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Apprentice Dog Groomer (Barkers Dog Grooming)


Redhill RH1 4QL

Course level:

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Course Duration:

15 months approx.

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About this opportunity:

This role will be varied and will include all aspects of working within a busy grooming salon with a large client base.

You will be expected to complete the following tasks:

  • Bathing
  • Drying
  • Preparing dogs for grooming- brushing and de-matting
  • Nail clipping
  • Ear cleaning
  • Skin treatments
  • Advising customers
  • Taking payments
  • Booking appointments
  • Cleaning the salon
  • Maintenance of the equipment

There will be many other tasks to be completed as well as the above and you will receive training in all of the tasks.

Desired skills

  • You must be willing and able to work for long periods, in a physically demanding role (seating is limited due to the nature of the job)
  • All applicants must have had some contact with dogs and be confident when handling them and show evidence of this on application

Personal qualities

  • An ideal candidate will be good at time keeping, reliable, motivated, hardworking and well presented

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grade A-C/ Grade 5 or above in English and maths desirable but not essential (or equivalent)
  • Applicants must NOT already hold a level 2 or 3 in Dog Grooming

Future prospects

  • Possible progression if available

Things to consider

  • Possible exposure to long periods of time in water for bathing
  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise

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