Level 2 Horse Care Apprentice Horsewyse
To learn the basic skills of assisting in running a horse yard, maintenance of fields, stables, horse care. Learning how to lead ponies/horses, in and out of stables and fields. Help with lead rein lessons, e.g assist in leasing a small pony. Willing to learn BHS methods of teaching and working towards a BHS instructor qualification.
Closing date: 06 Oct 2017
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).
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
09 Oct 2017
07 Sep 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Hay and check waters in field. Field management. Check herd for any issues and report to manager. Muck out all stables being used ….in summer most are out in the fields, in winter they stay in during the evenings so there are more stables to muck out in November-February dependent upon weather. Catching horses for lessons from field. Prepare horses grooming, hoof pick and tack up ready for lessons. Cleaning tack as and when required. Hay nets, making up feeds. Yard duties are: ensuing yard is kept clear of any muck etc sweeping through throughout the day. In mornings if horses are in ensure you put fresh hay nets in and check the waters and top up or change water. Keep school free of muck and keep tidy. Time management is a must, ensure that lesson lists are checked and horses are tacked up ready, take into school and take out once lesson is completed. Un tack put tack away, keep tack room tidy at all times. Take phone calls and ensure messages are passed onto staff accordingly.
Must be confident around horses, riding ability intermediate level. Excellent approach and manner towards customers. Must have empathy towards children and adults with special needs. Wanting to work towards BHS instructor qualifications during their time with us.
Requirements and prospects
- Riding experience.
- Experience of working with horses.
- Confidence and common sense is very important.
- Empathy towards special educational needs clients.
- Pleasant personality willing to work as team.
- Ability to work on own when required.
- GCSEs, or equivalents, in Maths and English.
Things to consider
About the employer
- Full training will be provided throughout the Level 2 Horse Care Apprenticeship.
- Full support and training will be provided for any Functional Skills required.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by KEITS Training Services Ltd
Rosalind South 07833 051 434 email@example.com
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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017