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Animal Welfare Care Assistant Apprentice Happy Dogs

We are a grooming service as well as a shop. The right applicant will experience spending time with the animals and maintaining the store. Whilst working, the applicant will also be studying towards the Level 2 Animal Welfare Care Assistant Apprenticeship Standard. Hours to be confirmed

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Closing date: 05 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30

    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

    The apprentice will be working 30 hours per week, shifts to be confirmed. They 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

    06 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001698688

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties may include:

  • Feeding animals
  • Playing with the animals
  • 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.


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 are looking for an Apprentice Grooming Assistant to assist with day to day responsibilities in the practice.

Employer

Happy Dogs

Address

34

Bank Street

Rossendale

BB4 8DY

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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 01708776050 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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