About Us

British School of Grooming is a family run business that is based in Bolton, North West of England

If you are looking to train in the dog grooming industry, then you’ve come to the right place.

We provide a range of  services that offer a route into high quality learning and skills development that help to increase learners’ employability and experience that fit with today’s industry needs. British School of Grooming is an accredited AIM Qualifications training centre recognised and regulated by Ofqual.

We receive amazing feedback from students who go on to be successful dog groomers. The key to our success is our ability to link the practical and the theory giving a fully blended learning experience. Another aspect to our courses is the hands-on nature of the dog grooming courses, and our large model bank of dogs which ensures you have a fully rounded educational experience. You will be able to observe the day to day running of the business and get a feel for the profession you are about to undertake.Places are often limited due to demand so book well in advance to avoid disappointment. We constantly strive to develop our courses to ensure students leave us fully equipped and confident. We have formulated a course that covers every aspect of dog grooming so you feel ready to start your new career as soon as you finish the course.

We believe in hands on training as the best way to learn and our Elite model club has a huge variety of dogs of all breeds for students to work on and our groom standards are extremely high with attention to detail. You will leave us fully equipped to embark with confidence into one of the biggest growing industries in the UK. All our students go on to have successful and rewarding careers.

At British School of Grooming we are extremely passionate about animal welfare and support local dog rescue Saving Strays Animal Rescue grooming their rescues through our facilities.

Our grooming courses lead by our experienced tutors provide students with high levels of confidence and support every step of the journey enabling you to start professionally grooming before the course has been fully complete!!

If you are looking for a change of career dog grooming is a growing industry, and an enjoyable and rewarding career.

Let us inspire you to a new beginning.

Mission Statement

We recognise achievement and support learning transforming the lives of individuals and communities.

Our Vision

To be the best we can be.

Our Values

Integrity – committed to ethical and sustainable business practices;

Clarity – a clear qualification offer supported by transparent processes;

Collaboration – working with customers and other stakeholders;

Aspiration – supporting individuals to fulfil their potential and progress;

Excellence – committed to high quality;

Innovation – creating opportunities for learners, employers and communities;

Inclusion – celebrating diversity and respecting individuality.