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Animal Welfare Care Assistant Apprentice DOG Grooming In London Co

We are a dog grooming service as well as an animal day care center. The right applicant will experience tending and caring for the attending day care dogs. Ensuring they have water at all times and are toileted and walked when needed (following the animal welfare act at all times).

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Closing date: 23 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed. Must be confident and enthusiastic working with animals. 20% of the Apprentice's employed hours will be spent towards 'off the job training' (time dedicated to study).

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001695297

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties may include:

  • Maintenance
  • Feeding animals
  • Booking appointments
  • Shampooing and drying the dog's coat

Our apprentices will be signed onto an industry recognised qualification (Level 2 – Animal Welfare) working with a leading training provider to achieve their full potential. We have dedicated staff who will provide coaching and mentoring support during your 12-15-month apprenticeship.

Apprentices will receive £4.15 per hour, increasing in April 2021. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Kind and welcoming candidates with a passion towards animals, specifically dogs in this position
  • Passionate about animals and would like a career in this industry
  • Confident and keen to learn new skills

Desired qualifications

Maths and English GCSE's in C/4 grade and above or equivalent desired.

Future prospects

A great stepping-stone onto a Level 3 Diploma in Animal Welfare qualification, subject to meeting additional entry requirements.


About the employer

The London Dog Grooming Company was established in 2011. Our team consists of award winning groomers all trained to the highest standard with a minimum Level 3 Diploma. All our groomers have been trained in animal handling and pet first aid.

Employer

DOG Grooming In London Co

Address

60

Battersea Bridge Road

London

SW11 3AG

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Training

Training provider

Harriet Ellis Training Solution Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Harriet Ellis Training Solution Limited

Contact

Ramze Bouhalla 01708579289 ramze@harrietellis.com

The duration of the course is 15 months, with 12 months online and practical learning time, followed by three months preparation for the EPA (End Point Assessment).

 The course covers following subjects:

  • Introduction to Animal Care
  • Animal Health & Welfare Animal
  • Environment & Accommodation
  • Handling of Animals
  • Animal Feeding
  • Animal Grooming

Apprenticeship standard

Animal care and welfare assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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