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Equine Groom Apprentice (Riding Farm Equestrian Centre) Riding Farm Equestrian Centres

Riding Farm are seeking a Yard Groom Apprentice to join our busy riding school and livery yard. Our yard has a lovely social atmosphere. Please take into consideration that we are in a rural area and the local train/bus service is fairly unreliable.

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Closing date: 22 Feb 2022

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

    5 days a week from 8.00am – 5.00pm 1 hour per day lunch (unpaid). At least one weekend day will form part of your working week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001791498

  • Positions

    1 available

Fantastic, friendly yard with a great team of staff and clients.  Many years of experience that we will enjoy sharing with the right candidate.

Duties include:

  • Mucking out
  • Skipping out
  • Turning out & catching in
  • Tacking up for lessons
  • Assisting clients

In return we will off you the best training to achieve your equine apprenticeship goals.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience of working on a busy riding school/livery yard preferrable
  • Ability to muck out/skip out

Personal qualities

  • Good timekeeping
  • Enthusiastic
  • Will go that extra mile

Desired qualifications

  • Candidates must not already hold a level 2 in horse care

Future prospects

  • We are looking for somebody that really wants to be part of our equine community

Things to consider

  • KEITS reserves the right to close this vacancy early if the need arises

About the employer

Riding Farm is a busy riding school and livery yard.

Our Riding School is open every day, with indoor and outdoor lessons taking place from early morning until late evening. Tuition is provided by our BHS trained instructors. We have horses and ponies suitable for adults and children of all abilities. 

Our livery clients are offered a very high standard of service and we pride ourselves on ensuring that our clients are completely satisfied with all aspects of their livery.

Employer

Riding Farm Equestrian Centres

Address

Riding Lane

Tonbridge

TN11 9LN

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Training

Training provider

KEITS

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by KEITS Training Services Ltd

Contact

Heidi Clear and Bethany Wylie recruit@keits.co.uk

  • Full training will be provided by the employer and KEITS towards the Level 2 Equine Groom and functional skills if required. 

Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)


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