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Animal Care Apprentice
(Dolly’s Doggy Day Care)


Cobham, KT11 2BA

Course level:


Course Duration:

16 months

Application Deadline Date:


Weekly Hours:



Apprenticeship Wage



About this opportunity:

Dolly’s Doggy Day Care offers boarding & Grooming with 5 a secure garden for the dogs to run around in and a relaxation area and comfortable bed if they want some time out.

The opportunity to work and learn from multi award and international award winning dog groomers, with over 20 years experience working with dogs. Amanda has a passion for caring for dogs ensuring they are secure, happy and well looked after whilst their owners are away. Dolly’s Dog is real home from.

Duties will included but not limited to;

  • Walking
  • Feeding & providing fresh water for the day care and boarding dogs
  • Keeping bedding, Crates and the dog area clean and tidy
  • Managing dogs and introducing new dogs into the group
  • Reception duties, answering the phone & booking in appointments speaking with clients when they come to pick up and drop of their dogs
  • Keeping the garden tidy and dispose of dog waste

You will have the opportunity to gain hands on experience, within the day care, boarding and grooming field, you not only learn to interact and care for dogs of all breeds and ages, you will also have the chance to bath them.

You will gain professional guidance and mentorship and have the opportunity to work along side experienced professionals, this hands on mentorship will help develop skills, build confidence and ensure you receive proper training and education in the field.

Please consider the location of this vacancy, as it offers apprenticeship wage along side invaluable training, you will need the means to be able to get to work on time and be flexible to help business needs.

Desired Skills & Qualities 

  • Some level of dog handling even if its their own dog
  • Basic cleaning skills
  • Common sense
  • Good time keeper
  • Positive attitude
  • Show good initiative

Desired Qualifications

  • Maths and English GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C/4 or above
  • Applicants must not already hold a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification in the animal care sector to be eligible for this apprenticeship.

Future Prospects

  • Full time employment.


  • 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 animal care apprenticeship.
  • The learner will be allocated an industry specific training consultant who will provide both remote and on-site visit throughout the apprenticeship.
  • The apprentice will work towards an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their apprenticeship.

Things to Consider

  • The successful application will need to access to a car due to the business location, public transport is not a viable option for the commute.
  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise.
  • Applicants may not hear if they are unsuccessful due to the popularity of our vacancies.
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