Level 2 Dog Grooming Apprentice (Tail Waggers Grooming)

  • price on application
  • 13 Months
  • Apprenticeship
  • Hertfordshire

Tail Waggers is a family owned and operated facility that was opened to create a comfortable and professional grooming experience for your pet. We strive everyday to provide the highest quality service for you and your pet. From check in to check out, our staff are very caring and puts your pet’s welfare first. This attitude, along with our background, skill and expert grooming will enable us to earn and deserve the trust you place in our ability to care for your pet. No matter what size, shape, mixed breed or pure bred, we believe your pet deserves the very best.

We are looking for an Apprentice Dog Groomer to join our team at our salon between Tamworth & Lichfield. They will join us and start on the Level 2 Diploma in Work-Based Animal Care 0067-23 Dog Grooming before progressing on to the Level 3 Apprenticeship. We will support you through all these courses to become the best you can.

During your training, duties will include:

Supporting the other groomers at the salon
Helping keep the salon clean, tidy and running efficiently
This will eventually lead on to:

Nail clipping
Other pre-styling requirements as your training and role develops
The role is customer-facing, so your interpersonal skills will be very important along with having good literacy and numeracy. The candidate should be able to act upon their own initiative and be pro-active in their approach to learning. Dog grooming suits people with a creative mindset, however, it can be very fatiguing both physically and mentally, so please bare this in mind when considering this role.

The working week is full-time 38-40 hours. Minimum 30 minute lunch breaks. We are open 7 days a week, with the earliest start of 8am and latest finish of 8pm, so your rota will be flexed to suit the business needs. We are receptive to our team members’ family needs and will accommodate them where we can.

Desired skills
Able to work within a team as well as independently
Personal qualities
Good sense of humour and creative flair
Use their own initiative
Desired qualifications
GCSE in maths and English A-E (8-2) or equivalent
Please state your GCSE grades (or equivalent) or your application may be declined
Future Prospects
To be a full-time groomer at our salon
Things to consider
KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise


502 Centennial Park,

Elstree Hill South,

Elstree Hertfordshire,

WD6 3FG,

Tel: 0208 327 3800

Web: https://www.keits.co.uk/