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Dog grooming apprentice THE HOUND VILLE (OLD) LIMITED

We are looking for an assistant dog groomer to help with the bathing, drying, prep work for the dogs, cleaning and organising the salon. Must be reliable, passionate, hard working and of course love dogs.

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Wednesday - Saturday 9am - 5:30pm with a 30 minute lunch

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Daily Tasks will include: 

  • Bathing, drying and preparing dogs getting them ready for there full grooms.
  • Tidying and organising the salon.
  • Will also then develop into dealing with customers, looking and organising the booking system, answering the phone and making bookings through the phone.
  • We will also help develop the apprentice to understand all the knowledge of the coats and to then move on to help them learn with their grooming, cuts, scissoring and hygiene for level 2.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Training will be provided by Leeds City College by online as a delivery method by Leeds City college assessor.
  • There will be work based visits from the assessor as part of the Apprenticeship.
  • Qualification will be level two dog grooming which will enable the candidate to be a fully qualified groomer.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potentially offered a full-time job. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Customer care skills, Patience, Physical fitness, Passion for dogs


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 A*-C or equivalent) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 A*-C or equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

Birthdays off, 24 days holidays per year, overtime, Store discounts

About the employer

Here at the Hound Ville, we pride ourselves on our dog walking and grooming expertise. Our modern grooming spas in East Bierley/Birkenshaw & Brighouse offer a range of treatments to suit your dogs breed, condition & coat type. From express washes to luxury full body grooms




18 Huddersfield road



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Training provider



Apprenticeship Team


Apprenticeship standard

Dog groomer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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