More success for Suffolk Canine Creche

Candace Rose, of Suffolk Canine Creche, Martlesham with her apprenticeship award

Candace Rose, of Suffolk Canine Creche, Martlesham with her apprenticeship award - Credit: Archant

Martlesham business a regional winner in National Apprenticeship Awards

Candy Rose of Suffolk Canine Creche in Martlesham who has installed a pool for the dogs.

Candy Rose of Suffolk Canine Creche in Martlesham who has installed a pool for the dogs.

There has been more awards success for the Suffolk Canine Creche, based at Martlesham.

The East Anglian Daily Times, Small Business of the Year Finalist, sponsored by Piccasso HR, has continued to impress by winning the EAST OF ENGLAND Regional Small Business Employer of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Awards held at Rowley Mile Conference Centre, Newmarket.

Suffolk Canine Creche will now submit an extended application to be considered for the UK National Award and if successful will attend the National Apprenticeship Presentation in London in January 2016. They will also be considered for the Top 100 list of businesses working with apprentices.

The Suffolk business employs five apprentices who have completed level 2 & 3 courses since 2013 and they have been key to developing the business, they are all in employment with the crèche albeit some have finish their apprenticeships.

Dogs at Suffolk Canine Creche in Martlesham enjoying the pool.

Dogs at Suffolk Canine Creche in Martlesham enjoying the pool.


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Candace Rose, the own said the business model is unique in the UK and therefore it is important to cultivate the business and develop animal handling skills as well providing the industry with future up-skilled employees.

She has a policy to only take an apprentice on that will have a full-time job at the end of the programme.

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