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Apprentice Dog Groomer
(Tatty Matts Grooming Salon & Pet Store)


Hailsham, BN27 1LN

Course level:

Level 2

Course Duration:

16 months

Application Deadline Date:


Weekly Hours:

30 hours


Apprenticeship Wage



About this opportunity:

Tatty Matts is a City and Guilds qualified grooming salon and pet shop offering a high standard of service for our customers. Your four-legged friends come first and our team of experience stylists treat each dog as if it was their own and ensures they are happy and comfortable during their time with us.

An exciting opportunity has become available at Tatty Matts Dog Grooming Salon and Pet Store to start your career in dog grooming industry working and learning a team of experienced and friendly dog groomers.

Duties will include but are not limited to;

  • Bathing, drying, and prepping dogs
  • Dealing with clients, bookings, and phone calls
  • Cleaning and maintaining the salon and shop to a high standard
  • Helping to create and post content on our social media pages
  • Clipping and Scissoring
  • Serving customers in the pet store when needed
  • Restocking shelves when required

Desired Skills and Qualities 

  • Team working
  • Good Communication
  • Reliable
  • Hard Working
  • Ideally some previous experience with dogs

Desired Qualifications

  • Applicants must not already hold a level 2 or above in dog grooming.
  • Maths and English Grade C/4 GCSE or equivalent desirable but not Essential.

Future Prospects

  •  Future Employment for the right candidate if position arises.


  • 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
  • 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.

Things to Consider

  • You may be on your feet for a large portion of the day as part of the tasks in this job role.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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