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Apprenticeship in Horse Care – Equine Groom Level 2 Fiona Davidson

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

    01 Sep 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001647958

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

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

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
  • 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

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


About the employer

At the heart of WLF is the first All Weather Cross Country Course/Coaching Arena in the UK. Originally a 100 acres farm, WLF was purchased in July 2008, has been developed and is run by Tracey Dillon, a BE Accredited Coach, who moved from her competition base and training yard in Yorkshire.

Employer

Fiona Davidson

Address

Willoughby Lodge Farm

Willoughby Lodge Farm

Loughborough

LE12 6TE

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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

 

  • 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