Apprentice Dog Groomer (Divine Dog Groomers Ltd) DIVINE DOG GROOMERS LIMITED

We have a rare vacancy for a Dog Grooming Apprentice to join our team. The successful candidate will work closely with our director to maintain the successful running of the salon, whilst learning how to create expert grooms for our clients. You will take part in the day to day running of the salon .

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Monday - Saturday, Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

No previous grooming experience is necessary; however we do ask that you have a passion for dogs and a willingness to learn the role

Duties will include, but is not limited:

  • Welcoming clients and their dogs into the salon
  • Updating customer records and taking bookings
  • Bathing
  • Drying
  • Nail Trimming
  • De-shedding
  • Promoting treatments and add-ons
  • Teeth Cleaning
  • Cleaning and maintenance of the salon and equipment

Once competent, you will progress to basic clipping and styling work.

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

  • Full training to be provided by the employer and KEITS at the place of employment
  • The applicant will be working towards and gain a Level 2 Dog Grooming Apprenticeship Standard
  • The learner will be allocated an industry specific training consultant who will provide both remote and on site visits throughout the apprenticeship
  • The apprentice will work towards an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their apprenticeship

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon completion of the apprenticeship, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to progress to a Stylist position if the available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Patience, Hard Working, Willingness to learn, Confidence handling dogs


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C or 4) Desired

Things to consider

KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise. The apprentice will be working to build a portfolio of evidence and will be required to pass a knowledge test and an End Point Assessment (EPA) to complete the apprenticeship.

About the employer

Our salon has been open for 9 years. We are an incredibly busy salon working Monday – Saturday, grooming in excess of 120 dogs per week. We have a reputation for high end quality grooms using only the best products and equipment. Any candidate that joins us must be a team player and have a ‘can do’ attitude. We are a very friendly salon with a positive success rate of previous apprentices.








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Training provider



Heidi Clear and Bethany Wylie

Apprenticeship standard

Dog groomer

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Jun 2023