Level 1 - Canadian Canine Intermediate Stylist CCIST1*
(Certified Pet Groomer)


* An optional certification, not necessary to gain Master Groomer title. As of January 1, 2022 the CCS1 Bather Technician and CCS1 Bather Double Coated Technician levels will be a requirement to qualify for the CCS1 Intermediate Stylist Technician level.


Membership Form
Certification Application Form
Sample Practical Form
CPPS Intermediate Study Guide


Fees

Written Exam - $40.00Practical Test - $100.00
Rewrite Written - $20.00Retake Practical - $50.00


Study Material


Written Exam


Practical Test

  • 80% minimum requirement to pass
  • No. of Certifiers required: 2 - one of which must be a Senior Certifier
  • Cross bred or purebred dog may be used
  • Dog must have a minimum of 2" of coat
  • Dog must be bathed, dried and prepped before arrival at certification (pads, nails, ears & sanitary)
    (If doing CCBT practical at same certification, same dog can be used for this practical)
  • Dog may be clippered or scissored in a styled pet trim (3.2mm – 5cm / 1/8" – 2")
  • Blades and combs permitted
  • Time allowed for completion:
      Dogs 16" & under – 1 hour
      Dogs over 16" – 1 hour 15 minutes