Apprenticeship in Horse Care - Level 2

Tammy Heathcote

Day to day horse care including the general care and condition of the horses, preparing them for competition or riding.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

unknown

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

To be arranged with the employer

Apprenticeship duration

15 months

Possible start date

07 Apr 2017

Date posted

13 Sep 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001109132

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
  • Be reliable at all times
  • Attend work and off-the-job training punctually and reliably
  • Be polite, tidy and cheerful
  • Complete the work set out in your Action Plans by the target date
  • Follow instructions
  • Work safely
  • 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.

Qualifications required

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 £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. 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 on-line 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

Stud and showing yard

Employer

Tammy Heathcote

Address

Grangewood Farm

Barlow

Dronfield

S18 7SE

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Training provider

Diploma Level 2 Horse Care First Aid Health and Safety Functional Skills Technical Certificate

Apprenticeship framework

Equine

Training provider

STUBBING COURT TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Stubbing Court Training Limited

Contact

Megan Peacock 01246 566193

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: 31 Mar 2017