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WEST COAST GROOMING ACADEMY

A State Approved Pet Grooming School

We Except all state approved financial aid 

The Professional Pet Grooming school

2018 Winter Special

Until December 31, 2018, Register for both the Introduction to Dog Grooming Course and the Certified Dog Groomer course together and receive either $1500 off the total course tuition OR a free Tool Kit (valued at $800) AND $850 off the total course tuition.  Class must be paid in full to receive discount before start of class.


End of the Year Special

If you pay in full by 10-8-2018, receive $500 additional off tuition! Offer good for week-day classes only.

Introduction to Dog Grooming Hybrid Course

Part 1

This is part one of a hybrid course that covers important topics necessary for pursuing a career in grooming, including tools and tool maintenance, canine anatomy, health, breed history and styles, and foundational techniques for the groomer. This course covers important topics necessary for pursuing a career in grooming, including tools and tool maintenance, canine anatomy, health, breed history and styles, and foundational techniques for the groomer.

Part 2

Part two of a hybrid course is fully hands-on and takes place at our state of the art facility in Arcadia, CA. Learn how to work as a pet hygienist and bathe dogs professionally from the industry's top groomers while working with dogs of a wide variety of breeds and temperaments. Upon completion of this course, students will move straight onto the Certified Dog Groomer Course.

Registration Fee:  $250

Course Cost: $3500 Call for details. 

Format: Part 1:  Online or Textbook 

Part 2: Hands-on

Course Length: 

Part 1 Self-paced

Part 2 Hands on 4 weeks

HUGE DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE Limited time only  Call for details

Certified Dog 

Groomer Course

This course is an 8 week class and is fully hands-on.  This course takes place at our state of the art facility in Arcadia, CA. Learn how to groom professionally from the industry's top groomers while working with dogs of a wide variety of breeds and temperaments.  

Registration Fee:  $250

Cost: $3500 Call for details.

Pre-Requisite: Introduction to Dog Grooming: Part 1 and Introduction to Dog Grooming: Part 2

Course Length: 8 weeks

Job placement assistance is available after certification is received if needed.

Format:  Hands on training

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE for Winter 2018 for a Limited Time Only.  Call for details.

Advanced Dog 

Groomer Course

For Students who have completed our Certified Grooming Course or are all ready working with dogs in a grooming salon but would like a refresher and or would like to get more  knowledge on certain breeds advanced techniques, such as Hand Stripping, Barber Rolling, hair dying and more. 

Registration Fee:  $250

Cost: $2500 Call for details

Pre-Requisite: Introduction to Dog Grooming Hybrid Course and Certified Dog Groomer Course

Course Length: 4 weeks

Format:  Hands on training

Next Class: August 15th, 2018

Time: 2:00pm-6:00pm

Days: Wednesdays & Thursdays

             Specialty Workshops

Groom Your Own Dog Workshops

This hands-on workshop is for anyone who has ever wanted to groom their own dog. You will work side-by-side with an Instructor who will plan your day and customize it according to your goals and skill level, including how to cut nails, clean ears, brush teeth, properly bathe, cut the hair, and anything else you are curious to learn!

Registration Fee$50

Cost:  $750

Format:  This is a 2 part 2 day workshop

Introduction to Cat Grooming Workshops

This workshop is open to everyone at any skill level! Learn to groom cats professionally from Jessica, WCGA's Certified Feline Master Groomer (CFMG).  She will work with you to help you reach your cat grooming goals. Each day will be planned out and personalized to your skill level and your needs. Interested in becoming a Certified Feline Master Groomer Jessica is also a Certified Instructor for the National Cat Groomers Institute (NCGI) and is able to administer all CFMG written and practical exams for individuals wishing to pursue the pathway to becoming a CFMG too!

Cost:  Call for Info. Both Group & Daily Personalized Private Instruction (PPI) rates are available.

Format:  Hands-On

Next 6-Week Workshop: Every Sunday, starting Nov 4th, 2018 (with a break taken for Thanksgiving). 9:00am-1:00pm.

PPI dates are by appointment only.

Pet First Aid & CPR 

Workshops

Two day class including CPR techniques, first aid skills, dental care, senior care and health & wellness information for dogs and cats. The class includes our PetSaver™ 40-page handbook and upon successful completion, each participant will receive a certificate and wallet card. Sometimes the unexpected happens… Will you be prepared to take action when it does?

Cost:  $100 

Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 6:00pm-8:30pm.

Next Class Starts: October 15th, 2018

Limited to 6 students only! Book early!

CLASS SCHEDULE

Dog Grooming Courses

DOG GROOMING CERTIFICATION COURSE

Morning Classes:

Monday-Thursday

9:00am - 1:00pm


October 15th, 2018

Febuary 11th, 2019

April 8th, 2019

July 8th, 2019

September 30th, 2019

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DOG GROOMING CERTIFICATION COURSE

Afternoon/Evening Classes:

Monday-Thursday

2:00pm - 6:00pm


October 15th, 2018

Febuary 11th, 2019

        April 8th, 2019

          July 8th, 2019 

September 30th, 2019    

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Advanced Dog Groomer Course

Starts: December 5th, 2018, Wednesdays & Thursdays

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Saturday only class

Back by popular demand!!

Introduction to Dog Grooming + Certified Dog Groomer Course

Class Start times:  11a.m-7p.m for 4 months

Dates:  

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Please call for details

State Licensure and Approval
West Coast Grooming Academy is a private vocational school approved by the Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education under the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 and Title 5. California Code of Regulations Division 7.5. Private Postsecondary Education. The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education approval means that this institution and its operation comply with the standards established under the law for occupational instruction by private post-secondary educational institutions. Institutional approval is subject to continual review and the institution must reapply for approval every three years.

                                                                

STATE LICENSURE AND APPROVAL

     West Coast Grooming Academy is a private vocational school approved by the Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education under the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 and Title 5. California Code of Regulations Division 7.5. Private Postsecondary Education. The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education approval means that this institution and its operation comply with the standards established under the law for occupational instruction by private post-secondary educational institutions. Institutional approval is subject to continual review and the institution must reapply for approval every three years.

      The Bureau for  Private Postsecondary Education  can be  reached by calling 

(888) 370-7589 toll-free or on the bureau's internet web site www.bppe.ca.gov.

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