Program Student Learning Outcomes
SAS - Pet Grooming

Program Mission Statement
The Pet Grooming program provides students with a broad industry background and excellent entry-level technical skills essential for careers in the pet grooming industry.

Program Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Pet Grooming program will be able to:

  1. Provide excellent customer service and education.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of state and federal regulations related to pet grooming and animal welfare.
  3. Recognize the principles of and demonstrate the methods of disease control.
  4. Demonstrate kennel and animal management, including safe cleaning, disinfection, animal handling and nutrition.
  5. Plan, create, and use advertising related to the small animal industry.
  6. Develop and demonstrate basic financial literacy.
  7. Identify industry standards and trends for grooming purebred pets and common mixed breeds.
  8. Keep records in accordance with state law.
  9. Maintain commonly used grooming and kenneling equipment.
  10. Adhere to industry and OSHA standards for safety.