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Apprenticeship in Horse Care - Equine Groom Level 2 Riverside Equestrian Centre

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

    17 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001712711

  • 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

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


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Always try your best
  • 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

Personal qualities

  • Follow instructions
  • Work safely, including on the internet
  • Always ask if you are not sure about anything

Desired qualifications

  • No formal qualifications required
  • 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
  • Complete the SCT Online Learning by the target dates

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

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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (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

Riverside Equestrian Centre is a multi-purpose riding facility where fun and learning come together, with stabling for over 20 horses, a 190' x 90' indoor arena, classroom and social facilities. We offer a full livery service and riding lessons with our friendly team of qualified instructors and horses to suit all abilities

Employer

Riverside Equestrian Centre

Address

Heron Bank Farm

Bawtry Road

Doncaster

DN11 9EX

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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