Curriculum Details

What You'll Learn At Amber's
  • Our curriculum starts with the classroom & orientation
  • School Policies and procedures
  • Up to date hair cut videos
  • Salon organization
  • Shop Safety
  • Identification and proper use of tools and equipment
  • First aid for people and pets (Video)
  • Pet CPR (Video)
  • Breed Identification
  • Handling and holding techniques for bathing and prepping
  • Use of muzzles for safety
  • Videos by Jay shrugs, Sarah hawks,
  • Setting Breed patterns
  • Clipping Cats
  • Trimming for Mixed Breeds
  • Finishing Touches
  • Use of Snap on Combs
  • Clips for Sporting Groups
  • Clips for the non-sporting Groups
  • Clips for the terrier group
  • Proper Brushing
  • Skin Problem Identification
  • Safe Handling and bathing Cats
  • Flea and Tick Identification and Removal
  • Safe and efficient removal of Matts
  • Safe use of dematting tools
  • Use of special de-shedding tools
  • Proper use of Tools and Equipment
  • Handling difficult or aggressive pets
  • Handling your young puppies and kittens
  • Handling aged pets
  • Handling and holding techniques of grooming
  • Difference between manhandling and proper restraint of pets
  • Making and applying Bows and Bandanas
  • Rare Breed Grooming
  • Advanced Poodle Patterns
  • Creative styling and coloring
  • Use of the Clipper Vac system
  • Correct use of the Bathing System
  • Basic Shave Downs & lion Clips
  • Scissoring Teddy bear feet and faces
  • Use of additional grooming tools
  • How to care for your clipper, scissor and blades with maintenance and repair
  • Prepping pets for baths
  • Proper technique of use a dremel for nails
  • Ear hair plucking
  • Nail Trimming
  • Trimming sanitary areas
  • Trimming Pads and faces
  • Checking for Matts and educating the customer on how to avoid them
  • Expressing Anal Glands
  • Proper Shampoo Selection
  • Ear Cleaning and deodorizing
  • Proper and Efficient Bathing Techniques
  • Proper use of high velocity forced air dyers
  • Learning when it's appropriate to air-dry for maximum efficiency
  • Proper Fluff Drying Techniques
  • High velocity drying safety
  • Avoiding Brush burns
  • Hand Scissoring
  • Efficiency and speed grooming Techniques (Amber's specialty)
  • Pricing your services
  • Building your business
  • Client Relations
  • Comparisons of Leading Mobile Grooming Vans and Trailer manufactures
  • Mobile Grooming Business Management and scheduling
  • Hand Stripping
  • Working in a mobile environment
  • Running a mobile business

  • IPG Certified School
    9022 Pulsar Court, Suite E.
    Corona, CA 92883
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    Open Enrollment

    Start anytime! We have designed our course to immediately accomodate students at all skill levels. Details »

    Housing Assistance

    Coming in from out of town? We can help you secure accomodations. Details »

    You Get More With Amber's

    Amber is not just another 'instructor' without real world experience, she has been a successful groomer for years and her vast experience will not only save you time, but make you more money.

    You will not only learn everything you need to know about pet styling during our course, you'll also have the support you need once you have graduated. Details »

    If you have any questions, please contact us at:

    (877) 9-AMBERS or Email Us

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