Professional Cat-only Grooming Course
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Jumpstart Your Grooming Career With Us
The Nekomori Academy is South-East Asia’s first feline grooming school dedicated to nurturing compassionate, kind and talented Cat Groomers. Under the tutelage of our expert team of instructors, our feline-focused foundation course is structured to ensure that students who come through our doors are well-equipped with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills they will need to safely and professionally handle companion cats.
Get Certified in Three Steps
2. Achieve at least 75% attendance through 20 grooming lessons.
3. Take and pass 2 exams (theory/practical) to receive your cat grooming certificate.
- 16 years old and above
- Cat models provided
- Bring your own cat (2 lessons)
- Own a set of professional shavers, comb attachments and scissors (straight, thinning, curve, fishbone)
SkillsFuture Credit not applicable.
20 lessons over one month
4 Nov 2022 – 5 Dec 2022
10am – 2pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday
59A Kampong Bahru Rd, #03-03
Minimum 4 pax
Maximum 8 pax
cat grooming toolkit
Students may opt to purchase the following grooming tool set from us:
- Nail Clipper
- Quik Stop
- Ear Cleaner & Powder
- Slicker Brush
- Madan Pin Brush
- Master Straight Comb
- Portable Sanitary Shaver
- Chromado Cordless Clipper
- Wahl Attachment Comb Set
- Scissor Set
- Uniform Set
Full professional set chargeable at $1450. Basic set (bolded) chargeable at $1260.
Comprehensive Theory & Practical Syllabus
Basic Grooming Theory
Health & Anatomy
Temperament & Safe cat handling
Introduction to Grooming & Safety Tools
Facial Cleaning, Nail Clipping, Toothbrushing
Bath & Dry
Advanced Grooming Theory
Scissoring & Shaving Techniques
Blades & Attachments
Grooming Aggressive & Senior cats
Role Play with cats (provided)
Performing Essential, Classic & Signature Groom
Check-in & check-out
Assessing a cat’s temperament
Highlighting skin and coat issues
Updating customer professionally
Course Graduates Are Well-equipped to...
1. Work in a cat grooming salon
The grooming skills and certificate acquired through our course is testament to your ability to groom cats in a professional setting. Additionally, high performing graduates will be given the opportunity to join the Nekomori team.
2. Provide mobile grooming services
Our certificated graduates are more than qualified to provide cat grooming services on their own. Whether it is a side hustle or a freelance job, begin offering home grooming services in your own free time.
3. Establish your own grooming salon
With both technical knowledge and business skills, our graduates are ready to lead their own team of groomers while establishing their own service catalogue and pricing.
Learn from Certified Cat Groomers
Cat Grooming Artisan
After 6 years in the advertising industry, Charlotte decided to take the leap and join the animal grooming industry, earning herself a Merit Award for her SKC grooming exam. There are no Monday blues for Charlotte, and her love for cats can be seen in her meticulous work on all her clients, young or old.
While she’s not handling kitties at work, you can find her snuggling up to her 6 cats at home.
Cat Grooming Artisan
Nicole has always followed the conventional path of getting a degree in marketing, working a 9-5 job as a marketer. She decided to take a leap of faith and chase after her childhood dreams of working with animals, and thus took up grooming! From dogs, cats, to even small animals like guinea pigs, Nicole grooms each animal with care and precision.
She is the proud owner of 15 cats and 4 dogs in Bangkok. In Singapore she holds her toy poodle; Inky, closest to her heart.