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Equine Groom Apprenticeship (New Hatches Livery Fitness and Rehabilitation Centre) BRIAN JOHN NAYLOR & BRONWEN FRANCES NAYLOR

New Hatches Livery Fitness and Rehabilitation Centre are a well established family run business offering learners the unique opportunity of a variety of experience from general yard duties, stable management, working alongside vets and other professionals with rehabilitation and fitness cases, stud work and training on our salt water treadmill.

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

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Closing date: 21 Feb 2023

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

    8am to 5pm 1 hour for lunch 1pm - 2pm 5 days a week including one weekend day. Days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000114850

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and dedicated Apprentice who is looking to further their knowledge and skills. The successful candidate will work alongside our current team handling and caring for our horses.

A high standard of care and attention to detail will be expected to maintain the company image we pride ourselves on. Plus, on site accommodation if required.

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 reining

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly, hard working team at this livery and rehabilitation yard. You will have opportunities to work alongside vets and other professionals with rehabilitation and fitness cases, stud work and training on our salt water treadmill Within the role the successful candidate will be working towards a Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship and may progress to a Level 3 Senior Groom Apprenticeship.

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 Standard.
  • Apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for level 2 English and maths prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The opportunity to move onto a Level 3 Senior Groom Apprenticeship should the position be available for a suitable candidate.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Previous Equine Experience, Committed, Enthusiastic

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

The learner will be allocated an industry specific training consultant who will provide both remote and onsite visits throughout the apprenticeship. The apprentice will work towards an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their apprenticeship.

About the employer

New Hatches Livery Fitness and Rehabilitation Centre are a well established family run livery and rehabilitation centre offering learners the unique opportunity of a variety of experience from general yard duties, stable management, working along side vets and other professionals with rehabilitation and fitness cases, stud work and training on our salt water treadmill.

Employer

BRIAN JOHN NAYLOR & BRONWEN FRANCES NAYLOR

Address

NEW HATCHES

HATCHES LANE

GREAT KINGSHILL

HP15 6DS

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Training

Training provider

KEITS TRAINING SERVICES LTD

Contact

Heidi Clear

recruit@keits.co.uk

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: 21 Feb 2023