Equine apprenticeship CIRCLES NETWORK LTD

This is your opportunity to blend your affection for horses with the empowerment of disabled and disadvantaged students, all while working towards a Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship. As a highly regarded member of our team, you'll contribute to customer care, event coordination, and the overall welfare of our horses.

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Closing date: 31 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

    Days and shifts are to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include all aspects of horse care e.g.,

  • Grooming
  • Mucking out
  • Trimming and clipping
  • Plaiting
  • Lunging and riding
  • Health care
  • Feeding
  • Assisting with running of events
  • Assisting with customer care and experience
  • Assisting to provide Equine Facilitated Learning
  • Functional Skills if required

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

This is a 100% work-based learning apprenticeship of which the successful candidate will be awarded the Level 2 Equine Groom apprenticeship.

Enrolling on to an apprenticeship programme is a serious commitment. To achieve the qualification and be successful in your job you will need to be hard working, prepared to work outdoors in all weather and often at weekends.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Candidates may wish to enrol on to the level 3 Senior Equine Groom or any one of the BHS qualifications that are on offer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Circles Network, as a respected voluntary organisation, stands tall on the principles of justice, advocacy, empowerment, and friendship. Our vision is a world where every life is valued, and our mission is to empower disabled and disadvantaged individuals of all ages, guiding them towards fulfilling and inclusive lives. Join our dedicated team to ignite transformation, create connections, and be part of a future where diversity thrives and every journey matters. Discover more at https://circlesnetwork.org.uk/ and be a catalyst for change within the team. At Circles Network, we're on a purposeful mission to make a lasting impact. Our team is committed to nurturing empowerment and driving positive change for individuals facing challenges. Through our transformative approaches, we are building a society where inclusivity is the cornerstone. If you're ready to contribute to a future where everyone's potential is unlocked, reach out to us at 0178816671 or explore https://circlesnetwork.org.uk/ to embark on a journey of meaningful change alongside Circles Network.







CV23 9JP

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Training provider



Rob Dawkins


01980 845556

Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)

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