Apprentice Groom MCF Equestrian

MCF Equestrian, Draycott, is searching for yard groom apprentice on their Dressage and Eventing Yard.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Hours to be discussed at interview

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

MCF Equestrian, Draycott, is searching for yard groom apprentice on their Dressage and Eventing Yard.

Duties will include:

  • Mucking out.
  • Grooming.
  • Haynets.
  • Water.
  • General exercising.
  • Turning Out / Bring Horses in.
  • Washing horses.
  • Keeping the yard clean and tidy.
  • Other reasonable associated duties.

Prior experience is essential due to our horses bring fit competition horses.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Patience
  • Caring nature
  • Enthusiastic
  • Able to work well on their own initiative
  • Confident

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Good timekeeper

Qualifications required

  • GCSE in English preferred or the equivalent

Future prospects

Full time position considered for the right candidate following successful completion of the apprenticeship process.

About the employer

MCF Equestrian, Draycott is a professional dressage and equestrian centre with professional staff with a wealth of horse management experience.


MCF Equestrian


Marsh Cottage Farm

Uttoxeter Road


ST11 9NR

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in work-based Horse Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Horse Care
  • Functional Skills Maths & English Level 1
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017