Perform dog grooms on different coat types

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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Classify dogs using Australian breed standards

1.1 Features of conformation for dog breeds recognised in Australia are identified.

1.2 Colours for each breed are recognised.

1.3 Coat types and characteristics for each breed are identified.

1.4 Grooming requirements are identified in accordance with breed standard.

2. Select and operate grooming tools

2.1 Care requirements of each coat type are determined.

2.2 Tools and equipment used in dog grooming for specific breed needs are identified and use is demonstrated.

2.3 Hazards associated with the use of grooming tools and equipment are identified and risks managed.

2.4 Maintenance and cleaning of grooming tools is completed.

3. Determine dog coat type management requirements

3.1 Purpose of grooming is determined.

3.2 Grooming tools, equipment and products for specific coat type requirements are selected.

3.3 Dog grooming techniques for body and tail grooming for a range of coat types are completed.

3.4 Dog grooming techniques for head grooming for a range of coat types are completed.

3.5 Dog grooming techniques for legs and feet grooming for a range of coat types are completed.

4. Groom dogs for specific breed and coat requirements

4.1 Grooming techniques for show or breed standard requirements are completed.

4.2 Grooming techniques for preventative care are completed.

4.3 Grooming finishing products are selected and applied for specific coat types.

4.4 Decorations or accessories are fitted with consideration for animal welfare.

4.5 Waste and biosecurity risks are managed.

4.6 Records are completed as required by employer.