Apprentice Groom Foxes Riding School Ltd

Foxes Riding School seek a enthusiastic person to assist with general yard duties on a established riding school located near to Ellesmere Port

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Closing date: 03 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    40 Hours per week (5 Days out of 7) may include some weekend work

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Cleaning Stables
  •  Horse Husbandry
  •  Turning Horses Out
  •  Leading pony’s out
  •  Lunging horses and ponies

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some experience in horse care (handling & husbandry) is desired
  • Riding is not necessary for this role

Personal qualities

  • Able to work alone as well as in a team
  • Punctual & reliable
  • Professional & Approachable

Qualifications required

GCSES English and Maths or equivalent are desirable however not essential as Functional Skills are offered as part of the Apprenticeship Framework.

Future prospects

Possibility of full time employment following on from the apprenticeship

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Foxes Riding School is home to 44 horses ranging from small ponies to an Advance Medium Dressage horse. Foxes riding school is a large school for begineers through to advanced.


Foxes Riding School Ltd


Badgers Rake Lane


Ellesmere Port

CH66 8PF

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Training provider

  • Reaseheath Training will be the apprenticeship provider for this Level 2 apprenticeship.
  • The employer will give guidance and support throughout.
  • The Framework of your apprenticeship may include Functional Skills in Math’s, English & ICT.
  • Reaseheath Training also offer optional extra industry qualifications at additional cost. 

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Reaseheath College

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Closing date: 03 Nov 2017