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Apprenticeship in Horse Care – Equine Groom Level 2 Futurerate Limited

Day to day horse care including the routine care and condition of the horses, preparing them for competition or riding, health care and treatment, exercising, grooming, trimming and travelling.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Jan 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001605761

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include all aspects of horse care:

  • Grooming
  • Mucking out
  • Trimming 
  • Lungeing
  • Health care
  • Travelling
  • Grooming at competitions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • It would be advantageous to have some previous experience with horses

Personal qualities

  • Always try your best
  • Be reliable at all times
  • Attend work and off-the-job training punctually and reliably
  • Be polite, tidy and cheerful
  • Complete the work set out in your Action Plans by the target date
  • Follow instructions
  • Work safely
  • Always ask if you are not sure about anything

Desired qualifications

  • No formal qualifications required

Future prospects

  • Progression to Advanced Apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • You will be working outside and often at weekends.  Working with horses can be physically demanding so a level of fitness is required
  • The hours of work will be agreed with the employer and the weekly pay will be in accordance with the hours worked. You may be asked to start early e.g. 7.00am or finish late e.g. 7.00pm and some weekend work being involved, but this will be agreed with the employer
  • The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for Apprentices will be £3.90 per hour from 1 April 2019. This applies to 16 - 18-year-old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training
  • World class training and online learning available for all apprentices
  • International level yards in show jumping, eventing and dressage
  • SCT works throughout the East Midlands and Yorkshire, with employers in riding schools, livery yards, competition yards up to international level

About the employer

Our particular speciality is to buy quality young jumping event horses. Every horse is given extensive training and we are dedicated to making sure that they all reach their maximum potential.

Employer

Futurerate Limited

Address

Rempstone Grange Farm

Loughborough

LE12 6RW

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Training

Training provider

STUBBING COURT TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Stubbing Court Training Limited

Contact

Kelly Salt 01246 566193

  • Equine Groom Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Thank you for your interest in the vacancy. Please could you now look on the information on our web site, www.stubbingcourttraining.com Please go to the Apply Online section and print off the Apprentice Agreement and our Application form, and return as soon as possible to SCT. We will telephone you within 5 working days of receipt. Thank you.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2021