as an assistant groomer.
Fur & Away Certificate of Assistant Pet Stylists consists of the following modules: Dog Breed Identification, Safety in the Grooming Environment, Dog Communication, Grooming Tools & Salon Equipment, Basic Canine Anatomy, Ticks & Fleas, Preparatory Work Before Bathing, Bathing, Drying, Combing & Brushing and Basic Clipper Work.