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Equine Groom Apprenticeship Level 2 ARGENTO EQUESTRIAN LTD

The apprenticeship is offered on a Showjumping Yard. Following completion, you will be able to offer services as a Groom. Whilst working with us, you will gain experience with a plethora of activities to equip you in any further role within the Equestrian Sector.

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Closing date: 01 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20 to £17,290.00

    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

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm. May include Weekend Work. Flexible hours can be discussed.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000120558

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will include:

  • Yard and field routines and duties
  • Horse handling, care and appearance
  • Saddlery and equipment
  • Preparing horses for travel
  • Horse anatomy, physiology and welfare
  • Safe working practices
  • Non-ridden exercise

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

Equine Groom Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Taking part in monthly sessions with your Trainer-Coach, accessing different learning systems and spending time learning and enhancing skills, knowledge and behaviours whilst at work
  • The training will be delivered 3-5 days per week
  • Based in Radway, Warwickshire on a Showjumping Yard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Senior Equine Groom 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3,2,1) Desired

Things to consider

The vacancy does involve horses and working outdoors. There are facilities available on site and access to heat and water.

About the employer

Showjumping Yard based in Warwickshire. We have over 30 years combined experience in producing horses. A fun and caring team with a great atmosphere to work in. We provide a safe and enjoyable workplace where there is a varied working day to ensure experience is gained in many spheres.

Employer

ARGENTO EQUESTRIAN LTD

Address

WESTCOTE FARMHOUSE

TYSOE ROAD

RADWAY

CV35 0BS

Contact

Rhi Rowlands

info@argentoequestrian.co.uk

07377266171

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Training

Training provider

HADDON TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)


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