Apprentice Dog Day Care Assistant Christine Westlake & Derrick Westlake

Controlling of dogs attending Day Care, Interaction with the dogs such as ball games etc and cuddles.. Hygiene of premises including cleaning up toileting accidents. Customer Service

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Shifts TBC at interview

    Total hours per week: 25.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

  • Dog Day Care Providers
  • Dog Walking providers
  • Home Boarding providers
  • Controlling of dogs attending Day Care
  • Interaction with the dogs such as ball games etc and cuddles
  • Hygiene of premises including cleaning up toileting accidents

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must have some experience of being around dogs

Personal qualities

  • Must be a team player
  • Determination to succeed
  • Friendly and outgoing

Qualifications required

  • Must have relevant qualifications for entry on College Course level 1,2 or 3

Future prospects

Further training in dog behaviour, First Aid training. Part time to full time employment for the right candidate

Things to consider

To be able to get to Daventry for opening hours

About the employer

Doggie daycare Doggie Day Care Centre with 350Sq Mtrs of indoor play area and over 100sq mtrs of outdoor space, open from 7.30am - 6pm Monday to Friday for those who do not like to leave their dogs home alone. Daycare is great for socialisation for your dog too, some of our customers just bring their dog along just to help them with their socialisation and to give them the chance to mix and play with their own species. This can be for 1/2 a day or a full day at a time.


Christine Westlake & Derrick Westlake



High March


NN11 4HB

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Training provider

  • NPTC Diploma in work-based Animal Care2
  • Functional Skills Level 1 Maths
  • Functional Skills Level 1 English
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Animal Care

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Moulton College


Nicola Clark 07500 991701

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017