Equine Groom Apprentice (Tunstall Forest Livery) MS S SHIMMONS

Tunstall is offering a new apprenticeship opportunity for someone who is keen and willing to learn and develop their skills and knowledge to prepare them for a career in the equestrian industry. You will not only be involved in daily yard activities, but also the training and exercising of competition and young horses.

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

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £5.28 per hour

  • Working week

    Days to be confirmed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will not only be involved in every day stable duties, but also the producing and exercising of the livery horses, for the right candidate.

Some duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Feeding and turning in/out of horses
  • Stable management and maintenance
  • Grooming and show preparation
  • Exercising, including hacking & schooling

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

  • Full training to be provided by the employer and KEITS at the place of employment
  • The applicant will be working towards and gain a Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship
  • The learner will be allocated an industry specific training consultant who will provide both remote and onsite visits throughout the apprenticeship

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Future full-time employment at Tunstall will be available for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Previous Equine Experience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C or 4) Desired

Things to consider

A level 3 Senior Equine Groom would be considered if you already hold a level 2 in Equine or have a higher level of equine experience. KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise.

About the employer

Based with an International Event rider this is a busy and successful livery yard. The livery yard is based in the heart of Suffolk where you will learn excellent stable management skills and horse skills.







IP12 2JY

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Training provider



Heidi Clear and Bethany Wylie


Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Oct 2023