Industry Grooming Training

Run by the Sunshine Coast's first Internationally Certified Master Groomer and qualified teacher, Lesley Richards, courses are run to suit student's work and life commitments. Pawfect Style Academy offers Practical Experience and Grooming Observations that should enable you to complete your practical requirements to work in, or start up, a grooming salon or to attain qualifications such as the Certificate III in Pet Grooming (ACM30617) with a Registered Training Organisation.   

Pawfect Style Academy partners with Heiniger Academy (RTO4088) to offer

training and assessment observations for the Dual Certificate III in Pet Grooming

and Companion Animal Industries.

Click on the links below for more information on the above qualifications: 

Now enrolling students in:

21 Day Professional Grooming Course

Pawfect Style Academy Training and Assessment Cost: $5250.00 (*discount for payment up front see below)


- includes Knowledge and Skills Training, Practical Assessment Observations and Video/Photographic Evidence  plus Pawfect Style Academy Training Resources- On completion students are awarded a portfolio of video and photographic work and a Completion of Training Certificate from Pawfect Style Academy. We recommend this is studied alongside Heiniger Grooming Academy's Dual Certificate III qualification. (please see Heiniger Academy for costs and enrolment) 
Payment: $5250.00 - to be paid as follows- $2250 to hold course placement + $1500 prior to week 1 + $1500 prior to week 3 or can be paid in full on course enrolment for a $250 discount -$5000.00

Students Must Enrol in Heiniger Academy : Certificate III in Pet Grooming/Animal Care alongside our salon training

($1495.00 extra this cost is NOT included in the PSA payment.).

It is recommended to start the theory section of this course 2-3 weeks prior to your practical training with Pawfect Style Academy. Please do not sign up with Heiniger Academy until enrolment has been granted and initial payment had been made with Pawfect Style Academy. 

 Structure of Course:  Monday- Friday (week 1)

                                       Tuesday- Friday (week 2-5)  over 5 weeks           

Number of Students Per Class:  Maximum of 2 Students.


2021 Course Start Dates:   8 Feb- 12 March (Applications Open)

                                              19 April - 21 May (Applications Open)


Prior to starting the course students must undertake a phone interview or can do a 1 day salon trial to ensure Pet Grooming is the right career choice for them and Pawfect Style Academy is the training facility that suits them. 

Information Sessions also taking place : Thurs 14 Jan 6pm & Fri 15th Jan 9am
Some areas students should be able to understand by the completion of their training are the following practical dog grooming services:
Bath & Dry Short & Long Coat Breed          
Face Feet Tidy
Breed Standard Double Coat Groom
5/7 Strip off Groom
Mixed Breed Teddy Groom
Poodle Points
And have and understanding and working knowledge

of WPHS practices within a Salon/Mobile,

Animal Handling Skills,

Customer Service and Cash/Eft skills, Animal Behaviour, Nutrition and First Aid, Cat and other Pet Grooming services, Worms/Parasites and Zoonoses, Breed Standard vs Pet Grooming to name a few.
All equipment, dogs and learning tools are supplied by Pawfect Style Academy for the training and assessment within this course.




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