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Level 2 equine apprenticeship Amy Derber Equestrian

Amy Derber Equestrian is offering a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to learn from one of the best coaches in equestrian. We are primarily a stud and sales/producing yard.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

  • Working week

    The working week consists of a rota pattern (which will include weekends)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000038602

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include all aspects of horse care e.g.

Grooming
Mucking out
Trimming and clipping
Plaiting
Lungeing and riding
Health care
Feeding
Assisting with running of events
Assisting with customer care and experience

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

This is a 100% work-based learning apprenticeship of which the successful candidate will be awarded the Level 2 Equine Groom apprenticeship. There is scope for either the riding or non-riding pathway to be chosen and this will be discussed at interview.

Enrolling on to an 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.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The opportunity to progress on to the Level 3 Senior Equine Groom advanced apprenticeship. At this yard there is an excellent opportunity and pathway to those looking to gain more experience in stud work and the production of young horses.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Please be aware that accommodation is not available. For applicant who wish to bring their own horse this will be considered at the interview stage

About the employer

Amy Derber Equestrian is situated just outside of Swindon in a beautiful rural setting. We are primarily a producing yard whilst having expertise in showjumping. We also place a strong emphasis on flatwork and produce to a high standard. We have a work hard play hard ethos striving for the best in not only our horses but also of our staff as well.

Employer

Amy Derber Equestrian

Address

Braydon Manor Farm

Braydon

Swindon

SN5 0AG

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Training

Training provider

THE ROYAL ARTILLERY CENTRE FOR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Contact

Rob Dawkins

robdawkins@racpd.org.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)


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