At the peak of grooming excellence

Promoting professionalism within the grooming industry

If you are looking for a training centre to begin a career in grooming, improve your current grooming skills or looking to become a training centre, Summit can offer guidance and advice for your route to success.

Summit works with the largest number of dog grooming training centres across the UK delivering City & Guilds and VetSkill qualifications.

City & Guilds is the UK's leading awarding organisation for work based qualifications and developer of the original grooming qualifications in 1987.
VetSkill is an Ofqual and CCEA-approved awarding organisation who aim to empower learners to achieve their potential by providing inspirational qualifications and robust assessment.

We work closely with our centres to ensure smooth delivery of qualifications at the highest level of training.

From the first visit to a new centre to continued ongoing support, the Summit team offer the security of a full efficient service. A student attending one of our associated centres can be assured of a first class delivery of their chosen qualification.



Summit was founded in 2014 by professional groomers for professional groomers.

The benefits of working with Summit enables groomer training centres to work with their peers who truly understand their needs. The choice of delivering City & Guilds and VetSkills qualifications reflects Summits ethos of promoting professionalism and excellence in the grooming industry.

The Summit team has over 40 years’ experience in the grooming industry both as groomers and tutors and comprises of:  

Joanne Angus LCGI – Centre Manager

Alison Thomas – Quality Assurance Co-ordinator and Examinations Officer  

Zoe Duffy LCGI – Internal Quality Assurance

Together they are the co authors of the professional groomers text book
'What Every Professional Groomer Should Know'
This is available from our training centre site



With training centres across the UK there's sure to be one near you!

Click the link below to find your nearest approved training
centre offering professional dog grooming tuition and professional qualifications.




Unsure of which qualifications are available through our training centres?

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Get in touch today for further information