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Apprentice Equine Groom for Livery & Training Yard Hill Top Equestrian

An exciting opportunity for a new apprentice at Hill Top Equestrian. You will be providing for and coordinating the day to day care of the horses in the workplace.

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

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Closing date: 23 Mar 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

    30 - 40 hours, 4 to 5 days a week, shifts to be confirmed between 8am and 6pm.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000120009

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Tamara Weal, yard owner is a BHSII qualified instructor recently retired from 30 years of competing at CCI*** level bringing many horses up through the ranks from young horse classes to successful and consistent top competition horses.
The yard is a livery and training yard with high standards of practice. they have full liveries, a range of different breeds and clients for teaching on both their own and the yards horses.

Varied work with duties to include:

  • Feeding
  • Changing rugs
  • Turning out/ bringing in
  • Grooming
  • Mucking out
  • Filling nets and other odd jobs around the yard

The position can be for a ridden of non-ridden apprentice and you will be working with two other members of staff and so skills in communication and politeness are essential as is a good work ethic and commitment.

Some previous equine experience would be needed to and there are ample opportunities for further progression.

4 to 5 days a week, 8am to 6pm with breaks.

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

The Equine Groom, level 2 standard to be supported by Haddon Training, along with maths and English functional skills if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The possibility to progress onto a L3 after completion of L2.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

No accommodation on site.

About the employer

Tamara Weal, yard owner is a BHSII qualified instructor recently retired from 30 years of competing at CCI*** level bringing many horses up through the ranks from young horse classes to successful and consistent top competition horses.

Employer

Hill Top Equestrian

Address

Pitton

Salisbury

Wiltshire

SP5 1DY

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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: 23 Mar 2023