Wag N' Wash Castle Rock is now offering a Grooming Apprenticeship!
Valued at $4,500, this program is offered to accepted apprentices in exchange for an 18-month employment commitment after completion of the program. The Apprentice will also receive a tipped + wage rate of $13/hour.
The ideal candidate will have a basic knowledge of what a pet groomer does and knows how to bathe a pet.
This is a 12-15 week program, with the next set to begin on April 1, 2022.
SUMMARY OF APPRENTICESHIP
- Start Date: April 1, 2022
- Program Length: 12-15 weeks
- Cost: Free; Apprenticeship is offered in exchange for an 18 month employment commitment upon completion of the program
- Training Location: Wag N' Wash Castle Rock
- Employment Location: Wag N' Wash Littleton, Wag N' Wash Castle Rock, Wag N' Wash Uintah, Wag N' Wash Powers, or Wag N' Wash Woodmen
Apprentice’s will train on breed specific cuts and proper techniques for bathing, drying, brushing, clipping, scissoring, nail trimming, and ear and teeth cleaning while maintaining the Wag N’ Wash brand standard.
Wag N’ Wash will supply the needed instructional materials, the “Grooming Apprentice Manual” and “Notes from the Grooming Table”.
Wag N’ Wash will also provide grooming supplies that include, shampoo, conditioner, clipper disinfectant, clipper oil, colognes, towels and facility sanitation products.
The Apprentice will provide and maintain their own cutting and combing supplies.
STARTER KIT REQUIREMENTS
The Apprentice will provide and maintain their own cutting and combing supplies. Starter kits will need to include the following: (Brands are suggestions and not required.)
- Corded Clippers- Andis Excel 5-Speed, Andis UltraEdge Super 2 Speed)
- Optional: Cordless Wahl Bravura 5-1 OR Cordless Wahl Chromado 5-1
- Shears - Gators, Kenchii, Sharf, Master Groomer
- 7” or 7.5” Curves
- 6” or 6.5” Curves
- 6.5” or 7.5” Thinners
- 6.5” Straights
- 7” Straights
- Optional: Bent Shank Curves
- Chunker Thinners
- Blades - Andis, Buttercut, Master Groomer
- #30 #7fc
- #40 #5fc
- #10FC #4fc
- Optional: Have 2 of each blade. (If anything, try to have 2 #30 and 2 #10 blades. An extra #40 is needed only if you do opt out of getting the Cordless 5-1 clipper)
- Wahl Metal Toothed combs
- Greyhound Comb
- Slicker Brush - Need 1 large and 1 small, one of them should be a soft bristle and the other stiff. Mat Breaker
- Undercoat Rake
- Curry Brush
- Optional: Poodle Comb
- Fine toothed/Flea Comb
- Large Nail Clippers
- Medium Nail Clippers
- Cat Nail Clippers
Quick Submit Application
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