Professional Cat Grooming

Proficiency Tests

  • Levels 1 to 4

PPGI's Certification Program is based on the Pet Grooming Industry Standards

Step 1 - Register Now

Step 2 - E-learning & Self-Study (Course Notes will be provided)

Step 3 - Practice on your own (Assessment Sheet will be provided)

Step 4 - Online Video Submission(s)

Step 5 - A Certifier evaluates your submission. Your scorecard will be sent to you, together with feedback from your Certifier

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ASSISTANT PROFESSIONAL CAT GROOMER

Level 1

As an Assistant Groomer, you will be expected to be able to handle Basic Grooming duties such as

  • the cutting of nails

  • trimming the paws

  • cleaning of ears

  • brushing out the coat thoroughly

  • showering & drying

 

You will also need to know basic cat care knowledge such as

  • parasites - protection and treatment

 

This is a Video Submission Assessment. You will be assessed on your technical skills as well as your handling skills. 

Assessment Fee: $200

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PROFESSIONAL CAT GROOMER

Level 2

As a Professional Cat Groomer, you will be expected to be able to execute 3 styles of haircuts for a cat

  1. The Natural Cat

  2. The Lion Cut 

  3. The Summer Cut

You will also need to know advanced cat care knowledge such as

  • ringworm - what is is and how to deal with it

  • signs of stress - what they are and how to deal with it

  • working with the vet

You will have to demonstrate

  • advanced handling skills

  • adequate scissoring & clipper skills

This is a Video Submission Assessment. You will be assessed on your technical skills as well as your handling skills. 

Assessment Fee: $300

*Pre-Requisite:

  • Completion of Level 1

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PROFESSIONAL CAT GROOMING TRAINER

Level 3

As a Professional Cat Grooming Trainer, you will be expected to be able to teach a Level 1 and Level 2 course.

You will have to demonstrate

  • excellent technical skills

  • excellent handling skills

  • excellent communication skills

This is a Video Submission Assessment. You will be assessed on your technical skills as well as your communication skills. 

Assessment Fee: $500

*Pre-Requisite:

  • Completion of Levels 1 & 2

  • at least 2 years of relevant working experience

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PROFESSIONAL CAT GROOMING CERTIFIER

Level 4

As a Professional Cat Grooming Certifier, you will be expected to be able to assess a groomer’s work fairly and give constructive feedback, for both Levels 1 and 2.

This is a Video Submission Assessment. You will have to demonstrate

  • excellent communication skills

  • fair judgement

Assessment Fee: $300

*Pre-Requisite:

  • Completion of Levels 1 to 3

  • Guided at least 5 students/trainees who have completed Level 1

  • Guided at least 2 students/trainees who have completed Level 2 

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