The content is independently reviewed, measured, and scored for relevance to the PGC Standards of Care and Knowledge. Once approved, the content is available to be utilized for CEU’s and pre-exam opportunities. Educators will receive a PGC Educator media package which allows them access to digital badges which defines their content as the Gold Standard in Professional Grooming Education.

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Course Title Educator Name Format Course Length Expiration Date
Advanced Hair and Skin Recipe for Success Dr. Cliff Faver  Live Seminar, Virtual Seminar 4 Hours Oct 2022
Business Management Mary Oquendo Live workshop, workbook 8 Hours Sept 2022
Caring For the Canine Coat Christein Pearson Book 4-5 Hours Oct 2022
Cat Check In to Check Out Mary Oquendo Live workshop, workbook 8 Hours Sept 2022
DAATA Grooming Method - Part 1 Nathalie Doare Live Seminar, Virtual 1-4 Hours Oct 2022
Emergency and Disaster Planning Mary Oquendo Live workshop, workbook 1 Hours Sept 2022
Everything Shears  Chris Anthony Live Seminar, Virtual 1 Hours Oct 2022
Groomer Ergonomics (Grooming, Ergonomics, and You) Chris Anthony Live Seminar, Virtual 1 Hours Oct 2022
Groomers Guide to Fifteen Coat Types Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins Live Seminar, Virtual 2-4 Hours Oct 2022
The K-9 Blueprint - Discovering the Hows and Whys of Canine Styling Melissa Verplank Powerpoint  1-1.5 Hours Sept 2022
Hair and Skin 101 Dr. Cliff Faver Live Seminar, Virtual 4 Hours Oct 2022
How Structure and Anatomy Effect Grooming Jonathan David Live Seminar 1 Hour Oct 2022
How to Speak Customer Chris Anthony Live Seminar, Virtual 1 Hour Oct 2022
Module 1 2nd ed Iv San Bernard Certified Pet Aesthetician Course Dr. Cliff Faver Virtual, Study Book 5-6 Hours Oct 2022
Module 2 Iv San Bernard Certified Pet Aesthetician Course Dr. Cliff Faver One on One Instruction 3-6 Hours Oct 2022
Pet Tech CPR and First Aid Mary Oquendo Live workshop, workbook 5 Hours Sept 2022
Provide Excellent Customer Service Without Being a Doormat Chris Anthony Live Seminar, Virtual 1 Hour Oct 2022
Salon Sanitation in a Pandemic World Mary Oquendo Live Seminar, workbook 2-3 Hours Sept 2022
Scissors 101 : Understanding Your Shears Jonathan David Live Powerpoint 1 Hour Oct 2022
Skin and Coat Anatomy and Functioning Nathalie Doare Live Seminar, e-learning, book 8 Hours Oct 2022
Workplace Safety Mary Oquendo Live Seminar, workbook 4 Hours  Sept 2022
         
         
Library and Catalog Listing Library/Catalog TitleApril 202 Educator Name Format Course Length Expiration Date
Certified Canine Esthetician Course  Christein Pearson-Sertzel Live Seminar, Virtual Seminar 1 day (8-10 hours) April 2024
The Mindful Groomer Series Christein Pearson-Sertzel Website, Youtube, Facebook & #themindfulgroomer video series Free reading/viewing April 2024
The Whole Pet Grooming Academy Dara Forleo Live Seminars, Virtual Seminars 72 Courses April 2024
Institution/Degree Course Listing Institution Name Course Title Location Expiration Date
The Whole Pet Grooming Academy Novice Pet Styling New Hampshire April 2024
The Academy of Pet Careers The Professional Pet Groomer Missouri  April 2024
       

References

The World Pet Association has prepared a suggested reference list to assist in preparing for the Professional Grooming Credentialing Examination. These references contain journals and textbooks which include information of significance to grooming practice. Inclusion of certain journals and textbooks on this list does not constitute an endorsement by the WPA of specific professional literature which, if used, would guarantee candidates’ successful passing of the examination.

  • American Kennel Club (2017). The New Complete Dog Book: Official Breed Standards and Profiles for Over 200 Breeds AKC Complete Dog Book, 22nd Edition

  • Harrell, Boyd, DVM (2010). Groomers Guide to Pet First Aid, Injuries & Health

  • Professional Pet Groomers & Stylists Alliance (PPGSA) Standards of Care, Safety and Sanitation

  • Verplank, Melissa (2016). Notes from the Grooming Table, 2nd Edition