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Equine Groom Apprentice (Andrew James Eventing) ANDREW JAMES EVENTING LTD

This is a vacancy at an international event yard with horses ranging from 3 years old to 5* event horses. Andrew is a top event rider with a lovely string of horses with his top horse aiming for Badminton 2023! Jobs will include all yard duties, riding and event opportunities and the chance to bring your own horse!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 13 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 hours max. Will include weekends. Exact shifts tbc.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000100651

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Yard duties will include:

  • Turning out and bringing in
  • Mucking out
  • Feeding, watering and haying
  • Grooming
  • Clipping and trimming
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the yard at all times
  • Bandaging
  • Tacking up
  • Lunging/long rein
  • Riding/hacking
  • Attending shows/events

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

  • Full training to be provided by the employer and KEITS at the place of employment.
  • The applicant will be working towards and gain a Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship.
  • The learner will be allocated an industry specific training consultant who will provide both remote and on-site visits throughout the apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Yard Groom
  • Yard Manager
  • Event Rider

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Horse Riding, Horse Handling

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

There is a mobile home on site so we can offer accommodation! You can bring your horse for free and receive lessons! Great training offered. Lots of cake! Travel and attending top competitions. KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise.

About the employer

This is a vacancy at an International event yard with horses ranging from 3 years old to 5* event horses. Andrew is a top event rider with a lovely string of horses with his top horse aiming for Badminton 2023.

Employer

ANDREW JAMES EVENTING LTD

Address

ORCHARD FARM

BEDFORD ROAD

NORTHILL

SG18 9AN

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Training

Training provider

KEITS TRAINING SERVICES LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 13 Dec 2022