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Equine groom apprenticeship Wickham Equestrian

Wickham Equestrian is a show jumping and livery yard with 17 horses. Opportunities for riding for the right candidate and chances to attend competitions and shows. You will be required to work with the rest of the team to provide upkeep for 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

    £7,503.60

    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

    Sunday to Thursday, 30-40 hours a 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

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000119946

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are a showjuming livery yard with 17 horses.
We are looking for a new apprentice groom to join our team.
The right candidate will be passionate about working with horses, committed to working to a high standard on the yard and with our horses.
There will be opportunities to go to competitions and riding opportunities for the right candidate.
Math and English G.C.S.E. or functional skills will be required.

Duties to include (but not limited to);

  • Looking after the weelbeing of the horses in ourr care
  • Mucking out
  • Feeding
  • All other yard duties

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?

Potential to progress to level 3 Senior Equine Groom for the right candidate.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

There is no accommodation or livery available on site.

About the employer

Showjumping and livery yard looking for a new apprentice to join the team.We are looking for a candidate to join the team, who is a competent rider, passion for horses and willing to learn .

Employer

Wickham Equestrian

Address

Westwood Road

Bradford-on-Avon

Wiltshire

BA15 2AH

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Training

Training provider

HADDON TRAINING LIMITED

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