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Equine Groom apprentice for BHS and RDA riding centre Wirral Riding Centre

Wirral Riding Centre over the past few years has become one of the best BHS approved riding centres in the area. They are looking an an enthusiastic and highly motivated level 2 apprentice to join the team and help with the day to day running of the yard.

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

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2023

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

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Wirral Riding Centre having being taken over a number of years ago has, over the past few years, has become one of the biggest and best established riding centre, BHS approved in the area. We have several coaches at our disposal to meet everyone’s needs , including RDA coaches. We are the home of Wirral & Chester RDA group, and Foresters Horn RDA group.
We conduct over 4000 rides for RDA riders in the form of group rides and private lessons, making WRC one of the biggest RDA centres in the country and we are the home of the very active Northwest Special Olympic Equine Team.
We are heavily involved in helping our vulnerable community and surrounding communities with our tailor-made Alternative Provision programme in conjunction with the changing lives with horse’s programme run by the BHS.
We also offer alternative provision for students from local schools and local authorities who struggle to cope with the normal regime of daily school.
Duties to include (but not limited to);

  • Mucking out
  • General upkeep of the yard
  • Looking after the welffare of the horses in our care

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

  • Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship supported by Haddon Training, along with maths and English functional skills if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • At the end of the apprenticeship there may be the offer of an advanced apprenticeship, to the level 3 senior equine groom

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working


Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

No accommodation available on site, the successful candidate must be able to make their own way to work and livery is available if required.

About the employer

We are a busy registered Pony Club centre who meet every week to complete achievement badges, riding tests and learn all about horse and pony care. We hold monthly show jumping competitions on the last Friday of every month.


Wirral Riding Centre


Haddon Lane



CH64 8TA

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Feb 2023