Equine Apprentice Well Park Sports Horses
Well Park Sports Horses have an amazing apprenticeship opportunity to join a renowned competition and sports horse breeding establishment based near Launceston. If you are passionate about working with horses and want to develop a successful career in this area please apply!
Closing date: 01 Oct 2017
Total hours per week: 37.00
Possible start date
10 Oct 2017
21 Aug 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
This is an excellent opportunity to learn about all aspects of horse schooling and will give you plenty of practical time to work with horses. You will have the opportunity to handle and ride a wide range of ponies and horses, as well as develop the ability to compete at dressage, show jumping and horse trials.
You will be able to be involved with foal mares and foals from birth.
Our client requires an apprentice who is willing to carry out a wide range of work, ranging from:
• Mucking out
• Handling all ages of horses from foals to maturity
• Learning about breeding
Anyone who loves horses will find the job incredibly fulfilling on a yard that treats their horses like royalty. The horses always come first!
Requirements and prospects
• The absolute key skill is for the candidate to be confident around horses of all types.
• The candidate should be self-motivated and able to work in all types of weather.
• Accept routine work as well as the excitement of handling novice horses.
• Work within the strict safety guidelines provided.
• Be able to interact with clients and the rest of the team.
- Must be able to use your own initiative
- Be a problem solver
- Able to work alone
- Have physical strength
- Be a good team worker
- Have a sense of humour.
2 GCSEs in English and Mathematics at grade D or above (or equivalent) are essential – however, applicants with relevant prior experience but without the stated qualifications may be considered, though must be prepared to work towards their level 1 functional skills qualifications.
A driving license and own transport is extremely helpful, due to the rural location of the workplace. It is not essential, as long as you are able to get to and from the employer reliably and access Duchy College Stoke Climsland for your training.
Things to consider
About the employer
The Apprentice will train on the job, learning from experienced operatives. In addition the Apprentice will attend Duchy College Stoke Climsland one day a fortnight to achieve the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Equine. This qualification contains the Work Based Diploma in Equine Level 2, Functional Skills in Mathematics and English, Employee Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Duchy College
Recruitment Team 0845 609 95 99
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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017