We bring the on-campus learning experience to you. The Paragon Distance Learning Program is the most comprehensive remote study course developed for the pet grooming industry. This web-based learning experience represents the culmination of over 30 years of real-world expertise. Founder and Certified Master Groomer, Melissa Verplank, and her team of exceptional trainers have created this system specifically for the distance learner.
We'll Coach You!
What makes this program so special is that every Distance Learning Program Student is assigned a Mentor who will help you along every step of your education journey. Private Facebook groups and Paragon Alumni are both examples of additional resources you will be a part of and have access to. You may be learning remotely, but you are certainly not alone!
Our Proven System
This program is perfect for:
- Individual aspiring groomers looking for a career, whether it is your first or maybe even a second career later in life.
- Salon Owners and managers who tired of looking for existing talent. It’s time to start and are looking for the perfect fit by hiring for great attitude and training for the job.
- Multi-unit retailers providing professional grooming services for their customers will love incorporating this program to create a custom-made team.
The Distance Learning Program is designed to help you become comfortable with pets, equipment, and techniques necessary to be competent in a professional grooming setting. Emphasis is placed on developing grooming skills while concentrating on proper breed profile, increasing speed, efficiency, and developing your maximum grooming potential. The programs are broken into three levels. Each level is designed to build your skills in a natural, but comprehensive progression. You must complete the preliminary program levels before moving on to the later levels.
Explore Our Course Outlines
Click the button below to request more in-depth information for each level in our comprehensive online Distance Learning Program. We’ll provide details on the education experience, the length of time each segment takes, tips, pricing as well as our policies. We look forward to hearing from you.
Have additional questions? Please contact us. We welcome the opportunity to speak with you more about your future career.