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Level 2 equine apprenticeship CARON ROBERTS EQUESTRIAN LTD

Caron Roberts Equestrian is offering a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to learn from one of the best coaches in equestrian. We offer a tailor-made approach to each learner with lots of one-to-one training. We pride ourselves on identifying everyone’s preferred learning style and adapt our coaching to suit.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    You will be working a 5 day week on a rota pattern from 07:30 - 17:00 with a lunch break. Days and shifts are to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • 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


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

Things to consider

There is on-site accommodation available and the facility to bring your own horse, should you wish.

About the employer

Caron Roberts Equestrian has been established since 1998, although Caron originally came from Cornwall, she has been based in and around Wiltshire since she was 19yrs old and in this time she has always pursued her goals and ambitions: One of which was to own her own yard. Caron has an excellent reputation within the Industry as a coach and has always been passionate about providing training to people looking to progress, whether that be in their riding or their equine qualifications.








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Training provider



Rob Dawkins

Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)

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