Equine Groom Apprentice MURTON EQUESTRIAN CENTRE LTD
Murton Equestrian Centre is excited to offer the opportunity to recruit an Equine Groom Apprentice Level 2 with some level of riding and care experience around horses. The role will involve working with and caring for horses and with the preparation of, transport to and care for horses at competitions, the races, sales, shows and other public appearances.
Closing date: 30 Jun 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
30 hours per week (or up to 40 hours available) We are open 7 days per week from 9am-6pm. With an hour’s lunch break. You will be required to cover at least 1 weekend day and other days may require either an early start or late finish. Days and shifts TBC.
Total hours per week: 30
Possible start date
03 Jul 2023
04 Apr 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a level 2 apprenticeship to join our team here at Murton Equestrian Centre.
Due to the success of our current Level 3 apprentice which led to the completion of Level 3, BHS Stage 3 and BHS Stage 2 Teach, we need to fill one of the apprentice roles as they have moved to full time emloyment with ourselves.
The apprenticeship will be in conjunction with Northumberland College Equestrian Centre at Kirkley Hall but all training will be provided by the Centre. We also highly encourage apprentices to join the BHS Career pathway and support them throughout their time with us.
- You will be involved with a very busy riding school, livery yard and BHS training/assessment centre.
- Mucking out and fresh bedding
- Hoof checking and cleaning
- Clearing and cleaning stables and yard
- Grooming when necessary
- Checking feed and water on a daily basis
- Supporting with vet visits
- Riding and exercising
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Full Equine Groom Level 2 Standard
All training to be delivered at the employers premises.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On completion of the level 2 apprenticeship an opportunity to proceed to level 3 apprenticeship could be available. We like our apprentices to stay with us and there will be a possibility to enter full time employment with our team.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-2 or A*-E) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
MURTON EQUESTRIAN CENTRE LTD
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
CITY OF SUNDERLAND COLLEGE
Level 2 (GCSE)
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