Dog Grooming Apprentice Dog Grooming At Megs

Dog Grooming at Meg’s are excited to offer the opportunity for a new Dog Groomer Apprentice, with some previous experience of being around dogs, to this wonderful business and gain lifetime skills. As part of your position you will meet and greet customers to the salon, check contact details, you will be observing and learning the bathing of dogs.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 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

    Hours will between 8.00am - 5.00pm and you may be required to work more, paid additionally for any hours completed. Hours are to be confirmed upon enrolment.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    31 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working alongside the qualified dog groomer you will be trained in all aspects of the business, starting with the basic activities to begin with.

Daily responsibilities, acquired during training, will be:

  • Check the shop front is clear and clean
  • Check the stock of products are replenished and ready for use
  • Observing the grooming techniques
  • Supporting with the handling of the animals in appropriate manner

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

  • Dog Groomer Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • All training to take place at the employers premises

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possibility of full time employment upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-2 or A*-E) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-2 or A*-E) Essential

About the employer

Dog Grooming At Megs is located in Morpeth near the railway station and provides dog grooming services to pets. Whether it’s the full works or just a wash and brush up they do it all, they make owners proud to be seen with their pets. The Salon suits all dog sizes, complete with a walk-in shower and plenty of room for our bigger friends.


Dog Grooming At Megs





NE61 6JT

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Dog groomer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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