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Learn . Love . Live . Groom

🧬 OUR DNA

Welcome to Art of Pets Grooming School, where we go beyond mere instruction and prioritize the nurturing of passionate and skilled groomers. With a proud establishment since 2005, we hold the distinction of being the longest-running grooming school in Singapore.

At Art of Pets Grooming School, we firmly believe that teaching goes hand in hand with instilling a genuine love for the art and subject matter. We emphasize the importance of wholehearted dedication in every aspect of grooming.

Our guiding principles are simple yet profound:


LEARN with your heart and soul: We encourage our students to approach their learning journey with a deep sense of passion and commitment. By immersing themselves fully, they can absorb knowledge and skills in the most meaningful way possible.

LOVE what you do, but first do what you love: We advocate for pursuing one's true passion in the grooming profession. By aligning personal interests and career choices, students can find joy and fulfillment in their work.

LIVE to groom, never groom to live: We emphasize the significance of grooming as a vocation that brings purpose and meaning to one's life. Rather than viewing it as a mere means of making a living, we inspire our students to embrace grooming as a way of life.

GROOM always to the best of your ability: We instill a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence in every groomer we train. Our students are encouraged to consistently strive for the highest standards, ensuring that they deliver their best work at all times.

 

Join Art of Pets Grooming School and embark on a transformative educational journey that will not only equip you with the necessary skills but also foster a deep love and appreciation for the art of grooming.



💎 ACCREDITATIONS

We take great pride in being a distinguished grooming school that upholds the highest standards of excellence and professionalism. As a testament to our commitment to quality, we are honored to be a member and appointed grooming school of both the Korea Kennel Federation (KKF) and the Singapore Kennel Club (SKC). Consequently, we strictly adhere to the standards set forth by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI), the global authority on canine matters.

Upon successfully completing our Professional course, you will receive an esteemed In-House Certificate, signifying the commencement of your grooming career. This certificate serves as a tangible recognition of your dedication and the comprehensive training you have received at our grooming school.

By aligning ourselves with renowned kennel federations and adhering to internationally recognized standards, we ensure that our students are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and credentials necessary to thrive in the grooming industry. Join our esteemed grooming school and pave the way for a successful and fulfilling career in the world of professional grooming.

♾️ FLEXIBILITY

We have developed our Dog Grooming Course to accommodate the busy schedules of working adults with full-time professions. We understand the importance of flexibility and recognize the challenges that professionals face in managing their time effectively. Therefore, our course offers a high degree of flexibility, enabling you to select and book classes that seamlessly fit into your existing schedule. Whether you have commitments during weekdays or weekends, our program can be tailored to meet your specific needs, ensuring that you can pursue your passion for dog grooming without compromising your professional responsibilities.

🏆 ACHIEVEMENTS

We take immense pride in the remarkable achievements of our students, who have garnered numerous accolades and distinctions in the field of dog grooming. Our grooming school has been instrumental in producing an impressive number of Class A and Master Class Groomers, making us the leading institution in Singapore in terms of these prestigious achievements.

Furthermore, our students have consistently excelled in various competitions, securing the highest number of Overall Champions across all classes. This remarkable track record is a testament to the exceptional quality of education and training provided at our school. It is our unwavering commitment to nurturing and developing the finest groomers in Singapore and beyond.

Our award-winning students are a testament to our dedication to excellence and the effectiveness of our comprehensive grooming programs. Join our esteemed grooming school and embark on a journey that has the potential to propel you to the highest levels of success in the grooming industry, both in Singapore and on an international scale.

🗝️ HIGHLY QUALIFIED INSTRUCTORS

At our grooming school, we believe that the quality of training you receive matters significantly. That's why we are proud to have a team of highly skilled and experienced instructors who hold Master Class and A Class certifications. We ensure that our students learn from the best, as we believe that their expertise and knowledge are invaluable in shaping aspiring groomers into industry professionals.

Led by our esteemed Principal, Mr. Park Sang Hun, a Master Groomer certified by the Korea Kennel Federation (KKF), our instructional team also includes Ms. Kimberly Tan, an A Class Groomer certified by the SKC. Each instructor brings a wealth of expertise and a deep passion for grooming to the classroom.

We encourage you to learn more about our instructors and their impressive credentials by visiting the provided link. By being trained under the guidance of these accomplished professionals, you can be confident that you are receiving instruction from industry leaders who have honed their skills to the highest standards.

Choose our grooming school, where the expertise and dedication of our instructors will play a crucial role in your journey toward becoming a skilled and successful groomer.

🎓 INTERNSHIP AT ESTABLISHED SALONS

We are pleased to offer internship opportunities for our students at established salons and through partnerships within the industry. These internships provide invaluable hands-on experience and serve as a stepping stone towards building a successful grooming career.

Through our extensive network and collaborations, we are able to facilitate internships at reputable salons where our students can further refine their skills and gain practical insights into the professional grooming environment. Our aim is to ensure that our students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge in real-world settings, working alongside experienced groomers and learning from their expertise.

 

By participating in internships, our students can enhance their grooming techniques, develop their professional demeanor, and gain a deeper understanding of the industry's best practices. These immersive experiences not only bolster their confidence but also provide a solid foundation for their future grooming endeavors.

At our grooming school, we are committed to providing comprehensive training that goes beyond the classroom, and internship opportunities are a crucial component of our program. We take pride in fostering relationships with established salons and industry partners to offer our students the chance to embark on a rewarding and fulfilling grooming career.

🚀 THE BIG DIFFERENCE

We recognize that each student possesses unique learning abilities and strengths. Therefore, at our grooming school, we prioritize a personalized approach to education. We understand that grooming is not a one-size-fits-all discipline, and as such, we customize our courses to accommodate individual learning curves and preferences.

With our tailored approach, you can expect a learning experience that is adapted to your specific needs and capabilities. Our instructors will work closely with you to identify your strengths and areas for improvement, ensuring that you receive the guidance and support necessary for your success. You can learn at a pace that is comfortable for you, allowing you to absorb the material thoroughly and gain confidence in your grooming skills.

Rest assured that you will never be left behind or overwhelmed. Our instructors are dedicated to providing individualized attention and adjusting their teaching methods to suit your unique requirements. Whether you require additional practice, clarification, or specialized guidance, we are committed to nurturing your development every step of the way.

Embrace the assurance that your learning journey will be tailored to your needs and progress at a pace that aligns with your abilities. Join our grooming school and experience the difference of a personalized approach, where your success and growth as a groomer are our utmost priorities.

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COURSE JOURNEY

PROFESSIONAL COURSE

FOUNDATION

20

LESSONS

INTERMEDIATE

20

LESSONS

ADVANCED

20

LESSONS

ART OF PETS GROOMING SCHOOL PROFESSIONAL GROOMING CERTIFICATION

60

LESSONS

TOTAL NUMBER OF

CLASS C

PREPARATION

20 / 40

LESSONS

ART OF PETS GROOMING SCHOOL PROFESSIONAL GROOMING CERTIFICATION

60 LESSONS

Certification:

An Art of Pets Grooming School Professional Groomer Certificate will be issued upon the completion of your course with satisfactory standard & performance throughout your course.

Course Fees do not include the SKC Examinations, SKC Membership and model fees.

After Graduation from the Professional Course, you may register for the SKC C Class Exam Prep Course.

TAKE BY STAGE

(Maximum period of 4 months per stage)

$2600 per stage x 3 = $7800
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6 MONTHS FLEXIBLE COURSE

(Maximum period of 6 months)

$6630

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12 MONTHS FLEXIBLE COURSE

(Maximum period of 1 year)

$7020

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LEADING TO CLASS C

20

LESSONS

FOUNDATION

• Nail clipping & filing

• Ear cleaning & hair removal

• Shaving of paw pads & hygiene area
​• Expression of anal glands

• Methods of brushing

• Proper bathing & drying

• Fundamental scissoring 

• Fundamental shaving

• Safe handling of pets

• Use of professional equipments & tools

20

LESSONS

INTERMEDIATE

• Understanding different breed types

• Understanding different fur types
   and handling

• Shaving methods

• Intensive scissoring methods

• Scissoring on live dogs

• Introduction to Breed Standards for Exam

20

LESSONS

ADVANCED

• Drawing

• Scissoring on different breeds

• Styling on different breeds

• Preparation for Exam Clip

DETAILS OF PROFESSIONAL COURSE

SKC / KKF CLASS C CERTIFICATION PREPARATION COURSE

20 / 40 LESSONS

Applicable only for Students who have completed the Professional Course

. Take your Exams with confidence!

$3200 / $5200

EQUIPMENT
GOLD SET

$1180

KOREAN Made Straight 7"

ARTERO ONE 30T 6" (Thinning Shears)

ARTERO Spectra Clipper 

ARTERO Spectra Blade #7

ARTERO Clic Clipper

ARTERO SNAKE Neck Dryer 

ARTERO Workshirt with logo

ARTERO Holder Buckle

ARTERO F227 Nylon Case

ARTERO P222 Comb 18” Long Pin

ARTERO Nail Trimmer, small

ARTERO Nail File, Strong

ARTERO Oil Fresh 300ml
ARTERO Static Control 150ml

ARTERO Slicker Brush

#1 All Systems Ear So Fresh 4oz

ARTERO AURICLEAN Ear Powder

Forceps Straight

Styptic Powder

 
THEORY BOOK @ $80

OR

SCHEDULE

Day Classes:

Fridays to Wednesdays: 12 to 6PM

Night Classes:

Tuesdays & Wednesdays only: 7 to 11PM

Classes are booked online on a monthly basis. 

Once you sign up, you can start booking for lessons. You may book the classes according to your own schedule, subject to availability. Each class is capped at 8 students. Once booked, your attendance is expected or have a valid MC or cancel 3 days before. Class will be cancelled if there is only 1 student that day.

PAYMENT

Registration is online. Payments are accepted in the form of Bank Transfer, Paynow, Cash, Cheque,  

INTAKE

 

Intakes are individual and subject to availability. 

EQUIPMENT
PLATINUM SET
$1590

KOREAN Made Straight 7"
ARTERO ONE 30T 6" (Thinning Shears)

ARTERO HIT Cordless Clipper 
ARTERO Metallic Snap-On Comb Set

ARTERO FASTER Cordless Clipper
ARTERO SNAKE Neck Dryer

ARTERO Workshirt with logo

ARTERO Holder Buckle

ARTERO F227 Nylon Case

ARTERO P222 Comb 18” Long Pin

ARTERO Nail Trimmer, small

ARTERO Nail File, Strong

ARTERO Oil Fresh 300ml
ARTERO Static Control 150ml

ARTERO Slicker Brush

#1 All Systems Ear So Fresh 4oz

ARTERO AURICLEAN Ear Powder

Forceps Straight

Styptic Powder

 
THEORY BOOK @ $80

CAREER ADVANCEMENT COURSE

CLASS B

PREPARATION

SKC / KKF CLASS B CERTIFICATION

TOTAL NUMBER OF LESSONS VARIES WITH BREED

CLASS A

PREPARATION

SKC / KKF CLASS A CERTIFICATION

TOTAL NUMBER OF LESSONS VARIES WITH BREED

MASTER CLASS

PREPARATION

SKC / KKF MASTER CLASS CERTIFICATION

TOTAL NUMBER OF LESSONS VARIES WITH BREED

FAQ Section:

1. Are the 4 Courses (Stage-by-Stage, 6 Months, 12 Months) the same? What is the difference?

 

Yes they are the same except for
- the time-line that you need to complete the course
- the cost of the course

2. Can I choose a mixture Night Classes, Weekend and Day Classes for my course?

 

Yes, you can choose any of the classes available.

 

3. Are there any installment plans available?

 

We do not offer any installments. However, you may opt for the Stage-by-Stage which breaks up the payment into three parts. 

 

 

4. If I opt for the 6 months or 12 months, can I pay in installments?

The above three courses are to be paid in full before the commencement of the course. 

 

 

5. Do I have to join the SKC Preparation Course?

 

Taking the SKC Examinations is optional but recommended.


6. Must I pay the SKC Preparation Course fee when I sign up for the Grooming Course?

You only have to pay for the SKC Preparation Course only after you have finished your 60 lessons.

 

 

7. Can I skip the Foundation Course and just sign up for the Intermediate or Advance Course?

 

Unless you have prior experience as a Groomer or have been through a proper course before. One-day courses are not considered.

GROOMING GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

AURAL HEMATOMAS

An aural hematoma is a collection of blood, either fresh or clotted, within the pinna (ear flap). When a hematoma is present, the pinna will appear very thick and spongy. The swelling may involve the entire pinna, or it may involve only one area of the ear. Often seen in dogs whose ears have been shaved due to severe matting. The cause is not from the act of shaving the ears but rather the dog shaking their head excessively after the fact. When a dog with matted ears leaves the salon with shaved ears, they will most likely be shaking their head or scratching at their head or ears a lot. The reason is due to the blood flow returning back to their ears after being shaved. You may notice the tip of their ear looks cut which in fact is not. It is more like a blood blister at the tip of the ears due to excessive shaking of their head when thir ears are flapping and hitting the top of their head. 

How to prevent this?
The best way is to of course avoid getting the fur matted which would be the owner's responsibility. In the salon, if a dog is presented to you already in this condition then the best way is to:
1. Shave the matted ears a little bit at a time throughout the grooming session so the blood flow doesn't return to the ears all at once. 
2. If the hematoma is already present then wear a hoodie to prevent shaking as much as possible.

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