BIGA Member Training Schools

CLICK HERE to see training schools that provide professional pet grooming training and qualification in accordance - and affiliation - with recognised qualification / accreditation pathways. 


We understand that looking for the right training school for a career in dog grooming can be challenging so BIGA only supports those schools who are following a recognised qualification or accreditation pathway.

These schools follow a set of learning criteria subject to external standardisation from their awarding body. They have formal support and complaints procedures, should you require them.

Courses for dog grooming still varies widely. Some courses will follow the qualification pathways (usually colleges) and others will fast track and combine qualification contents in their own courses (Usually private schools)


If you'd like to become a trained and qualified professional pet groomer, please contact one of the training centres directly.

Have a look at the tutors qualifications, accolades and reviews, as well as locations. CLICK HERE

Please note: if you are already an experienced and/or trained groomer and would like to get qualified, pls speak to a centre about fast-track options of taking the exams.



The British Isles Grooming Association (BIGA)

A Not-for-Profit Trade Association and Community Support Network

 Registered at St. George‚Äôs House, 14 George Street, Huntingdon, Cambs. PE29 3GH. Reg. No. 10085801

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