Concord School of Grooming offers specialized training classes and hands on experience in all breed grooming. You will also learn how to use and maintain the equipment required for grooming pets. The classes begin the first Monday of each month. Required attendance is Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm. The course is 12 weeks and designed for the individual desiring to become a master professional groomer. There is a 4/8 week option for those who have limited funds and time. You may attend 4 weeks basic and return later for the additional 8 weeks required to complete the certification training.
Classes are limited to number of enrollees to insure good training techniques, and to insure that you will receive personal attention in your training.
program includes a thorough background in the fundamentals of basic grooming
skills such as brush-outs, nail trimming, ear care, bathing, fluff drying, and
scissor finish. Safety features are also taught to insure both the safety and
welfare of the individual and the pet. The cost is $7700.00 for the training
period which includes the cost of tuition, grooming tools, manuals and grooming
If an enrollee selects the 4/8 option the cost is $3700.00 for the first four weeks, and the balance of $4000.00 would be due at the beginning of the eight week session. There would be a $100.00 service fee at the beginning of the eight week session. If payment is further divided by monthly payments, a $100.00 service fee is assessed at the beginning of each month after the first month of enrollment.
Although job placement cannot be guaranteed, Susan can also offer assistance in job placements. Some groomers prefer to work for someone else, where some prefer to open and establish their own shops. The choice is an individual decision, but Susan attempts to guide anyone who shows a great love of dogs and desires to learn the art of dog grooming. You may check out the availability of job placement and graduation data on the Tennessee Higher Education Commission's website, http://www.tn.gov/thec.
Disclosure about transferability of credits.
Credits earned at Concord School of Grooming may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by Concord School of Grooming. You should obtain conformation that Concord School of Grooming will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. You should also contact any educational institutions that you may want to transfer credits earned at Concord School of Grooming to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at Concord School of Grooming prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from Concord School of Grooming to another educational institution may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at Concord School of Grooming if you enroll in another educational institution. It is highly recommended and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of Concord School of Grooming and of any other educational institutions you may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at Concord School of Grooming before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.