Lake Norman Grooming Academy has three programs: Dog Grooming Technician, Dog Groomer, and Dog Stylist. These programs are taught by experienced educators in a state of the art facility. The programs are designed to provide students with the needed skills and knowledge to perform in the dog grooming field. The programs curriculums are designed to correlate and must be taken in succession.
Dog Grooming Technician will learn advanced dog handling, bathing and preparation techniques. This program has no pre-requisites.
The Dog Groomer program fully prepares the student to embark on a rewarding dog grooming career utilizing both classroom instruction and hands-on lab . The Dog Groomer program requires the successful completion of the Dog Grooming Technician course of study or equivalent knowledge (verified by a written and practical examination) before being eligible to enroll.
The Dog Stylist is an apprenticeship program design to build grooming experience and confidence. The Dog Stylist program is highly selective and offered only to qualified Dog Groomers. The Dog Stylist program requires the successful completion of the Dog Groomer program or equivalent knowledge (verified by a written and practical exam) before being eligible to enroll.