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Lev 2 equine apprentice Haywards Carriages

Haywards Carriages are located in the beautiful setting of the Meon Valley. Predominantly operating as a horse drawn wedding and funeral business we are also a friendly livery yard. The opportunity to ride is available but this is not essential. We offer the opportunity to learn in a friendly and helpful environment.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 hour week on a rota pattern. Will include one day a weekend. Exact shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000053868

  • 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
  • Lunging training
  • Health care
  • Feeding
  • Assisting with running of events
  • Assisting with customer care and experience
  • Functional skills if required

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


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

About the employer

We specialise in horse drawn carriages for funerals, weddings and all special occasions

Employer

Haywards Carriages

Address

Drayton Farm House

East Meon

Petersfield

GU32 1PN

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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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