Professional Intermediate Course

This course is for you if:

You have completed the Foundation Course/SKC Class C Examination

By the end of this course you will achieve:

  • Advanced pet grooming skills

  • Knowledge in how to properly maintain a show poodle and show grooming techniques

  • You will be ready to sit for the SKC Class B 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 lesson: 

  • Practical Lessons: 10 lessons 

  • Class B Practical Examination Preparatory Lessons: 10 lessons 

  • Theory Lessons: 5 lessons 



20 weeks (1 day/wk)



Registration Fee: SGD$80.00 (waived for Foundation Course Graduates)
Tuition Fee: SGD$3000.00



  • Dog Training 

  • Dog Walker 

  • Dog Breeder 

  • Handler 

  • Handler Assistant 

Course Outline
Examination Preparatory Class


Show Poodle Maintenance

  • Brushing Techniques

  • Bathing Techniques

  • Drying Techniques

  • Banding

  • Wrapping

  • Removal of stains


Show Poodle Grooming

  • Understanding the Show Puppy Clip/Continental Clip

  • Line Setting and Balance

  • Top Knot Setting Basics

SKC Class B Examination Show Puppy Clip

  • Model Preparation

  • Posture

  • Balance

  • Shape Setting

  • Top Knot Setting


  • Skin Anatomy

  • Recognizing skin ailments

  • Clay Modelling, Drawing of Show Clips

  • Study of Poodle History

  • Structure and how to cover faults

Pet Styles

SKC Examination



  • Experience different advanced pet styles


Drop-coated Breeds: Maltese, Yorkshire Terrier, Shihtzu

  • Perfecting the long puppy clip

  • Improving style balance

  • Improving facial balance


Terrier: West Highland Terrier, Miniature Schnauzer

  • Pet Style Stripping


Toy Poodle:

  • Perfecting Long Teddy Bear Clip

  • Improving style balance

  • Improving facial balance






  • 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.




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



  • Scissors Pouch

  • Tool Box/Bag




  • 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


Tool Kit




  • 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. 

Vision Statement

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

Rachel June Sim, Director,

Dollhouse Pets Grooming Academy

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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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