About Us

The Grooming Academy - The Academy @ Firtree Ltd

A Leading UK Trainer

The Grooming Academy is one of the UK’s leading, and established, dog groomer training salons.  We teach a range of industry-accredited qualifications in dog grooming and believe that every professional groomer should have the skills and knowledge to groom and style any breed of dog.  Our comprehensive courses aim to give you the ability to be competent and confident in your chosen profession.

The Right Dog Groomer Training Courses

We offer courses to meet every requirement for dog groomers, from the purely practical ability to style and groom, to the Level 3 qualifications comprehensively covering the skills, knowledge and salon management of the dog grooming industry.

In addition to the comprehensive courses offered for dog groomer training, it is our belief that a dog groomer will be adequately equipped as a professional groomer with canine first aid abilities – so all of our courses include the Level 2 (VTQ) award in Canine First Aid as a part of your package.

The Right Tutors For Your Training

Our specialist staff have been teaching dog grooming courses for many years, with excellent results and great feedback from those that join our courses.  All of our course instructors are experienced and qualified in their subject, plus hold teaching qualifications and are qualified assessors.  We have over 20 years experience of teaching dog grooming training courses and, when added together, we have over 90 years dog grooming experience on our staff!  We have award-winning tutors who excel in Dog Grooming Competitions as well as in the Championship Dog Show rings. 

Our priority is the success of our students and we achieve that by dedication to what we do, maintaining the very best of standards and keeping our class sizes low (max. 5, but individual tuition).  As a family based business, we genuinely care about your success and will work alongside you to achieve it. 

British Isles Grooming Association logo
As a responsible industry training centre we are members
of The British Isles Grooming Association (BIGA)

Here To Help & Advise

Need more help, advice, information or just to chat about your plans for the future in dog grooming, then give us a call.   It’s always a pleasure to chat to people and give advice where we can – and it’s free! 

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The Academy @ Firtree Ltd is registered with UK Register of Learning Providers: UKPRN: 10040217