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NEW animal care traineeship programme!


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If you’re aged 16-18, unemployed and looking for experience working with animals, an animal care traineeship could be just what you need to kick-start your career…

We’re delighted to¬†announce the launch of our new animal care traineeship programme!

The 20 week programme¬†will run from our centre in Tingley (near Leeds), and will give you the opportunity to…

  • Work in a kennels/cattery, dog grooming parlour and reception area in a busy animal care environment.
  • Develop employability skills including CV writing, interview techniques
  • Receive support with job applications and Maths/English skills
  • Receive tuition to help you work towards a Level 1 Award in Work-based Animal Care

To apply for a place on the CAW Traineeship Programme, you must be unemployed with little or no work experience and meet the following criteria:

  • Aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August 2018
  • Aged 19-24 and have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC plan)
  • All 16 applicants must have lived in the UK for the last 3 years and be ordinarily resident in the UK

The course begins on Monday 4th March. For more details about the programme and how to apply visit our website.

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