Customer Service Dog Groomer Apprentice


North Humberside, HU4 7RY

Closes in 10 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 2 July 2024


We are looking for a dog loving customer service apprentice. To be at the forefront of our business offering first class service and help grow the repeat bsuiness. You will be trained in every aspect of customer service from dealing with customers face to face, to knowing the products we offer.

Annual wage
£11,830 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Customer service practitioner (level 2)
Tuesday - Saturday 9.30-4.30

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 5 August


1 Year

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

Hull College will deliver the Apprenticeship Standard Customer Service Practitioner Level 2. Plus functional skills in Maths and English if required.

Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

Where you’ll work

261 Hull Road

Anlaby Common


North Humberside



An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Customer service practitioner (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Use a range of questioning skills, including listening and responding in a way that builds rapport, determines customer needs and expectations and achieves positive engagement and delivery.
  • Depending on your job role and work environment: Use appropriate verbal and non-verbal communication skills, along with summarising language during face-to-face communications; and/or
  • Depending on your job role and work environment: Use appropriate communication skills, along with reinforcement techniques (to confirm understanding) during non-facing customer interactions.
  • Depending on your job role and work environment: Use an appropriate ‘tone of voice’ in all communications, including written and digital, that reflect the organisation’s brand.
  • Provide clear explanations and offer options in order to help customers make choices that are mutually beneficial to both the customer and your organisation.
  • Be able to organise yourself, prioritise your own workload/activity and work to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrate patience and calmness.
  • Show you understand the customer’s point of view.
  • Use appropriate sign-posting or resolution to meet your customers needs and manage expectations.
  • Maintain informative communication during service recovery.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade A* - D or 3 - 9)
    • Maths (grade A* - D or 3 - 9)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Good Communication
    • out going
    • Punctual
    • Team Player
    • Well mannered

    About this company

    Here at The Dog House, we pride ourselves on providing an excellent service to all of our clients. Putting your dogs needs first, we know that choosing a groomer for your dog is not easy, but at our salon, you can even stay with your dog if you want to. All our staff members are dog owners and truly love animals; that is why they have chosen this career. Your pet's wellbeing is our priority first and foremost; we only accept limited numbers of dogs per day; this allows us to spend time with your dog. Your dog will not be put in a cage all day. We try and keep your dogs time here short and sweet as we know they want to get back to their owners.

    After this apprenticeship

    On completion of the apprenticeship there is the opportunity for a full time position within the company.

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    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261980.

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    Closes in 10 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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