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Animal Care Apprentice Tor View Kennels & Cattery Ltd

Care of Animals in our care developing to meeting with the owners. The upkeep and cleanliness of the accommodation, inside and out. Exercise, feeding, grooming, possibly bathing. Reception tuition on filing and record keeping. Development to issues of differing creatures.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Any 4 days between Monday and Sunday (To include college attendence), times TBD.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


  • Routine cleaning of accommodation
  • Feeding and caring of animals
  • Dealing with pet owners as required and development to answering telephone for bookings

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be physically fit as can be demanding
  • Being able to work both individually and as part of a team
  • Must show and be able to use initiative
  • Maintaining a constant high standard of work
  • Following instructions fully and efficiently

Personal qualities

  • Polite and well spoken
  • Keen to engage appropriately with human clients as well as their pets
  • Understand the importance of hygiene
  • Keen to take on new tasks
  • Have a positive and proactive approach to life

Desired qualifications

Apprentices need to have GCSE’s in the 2/E range or above or equivalent. Apprentices will also need to complete an initial assessment at College, which will help us guide you to the most appropriate programme to meet your needs.

Future prospects

Possible permanent position on qualification.

Things to consider

We are not on a bus route. Suitable protection (i.e. Waterproof coat) will be provided. Polo Shirt with company logo will be provided. Boots should be provided by applicant if not normally worn.

About the employer

Boarding Kennels and Cattery.


Tor View Kennels & Cattery Ltd



Ashcott Road



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Training provider

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bridgwater & Taunton College

Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard - Animal Care and Welfare Assistant - Pathway 1 Animal • L2 Animal Care and Welfare Assistant - Knowledge, Skills & Behaviours • Level 1 in Functional Skills in Maths and English (exemptions apply)

Apprenticeship standard

Animal care and welfare assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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