Education & Training for PIF Members

National Pet College

The National Pet College is the new name for PIF Education. As of May 2021, all of PIF’s education activities are being delivered by the National Pet College (NPC).

NPC is a training company with the aim of supporting individuals in the pet industry with a range of industry-leading training courses and qualifications. The National Pet College delivers the highest standards of education and training and continually strives to develop a broad range of training and courses, both online and offline.

The National Pet College is the recommended education provider for the Pet Industry Federation and maintains strong ties with the Federation which benefit PIF’s members.

PIF members will continue to obtain from discounts on certain NPC courses. Please speak to a member of our This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it team to find out how your membership benefits help you with your training.

Click on the link below to find out details of:

•    City & Guilds Dog Grooming qualifications
•    City & Guilds Canine Health & Husbandry
•    City & Guilds Feline Health & Husbandry
•    Higher Diploma in Dog Grooming
•    Advanced Certificate in Hand Stripping.
•    City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Inspecting Licensable Activities Involving Animals
•    City & Guilds qualifications in dog walking, pet sitting
•    Online courses.
•    Managing Canine Arthritis
•    Transporting Dogs for Pet Professionals

National Pet College is also the home of several accredited Training Centres whom offer a variety of courses, including City & Guilds dog grooming qualifications. To find out about the NPC Training Centres please click here.

Further details about NPC can be found on the NPC website - please press the logo below:

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