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Animal Welfare Care Assistant Apprentice Dogs Delight

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: 26 Sep 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

    02 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001695303

  • 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 £4.30 per hour, from 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

We have a team of some of the most qualified and competent groomers in the UK! A successful Dog Groomers that is currently looking for 1 apprentice to join our friendly team! 

Employer

Dogs Delight

Address

4

Station Parade, Burlington Lane

London

W4 3HD

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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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