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Apprenticeship in Horse Care – Equine Groom Level 2 Stonehouse Farm Equestrian

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 to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001610189

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include all aspects of horse care:

  • Grooming
  • Mucking out
  • Trimming
  • Plaiting
  • Lungeing
  • Health care
  • Travelling
  • Feeding
  • Grooming at competitions/riding

Joining an SCT Apprenticeship programme is a serious commitment. To achieve the qualification and be successful in your job you will need to be hard working, prepared to work outdoors in all weather and often at weekends.

We do everything we can to help you achieve, but we also expect some things from you to:

  • 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

Please see the website for more information www.stubbingcourttraining.com


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

Personal qualities

To achieve the qualification and be successful in your job you need to be:

  • Hard working
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Able to work outdoors in all weathers and often at weekends

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 Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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.

Please apply through the Stubbing Court Training Ltd website www.stubbingcourttraining.com


About the employer

At Stonehouse Farm we are small enough to provide all the attention to detail that larger yards might miss, yet we have all the facilities you would expect to see in larger establishments. Catering for every type of owner, from the serious novice to advanced competitor, regular hunter and the aspiring leisure rider or owner of a youngster. We take pleasure in tailor-making our livery packages to suit you and your horse perfectly. With 24 hour supervision, from our family home and staff accommodation, all of which directly overlooks the yard. The security is first class, with electric gates, alarms in all the barns and tack rooms, CCTV and most importantly, Our Yard Dogs! 

Employer

Stonehouse Farm Equestrian

Address

Stone House Farm

Babelake Street

Ashby-De-La-Zouch

LE65 1TG

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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 566196

  • Level 2 - Equine Groom standard
  • Functional Skills (where applicable)

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