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Practical Skills Instructor Program Online and Onsite Program (Combination)

Training Pet Care Professional of Tomorrow
The Nash Academy's curriculum is world renowned, and those who teach it via the NASH SYSTEM must do so at the highest level and with uncompromising rigor and enthusiasm. The Practical Skills Instructor Program consists of online and onsite courses and is designed for professional stylists who want to take the next step to become a Practical Skills Instructor. The Nash System Practical Skills Instructor Training Program is the first in the industry and will set standards in teaching the art of bathing, grooming and styling requirements, policies, and procedures worldwide.

TEACH CLASSES IN DOG DIPLOMA PROGRAM
Step #1 - Complete Online Courses in Dog Diploma Program
All Nash Academy Instructors must complete, or must have previously completed, the online theory courses in the Dog Diploma Program so they have the same information as the students. Instructors must achieve a 92.0 or higher in all courses to qualify to take the Nash Practical Skills Instructor Program. If you have taken the diploma online courses via the Nash Academy or another organization using the Nash System of Education, you can request the school or organization to submit your transcript.

Options to take Online Courses in the Dog Diploma Program
Test out and instructor driven options are available to complete the online courses. The time frame to complete the online courses and the amount of tuition is determined by the option you choose to take the courses.

About Test Out
The test out is the fast track option to complete the courses and can also be used to retake the online courses to raise your GPA for a course or course series.Tuition Fee $720

About Instructor Driven
The instructor driven option is designed for online group discussions with classmates and other practical skills instructors. Tuition Fee $4800

Step #2 Complete Trim Styles Required in Dog Diploma Program
All Nash Academy Instructors must complete, or must have previously completed, the required trim styles in the Diploma Program for Dogs with a score of 92.0 or higher to qualify to take the Nash Practical Skills Instructor Program. The practical skills instructors have the option of testing out on the required trim styles at Nash Academy during the onsite training or submitting documentation verifying the skill level for the required trim styles.

To test out of the 6 required trim styles, the instructor can schedule 3 days of training and testing for the 6 required trim styles before taking the 5 day 45 Clock Hour Instructor Onsite Course.
$200 Per Day for Training and Test Out
Total Fee for 3 Days $600

Competition photos and placements, certification certificates and evaluations forms and any other type of documentation can be submitted to confirm skill level of 92.0 or higher in the 6 required trim styles.

TEACH CLASSES IN CAT DIPLOMA PROGRAM
Step #1 - Complete Online Courses in Cat Diploma Program
To teach cat grooming, all Nash Academy Instructors must complete, or must have previously completed, the online theory courses in the Cat Diploma Program so they have the same information as the students. Instructors must achieve a 92.0 or higher in all courses to qualify to take the Nash Practical Skills Instructor Program to teach cat bathing, grooming and styling. If you have taken the diploma online courses via the Nash Academy or another organization using the Nash System of Education, you can request the school or organization to submit your transcript.

Options to take Online Courses in the Cat Diploma Program
Test out and instructor driven options are available to complete the online courses. The time frame to complete the online courses and the amount of tuition is determined by the option you choose to take the courses.

About Test Out
The test out is the fast track option to complete the courses and can also be used to retake the online courses to raise your GPA for a course or course series.Tuition Fee $60

About Instructor Driven
The instructor driven option is designed for online group discussions with classmates and other practical skills instructors. Tuition Fee 800

Step #2 Complete Trim Styles Required in Cat Diploma Program
All Nash Academy Instructors must complete, or must have previously completed, the required trim styles in the Cat Diploma Program with a score of 92.0 or higher to qualify to take the Nash Practical Skills Instructor Program. The practical skills instructors have the option of testing out on the required trim styles at Nash Academy during the onsite training or submitting documentation verifying the skill level for the required trim styles.

Bath & Brush
Body Contour
Lion Trim

To test out of the 3 required trim styles, the instructor can schedule 1 days of training and testing for the 3 required cat trim styles before taking the 5 day 45 Clock Hour Instructor Onsite Course.
$200 Per Day for Training and Test Out
Total Fee for 1 Days $200

Competition photos and placements, certification certificates and evaluations forms and any other type of documentation can be submitted to confirm skill level of 92.0 or higher in the 3 required cat trim styles.
COMPLETE 1 WEEK PRACTICAL SKILLS INSTRUCTOR PROGRAM
Step #3 Complete 1 Week 45 Clock Hour Hands On Practical Skills Instructor Program
After all requirements in the cat diploma program is complete, instructor attends Nash to complete hands on practical skills instructor program. The 1 week training is scheduled on a class start. Instructors can complete the instructor onsite course for the cat and dog during the 45 clock hour training course. Instructors are certifed to teach the Art of Cat Bathing, Grooming and Styling.

Tuition Fee for 1 Week 45 Clock Program $1000
Don't Stop Until You Reach the Top
Practical Skills Instructors and Online Instructors have the opportunity to continue with training to be approved and certified to teach additional online and onsite courses with the Nash System of Education.