Equine riding groom apprentice TAPNER EVENTING TEAM
An Equine Apprenticeship is offered for an outstanding Equestrian Centre based just outside of Swindon. The position will include: General yard duties i.e. mucking out, turning out/in, riding and exercise and assisting with a variety of competitions. Would suit an aspiring competition rider.
Closing date: 31 May 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
40 hour week on a rota pattern. Will include working weekends for competitions. Exact shifts TBC
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
01 Jun 2023
03 Jan 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Duties will include all aspects of horse care e.g.
- Mucking out
- Trimming and clipping
- Lunging training
- Riding and exercise of competiton horses
- Health care
- 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. It would suit someone with their own horse to compete to run along side and as part of the team.
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
Things to consider
About the employer
TAPNER EVENTING TEAM
SHELDRAKE TRAINING LIMITED
Level 2 (GCSE)
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