This apprenticeship is suitable if you are looking for a career as a dog groomer.
The day you are in college you will cover theory and practical skills based on dog grooming, health and management of accommodation for dogs and other small animals. Units will consist of working relationships with others, preparing dogs for grooming, handling and restraint, administering basic treatments to dogs and small animals, drying methods, basic grooming and health and safety practices.
4 GCSE A-D or acceptable alternatives to include English Language and Maths. You will need to gain a suitable employer.
Throughout the course you will be assessed in the work place to demonstrate the skills you are learning and during practical dog grooming sessions in college. There are also some short written assignments based on dog grooming and health and management in dog grooming.
You may be given the opportunity to continue employment within the industry, progressing to undertake the Level 3 certificate in dog grooming.