Utah School of Pet Grooming
Student Pre-Enrollment Agreement
Registered under the Utah Postsecondary Proprietary School Act, Title 13, Chapter 34, Utah Code.
DESCRIPTION OF BOND: The Division of Consumer Protection by the State of Utah’s requirement for USPG to obtain a surety bond U.C.A. and 13-34-107 has been met. The surety bond amount has been determined by the projected first year of the school’s gross tuition income and is in compliance at $12,500.00.
ACADEMIC CALENDAR AND CLASS START DATES
Class start on the first Wednesday of the month as space is available, except for the holidays listed below.
HOLIDAYS: The Utah School of Pet Grooming observes the following holidays and is closed:
July 4TH: July 4th
Thanksgiving: November see calendar
Christmas & New Years: December 20th thru January 2nd
Easter: Weekend Friday thru Sunday
SCHOOL HOURS FOR PET STYLING PROGRAM
Tuesday-Friday 10:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M.
Saturday 9:00 A.M until 5:00 P.M. With a mid-break time of 20 minutes for each day.
**These times may vary due to the nature of the pet grooming industry, as pets need to be done on time. The student needs to understand the time constraints of the field they are entering. *** The program is Linear. Each hour = 55 minutes.
Part time student of the Pet Styling Program will attend 4 hours a day 5 days a week and should complete the course within 16 weeks. (In special circumstances there may be the flexibility of an extension of time with written approval by the instructor on an individual basis. Students are required to attend a minimum of 15 hours per week. The same course work applies and is dependent on how many hours a week the student attends as to the completion time.)
PHYSICAL DEMANDS IN THE PET STYLING INDUSTRY
When working as a pet stylist, bather and receptionist or in any other position in the pet grooming industry requires an enormous amount of patience and committed safety to the pet and stylist. Therefore, the student must be physically and mentally prepared to work with sharp instruments and accept helpful criticism. A student will be on their feet 90-100% of the day and will be required to lift dogs. STUDENT IS NOT COVERED UNDER WORKMAN’S COMP OR ANY OTHER COMPENSATION FOR INJURIES OCCURRED DURING SCHOOL HOURS OR ON SCHOOL PROPERTY. You are possibly lifting a maximum weight of up to forty pounds as well as standing for long periods of time.
JOB PLACEMENT AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Utah School of Pet Grooming offers placement assistance in order to help students find work in the pet grooming field. Utah School of Pet Grooming maintains a file of Pet Grooming shops that are seeking positions to fill. The school will also refer students to employers who may have contacted the school seeking to hire graduates.
Utah School of Pet Grooming in no way promises or gives ANY guarantee of job placement or wage and salary levels.