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Apprentice Groom/Stable Hand Rawreth Equestrian Centre

We have a vacancy arisen for an Apprentice Groom/Stable Hand. Duties to include: • Assisting with horse handling, leading, grooming, tacking up • Mucking out / poo picking • Leading / assisting during lessons • Assisting with feeding • Routine care of horses.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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

    40 hours per week if under 18. 45 hours per week 18+. 5 day week, alternative weekends, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    17 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001726017

  • Positions

    1 available

We have a vacancy arisen for an Apprentice Groom/Stable Hand.

Duties to include: 

  • Assisting with horse handling, leading, grooming, tacking up
  • Mucking out / poo picking
  • Leading / assisting during lessons
  • Assisting with feeding
  • Routine care of horses

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Listening skills
  • Able to follow instructions given
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Keen to learn
  • Positive Outlook

Desired qualifications

All applicants must hold a minimum of Level 1 in Maths and English (GCSE Grade 2/E or equivalent qualifications) and be prepared to upskill to a Level 2 if required. 

ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT DETAILS OF THEIR CURRENT MATHS AND ENGLISH QUALIFICATIONS WITH THEIR APPLICATION. 

Future prospects

  • Training provided for all aspects of horse care, by experienced professionals
  • Instructor training
  • Riding instruction
  • Opportunity to attend competitions
  • Training with all aspects of breeding by qualified professional
  • Training with aspects of yearling bloodstock preparation
  • Training with amateur jockey and experienced work rider within TB racing industry
  • Contacts within the equestrian industry

Things to consider

  • Predominantly outdoor work
  • Alternate weekends
  • Manual handling

Reliable transport essential as public transport limited. 


About the employer

Established Livery Yard, RDA Centre and Riding School

Employer

Rawreth Equestrian Centre

Address

old Burrels

Church Road

Wickford

SS11 8SH

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Training

Training provider

WRITTLE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Writtle University College

Contact

Charlotte Puncher

As well as the onsite training provided the successful applicant will work towards the Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship Standard. The Standard is made up of different elements including Functional Skills (if required) and an End Point Assessment. Attendance will be required at Writtle University College one day per week. 

Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)


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