An equine apprenticeship is offered at an outstanding Equestrian Centre based just outside of Launceston. The position will include: General yard duties i.e. mucking out, turning out/in, riding and exercise and assisting with a variety of competitions.
Closing date: 30 Jan 2024
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
01 Feb 2024
10 Aug 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
Duties will include all aspects of horse care e.g.
- Mucking out
- Trimming and clipping
- Plaiting Lunging training
- Riding and exercise of horses
- Health care
- Assisting with running of events
- Assisting with customer care and experience
The training you will be getting
- Equine groom Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
- Functional Skills in maths and English, if required
This is a 100% work-based learning apprenticeship in which the successful candidate will be awarded the Level 2 Equine Groom apprenticeship.
It would suit someone with their own horse to compete to run alongside and as part of the team. Enrolling on to an apprenticeship programme is a serious commitment.
To achieve the qualifications and be successful in your job, you will need to be hard working, prepared to work outdoors in all weathers and often at weekends.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
- The opportunity to progress to the Level 3 Senior Equine Groom advanced apprenticeship
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
About the employer
SHELDRAKE TRAINING LIMITED
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Level 2 (GCSE)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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