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  • The cost of tuition is as stated for each of the individual courses as listed. All course fees  must be paid in full in accordance with the terms stated. A registration form must be  completed and accompanied by a deposit before a reservation on the course will be  confirmed.  

  • All deposits are non-refundable under any circumstances. The balance of the course must be  paid before the commencement of all courses. Should a student cancel their booking within 28 days of the commencement date of the course, Golden Paws Grooming Academy will  endeavor to sell that place to another student, failing which all fees will be forfeited and any  outstanding balance will become due immediately.  

  • Courses are tailored to suit the student and an attendance schedule will be negotiated when  booking a place on a course. Once a booking is made, the course days cannot be changed.  Failure to attend booked days will result in a loss of those course days.  

  • The proprietors of Golden Paws Grooming Academy reserve the right to refuse to accept a  student for whom they feel any course is unsuitable. No reason for such a decision may be  given.  

  • Students are expected to be punctual and to co-operate with colleagues so as to ensure the  smooth running and congenial atmosphere of the salon throughout the duration of the course.  Please ensure you are familiar with your course start and finishing times each day.  

  • In the event of any course having to be cancelled by Golden Paws Grooming Academy before  completion, for whatever reason, participating students will be offered a refund proportionate  to the time lost, or offered the opportunity to continue the course at a time mutually agreed.  

  • In the event of any course having to be cancelled by Golden Paws Grooming Academy prior  to the starting date, for whatever reason, a full refund will be made to the student. It should be  noted, that Golden Paws Grooming Academy accepts no liability for additional expenses  such as travelling, accommodation fees or other related costs that may have been incurred.  

  • Golden paws Grooming Academy, Shop 4 park parade, Stonehouse, GL10 2DB  Telephone 01453 822622

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  • All students are fully covered by insurance against claims by owners of dogs upon which  they have worked during the course.  

  • Golden Paws Grooming Academy would like to advise all students to ensure their tetanus  vaccinations are up to date. Golden Paws Grooming Academy will not be held liable for any  mishap that may arise as a result of any student not having done so.  

  • Students completing the ICMG are expected to keep up to date with assignments and  complete all paperwork before the end of the course. If a student fails any of the assessments  then they will be given one further chance to pass the assessment. Following a further failure  then the student will be liable for the cost of further teaching and assessing.  

  • Students are asked to give details of any medical conditions, disabilities or allergies. Dog  grooming is a physically demanding job and involves standing for long periods and some  lifting. If you have any concerns regarding potential health issues please make us aware  before booking a place on the course and consult your own G.P.  

  • Contact lenses are not appropriate for wearing whilst grooming. Jewellery is also  unacceptable. Sensible footwear and clothing is the uniform of the day.  

  • These Terms & Conditions constitute a contract between the Student and Golden Paws  Grooming Academy  

  • Booking a course with us means you have read and understood Golden Paws Grooming  Academy’s Terms and conditions as set out above. Any questions or queries must be  discussed before booking a course with us. 

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