Equine Groom Apprentice P D Q EQUESTRIAN LTD

An Equine Apprenticeship is offered for an outstanding Equestrian Centre based in Durham, you will be assisted by our experienced team whilst carrying out tasks like: • Travelling to competitions. • Care of horses after exercise

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Closing date: 27 Oct 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

    40 hours per week, Monday to Sunday, to be arranged

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The position will include:

·         General yard duties i.e Mucking out, turning out/in.

·         Assisting with a variety of competitions i.e British Dressage, British Showjumping.

·         Assisting with a variety of clinics with a range of top class visiting instructors.

·         Assisting with vet, farrier, dentists and physio.

·         Preparing horses for competitions.

·         Travelling to competitions.

·         Care of horses after exercise

·         Customer Care

·         Working with the public


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 and/or progression to Level 3 Senior Equine Groom


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-3 or A*-D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-3 or A*-D) Essential

Things to consider

You will be working outside in all weather conditions. This can be a physically demanding role.

About the employer

Holmside Hall Equestrian is an established BHS approved family business that aims to provide the highest level of customer service to each individual horse and rider. We also stage affiliated competitions for British Dressage and BS as well as unaffiliated competitions most weekends for dressage, show jumping, show X or showing in hand or ridden. We also provide training and education towards BHS qualifications. We are a busy yard with a committed hard working team.








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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)

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