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Bather & Grooming Assistant - 200 hours - $1800 *

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Course 1 Outline – The pet Bather & Grooming Assistant is an important position in every grooming shop. If the bath and drying are not done properly, the groom will suffer. The training bathers receive is critical to their success and to the success of the shop they work in.

In this course you will learn how to bath, dry, brush out, de-mat, clean ears, cut nails, express anal glands, brush teeth, properly restrain dogs and cats, pluck and clean ears. You will learn the different breeds, how to recognize different parasites and skin conditions, and how to relieve them. You will learn basic clipper skills to give rough cuts and pre-bath shavedowns. Upon completion of Course 1 you will receive a certificate of completion as a Professional Pet Bather

*Plus Fees – See Enrollment Form for nominal fee details

Enroll Course 1 Course 1 Details

Professional Pet Groomer – 640 hours - $6000 *

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Course 2 Outline –  After completing 200 hrs as a bather and grooming assistant you are ready to complete your training as a pet groomer (additional 440 hrs.). You will now learn specific breed patterns as well as the simple puppy cut. You will also learn to finish the faces as per the customer’s request.

You will learn time management to get your schedule completed, learn how to manage the “difficult to groom. Learn basic skills to give rough cuts and pre-bath shavedowns. Upon completion of Course 1 you will receive a certificate of completion of a Professional Bather & Groomer Assistant. Breakdown of hours and fees are as follows: 200hrs+440hrs=640 Total Hours – $1800+4200=$6000

*Plus Fees – See Enrollment Form for nominal fee details

Enroll Course 2 Course 2 Details

Payment Schedule

The Application Fee $250 is due at the time of enrollment (details below).

The Grooming Course’s Lab Fee of $400 is due at the time of enrollment (details below).

The required Books Fee of $300 is required for both Course 1 and Course 2 and due first day of class.

The required Grooming Kit of $875 is to be purchased either on the first day of class, or you may purchase now (details below).

Bather & Groomer Assistant Program
– Application Fee $150.00 Paid Prior To Filling in Enrollment Form
Tuition $1,800.00
– Textbooks  (Non-Refundable after use)   $ 300.00
– Lab $ 200.00
– Tests   (Non-Refundable once administered)  $ 375.00
Total   $2,825.00
Equipment – Andis 2 Speed Clipper ($200) must be purchased on the first day of class
The Student has Three options for payment of tuition:
1. Payment Option 1:
Pay in full prior to the first day of class. Tuition Plus Fees $3,025 includes Clipper ($200)
2. Payment Option 2:
Tuition and remaining fees after the first day ($2,495) are divided into 5 payments ($499) with 0% interest paid until graduation
Must Purchase Clipper ($200) on the first day of class
Students will attend classes 5 days per week, 8 hours/day for 4 weeks followed by 1 week of Intern in a Grooming Shop for a total of 5 weeks.
3. Tuition Assistance programs:
Please contact LIGA to see what tuition assistance or other payment plans that may be available to you.
Please note that a Part-Time Student’s tuition payments will be calculated on a per-case basis with the approval of the School Director. All payment plans may be modified on a per case basis.
Professional Pet Groomer Program
– Application Fee $ 250.00 Paid Prior To Filling in Enrollment Form
– Tuition  $ 6,000.00
– Equipment   (Non-Refundable after use)    $ 875.00 Purchased on the First Day of Class
– Shears are not included in Equipment Fees – Must be fitted in class
– Textbooks  (Non-Refundable after use)   $300.00
Lab $400.00
– Tests   (Non-Refundable once administered)  $775.00
Total $8,350.00
The Student has Three options for payment of tuition:
1. Payment Option 1:
Pay in full prior to the first day of class. Application Fee, Tuition Plus Equipment = $8,350
2. Payment Option 2:
Tuition and remaining fees after the first day $7,475 divided into 16 payments ($467) with 0% interest
Two payments due on the first day of class $934
The student will make 14 weekly payments ($467) until graduation.
Students will attend classes 5 days per week, 8 hours/day for 12 weeks followed by 4 weeks of Intern in a Grooming Shop for a total of 16 weeks.
3. Tuition Assistance programs:
Please contact LIGA to see what tuition assistance or other payment plans that may be available to you.

Please note that a Part-Time Student’s tuition payments will be calculated on a per-case basis with the approval of the School Director. All payment plans may be modified on a per case basis.

What is Included in Equipment Fee?

Andis 2 Speed AGC2 UltraEdge Detachable Blade Clipper
Wahl Stainless Steel Comb Set
Mat Buster 10 blade
8″ Greyhound Style Comb-Long Pin-Coarse/Fine
Furminator
Poodle Comb
Undercoat Shedding Rake-Double Row
Curved Slicker Brush-Small
Universal Slicker Brush Large Brush
ZoomGroom Brush
Large Orange Handle Nail Clipper
Small Pet Nail Clipper
Hair Puller Curved W/Coated Handle Hemostat
Geib Buttercut Blade #10
Geib Buttercut Blade #15
Geib Buttercut Blade #30
Geib Buttercut Blade #4F
Geib Buttercut Blade #5F
Geib Buttercut Blade #7F
3 3/4 blade
Andis Tool Tote Bag

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