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Apprenticeship in Horse Care – Equine Groom Level 2 Marwood 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

    30 hours per week to be arranged with the employer.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    16 Sep 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001652737

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include all aspects of horse care e.g.

  • 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
  • Adhere to the Prevent Duty – promote British values: the rule of law, democracy and tolerance and mutual respect for others at all times, and keep yourself safe from extremism
  • Be committed to improving your English and Maths skills and using them at work
  • Complete the SCT Online Learning by the target dates
  • Attend work and all off-the-job training sessions punctually and reliably
  • Be polite, tidy, professional, organised and cheerful
  • Keep your Skillscheck at work and updated - allow time every week for this
  • Complete work set in your Action Plans by the target dates
  • Follow instructions
  • Work safely, including on the internet
  • 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 and 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 National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for Apprentices will be £4.15 per hour from 1 April 2020. 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.

For more information visit: 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

Livery yard.

Marwood Equestrian was established in 2007 by Sarah Tubbs, who is both a Level 4 British Showjumping Coach and a Coach Educator for British Showjumping. Her goal has been to provide the highest standards of training and care from her base just outside Barnard Castle and to continue to develop both the facilities on offer and the quality of the training available to help her clients achieve their goals, whether they be to gain confidence jumping small fences or attain success at National or International levels.

Located just ten minutes from the A66 and easily accessible via the A1 and the M6, Marwood Equestrian is situated two miles outside the market town of Barnard Castle and has good access for HGVs as well as smaller horseboxes and trailers with a large car park adjacent to the arena.

Employer

Marwood Equestrian

Address

Travellers Rest

Barnard Castle

DL12 8SR

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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
  • 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 download the Applicant Agreement and 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