Professional Advanced Course 

This course is for you if:

You have completed the Intermediate Course/SKC Class B Examination


By the end of this course you will achieve:

  • Pet colouring skills

  • New show grooming techniques 

  • You will be ready to sit for the SKC Class A Grooming Examination*


This course will prepare you for careers such as:

  • Pet Grooming Assistant

  • Pet Salon Manager

  • Pet Salon Owner

  • Pet Day Care 

  • Pet Boarding Kennel


Number of Lessons:

  • Practical Lessons: 10 lessons 

  • Practical Examination Preparatory Lessons: 10 lessons 

  • Theory Lessons: 5 lessons 



20 weeks (1 day/wk)



  • Registration Fee: SGD$80.00 (waived for Intermediate Course Graduates)

  • Tuition Fee: SGD$3000.00



  • Dog Training 

  • Dog Walker 

  • Dog Breeder 

  • Handler 

  • Handler Assistant 


10 Lessons

6 hours/lesson


5 lessons

3 hours/lesson

Show Poodle Grooming

  • Understanding the Show Puppy Clip/Continental Clip

  • Line Setting and Balance

  • Top Knot Setting Techniques

SKC Class A Examination Show Puppy Clip/Continental Clip 

  • Model Preparation

  • Posture

  • Balance

  • Shape Setting

  • Top Knot Setting



  • Advanced Breed History

  • Clay Modelling, Drawing of Show Clips

  • Study of the FCI breed standards

  • Structure and how to cover faults

  • Balance of Poodle Show Clips

Pet Styles

10 lessons

6 hours/lesson





  • Creative Pet Grooming

  • Pet Coloring





Course Outline


Nail Care

  • Nail Clipper

  • Nail File

  • Quik Stop


Ear Care

  • Forceps/Hemostat

  • Ear Cleaner

  • Ear Powder

  • Cotton



  • Doggyman Slicker Brush

  • Madan Pin Brush



  • Straight Comb Short Teeth

  • Straight Comb Long Teeth




  • 2-Speed Anidis Clipper

  • Small Panasonic Clipper



  • Andis Blades: #40, #30, #10, #7F, #5F 

  • Wahl Attachement Combs Set


Furcraft Pro Shears

  • Straight Shears

  • Curve Shears

  • Thinning Shears


Equipment Care

  • Clipper Oil

  • Blade Coolant


Text Books and Stationary

  • Complete Poodle Book 

  • Drawing Tools



Show Grooming Tools

  • Band Cutter

  • Rat-Tail Comb

  • Wrapping Bands

  • Wrapping Paper

  • Wrapping Plastic

  • Show Bands

  • Aerosol Hair Spray

  • Liquid Hair Spray



  • Scissors Pouch

  • Tool Box/Bag




  • Tools and Equipment in this list are not included in Tuition Fee.


  • All professional tools and equipment in this list are available for purchase via the school office.


  • Students are not obliged to purchase tools and equipment from the school and they may purchase tools and equipment from other vendors. 


  • To avoid purchasing unsuitable tools and equipment, students are strongly advised to consult their instructors regarding suitability of each item before the purchase from other vendors. 

Tool Kit



  • The SKC Grooming Examination is 

  • Students are responsible for registration and fees of the Examination. The school will provide details on registration procedures. 

  • Competition Model rentals are not included in course fees and are subject to availability. Terms and Conditions for the welfare of the model apply.




Vision Statement

 ​"Our aim is to nurture the most passionate pet groomers" 

Rachel June Sim, Director,

Dollhouse Pets Grooming Academy

Enroll Now 

Dollhouse Pets

Grooming Academy
5A Kampong Bahru Road

Singapore 169341

(65) 64989820

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri: 12-6pm

Sat - Sun: Private Classes

Closed on Public Holidays

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