Equine Groom Apprentice HANSOM HORSES LTD

Hansom Horses is family run stables, offering an exciting opportunity for an Equine Groom apprentice, on a small scale, friendly, equestrian sales yard. We are very welcoming and look to offer the highest quality learning to our successful candidate. You will be mucking out, providing fresh feed and water and many other activities.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 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 hours per week, Monday to Sunday, to be arranged.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    11 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Within the stables, your daily tasks will include:

Mucking out;

Providing fresh feed and water;

Daily exercising and health assessment of horses;

Monitoring and supporting with vets’ visits;

Working with other team members/grooms where needed;

Working outdoors in all weathers, hot and cold

Attending horse trials, training competitions and training events

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 take place at the employer's premises.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of full time employment upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-2 or A*-E) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-2 or A*-E) Essential

Things to consider

We like to get out and about with our horses so there are plenty of opportunities to take part and compete regularly also! Own horse welcome and live in is an option! If necessary, accommodation and a horse provided for the right candidate. You will have to work towards Functional Skills depending on your qualifications upon enrolment. Working outside in all weathers is an expectation of the job The animals require to be looked after all year round.

About the employer

A family-run business, based in Stamfordham, carrying out the care, exercising and training of horses within its stables.







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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)

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