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Dog Bathing, Grooming and Styling Online/Onsite (Credit for Previous Bathing, Grooming & Styling Experience Combination Program)


Program Designed for Credit for Previous Bathing, Grooming & Styling Experience

This program option is designed for the experienced bather, groomer, and stylist. This is the perfect program for you to take to receive your Diploma. You can continue to work and take your online courses and after you complete the online, then attend Nash Academy or a Nash Approved Practical Skills Training Site to test out of the bathing, grooming, and styling.

Nash will take you through a series of online, comprehensive, theory based courses taught by our Nash Systems Certified Online Theory Instructors followed by practical skills courses taught by our Nash Systems Certified Onsite Practical Skills Instructors. You will be taught compassion, safety and gentle methods designed by Nash and respected by experts from around the world.

This CPE Combination Diploma Program for Dogs is the total package for you, the experienced bather, groomer, and stylist, to receive your diploma from the Nash Academy to be prepared for licensing.


Steps to Success #1: Complete Your Online Courses

Online Series #1
All the background you need to understand the dog, including the different breeds of dogs, elements of dog behavior, the history of the dog, and the health of the dog. To find out more about each online course, please reference the individual course objectives.

Man's Best Friend Online Course Series
Online Series #2
The professional online course series is all about salon policies and procedures and all technical skills required in the 5 phases of grooming. You will study why it is important to keep your bathing, grooming and styling station organized, sanitized and well maintained. You will study salon safety such as how and why to transport a small dog with a safety loop and why you transport a large dog with a safety lead. You will know why and how to use various products, tools and equipment properly on different coat types to achieve the ultimate in skin and coat care. We have provided you an overview of what you will study during your online courses, to find out more, please reference the individual course objectives.

Professional Bather, Groomer & Stylist Online Course Series
  • Salon for Man's Best Friend
  • Grooming Man's Best Friend
  • Styling Man's Best Friend

Options to Take Online Courses
You have the following options to complete your online courses. The time frame to complete the online courses is determined by the type of online course option you choose. The amount of tuition for the online courses is determined by the type of course option you choose.

Steps to Success #2: Complete Your Onsite Courses
The care of the dog's eyes, ears, nose, feet, and mouth will be taught and practiced. Dog bathing, brushing and drying techniques will be practiced daily, including the proper products, tools, and techniques to use on different coat types. You will be instructed on how to create beautiful expressions and profiles by creating different head, ear, neck, body, legs, feet and tail trim styles using different tools, products, and techniques including clippering, thinning, scissoring, handstripping, carding and deshedding. You will practice creating balance and symmetry, as well as learning how to avoid creating faults on trim styles on pure breeds and mixed breeds. Salon policies and procedures on safety, sanitation, organization and maintenance covered in the online course will also be covered during the hands on.

Onsite Series #1
Professional Bather, Groomer & Stylist Onsite Series

Dog Bathing Basics Test Out Onsite
8 Clock Hours
1 Day to Complete
Prerequisite - Previous Bathing Experience Required

After completion of the Dog Bathing Basics test out, you will continue with the Dog Grooming Basics Test Out.

Dog Grooming Basics Test Out Onsite
8 Clock Hours
1 Day to Complete
Prerequisite - Previous Bathing and Grooming Experience Required

After completion of the Dog Grooming Basics Test Out, you will continue with the Dog Styling Basics Test Out.

Dog Styling Basics Test Out Onsite
8 Clock Hours
1 Day to Complete
Prerequisite - Dog Bathing Basics Test Out, Dog Grooming Basics Test Out.

Options to Take Onsite Courses
You have the following types of practical skills sites to Test Out and to complete your onsite courses.
  • Nash Academy in Lexington Kentucky
  • Nash Approved Training Site
  • Nash Approved Test Out Site (IJA Contest Ring, IJA Certification)

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT ONLINE AND ONSITE COURSE OPTIONS FOR YOU

To help you make the right decision on the online and onsite options, we have created Fact Sheets for you to review.


Fact Sheet Dog Bathing, Grooming & Styling Online/Onsite CPE Diploma Program (Combination)

Test Out Dog Bathing, Grooming and Styling Basics Onsite

Online: Instructor Driven Option
Onsite: Nash Academy or Nash Approved Training Site
Program Tuition if you take online Instructor Driven courses and complete your onsite at Nash Academy or a Nash Approved Training Site.

Job Position: Professional Dog Bather, Groomer and Stylist
Program Name: Professional Dog Bathing, Grooming & Styling Program
Program Option: Online/Onsite Combination Program
Prerequisite: Previous experience in bathing, grooming and styling.

Total Tuition Online Courses: $4800
Total Tuition Onsite Courses: $600
Total Program Tuition: $5400

Your Onsite Fees
Bathing Basics Tuition Fee: $0
Bathing Basics Test Out Fee: $200 Per Day
Bathing Basics Test Out Training Fee: $200 Per Day (Optional and not calculated in total)

Grooming Basics Tuition Fee:$0
Grooming Basics Test Out Fee: $200 Per Day
Grooming Basics Test Out Training Fee: $200 Per Day (Optional and not calculated in total)

Styling Basics Tuition Fee: $0
Styling Basics Test Out Fee: $200 Per Day
Styling Basics Test Out Training Fee: $200 Per Day (Optional and not calculated in total)

Total Credit Hours: 42

Type of Online Course Option : Instructor Driven
Total Time to Complete Online Courses: Minium 3 months - Maximum 9 months
Total Time to Complete Onsite Courses: 3 Days

Total Clock Hours: 24 Hours

Tool Kit Required: Basic Tool Kit
Fact Sheet Dog Bathing, Grooming & Styling Online/Onsite CPE Diploma Program (Combination)

Test Out Dog Bathing, Grooming and Styling Basics Onsite

Online: Test Out Option
Onsite: Nash Academy or Nash Approved Training Site
Program Tuition if you take online Test Out Courses and complete your onsite at Nash Academy or a Nash Approved Training Site.

Job Position: Professional Dog Bather, Groomer and Stylist
Program Name: Professional Dog Bathing, Grooming & Styling Program
Program Option: Online/Onsite Combination Program
Prerequisite: Previous experience in bathing, grooming and styling.

Total Tuition Online Courses: $720
Total Tuition Onsite Courses: $600
Total Program Tuition: $1320

Your Onsite Fees
Bathing Basics Tuition Fee: $0
Bathing Basics Test Out Fee: $200 Per Day
Bathing Basics Test Out Training Fee: $200 Per Day (Optional and not calculated in total)

Grooming Basics Tuition Fee:$0
Grooming Basics Test Out Fee: $200 Per Day
Grooming Basics Test Out Training Fee: $200 Per Day (Optional and not calculated in total)

Styling Basics Tuition Fee: $0
Styling Basics Test Out Fee: $200 Per Day
Styling Basics Test Out Training Fee: $200 Per Day (Optional and not calculated in total)

Total Credit Hours: 42

Type of Online Course Option : Instructor Driven
Total Time to Complete Online Courses: Minium 3 months - Maximum 9 months
Total Time to Complete Onsite Courses: 3 Days

Total Clock Hours: 24 Hours

Tool Kit Required: Basic Tool Kit