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PIF Training & Qualifications


Education has been the cornerstone of the Pet Industry Federation's work since its inception, and members of the Federation are entitled to a discounted rate on all our courses. Our focus when training is understandably on those pet specialist businesses that come into daily contact with the pet-owning public, however, it is equally important for manufacturers to keep up their technical expertise and understanding of good animal husbandry honed.


We offer a range of City & Guilds qualifications in the following subject areas:

  • Dog Grooming Level 2 and Level 3
  • Pet Store Management.
  • Dog walking
  • Canine Health and Husbandry
  • Feline Health and Husbandry
  • Small Mammal Health and Husbandry
  • LCGI (Professional Recognition Award)

We offer the following BTEC qualifications

  •  BTEC L3 Pet Services (Dog Boarding)
  • BTEC L3 Pet Services (Cat Boarding)
  • BTEC L3 Pet Services (Pet Store)

We offer the following online courses

  • Canine Care
  • Feline Care
  • Small Mammal Care
  • L2 and L3 Dog Grooming revision
  • Canine First Aid
  • Reptile care (coming soon)
  • Parasites

We offer the following specialist training

  • L4 Higher Diploma in Dog Grooming
  • Professional Programme in Inspecting Licensable Activities Involving Animals
  • Canine First Aid
  • Canine Behaviour in a Group Setting
  • Invigilator training (online)

For further information on any of these courses please contact