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Equine Apprenticeship Clandon Park Stables

Clandon Park Stables are looking for an Equine Apprentice to train with them and to provide care for horses in livery. You will ensure the smooth running of the yard and facilities, as well as maintaining the pleasant atmosphere at the Park Stables and ensure all clients and horses enjoy their experience with us.

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

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Closing date: 26 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

    30 - 40 hours, 5 days per week. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Clandon Park offer a well managed stables within a farm environment with horses, rare breed sheep all grazing on a 1000 acre privately owned parkland estate.
The team consists of professional grooms who aim to maintain a relaxed, welcoming and friendly atmosphere which is evident whether a horse owner attending regularly to watch their horse being schooled in one of the outdoor surfaced or grass arenas, a rider who particularly enjoys their horse riding early in the morning, noon or night (the surfaced arena is floodlit) or perhaps someone who wants to enjoy a leisurely afternoon hack. We make it our business to make every visit an enjoyable one and so expect any new staff member to also buy into our ethos and values.
We offer flexible and bespoke livery packages with a structured and caring environment with exclusive facilities that are unlike other livery stables and, as such, there is a bit of a waiting list! 

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Mucking out
  • Turning out and bringing in
  • looking after all aspects of the yard and 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?

  • Possibility of Level 3 Senior Groom Apprenticeship on completion of Level 2 or a full time position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

You will be working in a beautiful Estate with lovely, well mannered horses, being paid above NMW if appropriate & in line with experience, be working and training alongside a 5* event groom/2* event rider.

About the employer

Clandon Park is a private Parkland that is owned and managed by the 8th Earl of Onslow. The livery is sited within the beautiful Clandon Park, where we offer a wide range of services to cover all livery needs. We have a flood lit Rubber & Silica sand arena, a Lunging arena and an outdoor grass Show Jump field. We also have access to the beautiful estate to ride around. There is also access to ride off the estate and link up to Newlands corner and the downs.


Clandon Park Stables


Temple Court Farm




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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: 26 Feb 2023