National Association of Professional Creative Groomers

Promoting safety and education in the grooming industry since 2009



Class 4: Tools and Equipment


Clippers, blades, shears…these are the backbone of the professional groomer's skills. But how much do you really know about them? Can you identify the anatomy of your blades and shears? Do you know how to properly maintain your clippers for extended performance? This certification class covers these things as well as information on high velocity dryers, stand dryers, coat king rakes, thinners, chunkers, snap on combs, etc…


Study Material: The Blade Book by Anna Hawks, Scissors Up! by Anna Hawks, and NAPCG Tools & Equipment Study Packet (coming soon!)

Exam Types: One written exam and one practical exam 

Exam Fees: $65 for each exam, $45 to retake an exam