Layham Hall are looking for a senior equine groom to support the running of their dressage yard. You will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of 5* care of horses including physiotherapy and TRT method of horse handling. Due to the working hours (45 hours per week) required, this is only available to applicants that are 18 years or older.
Closing date: 04 Apr 2024
Starting at apprenticeship minimum wage.
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: 45.0
(the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)
Possible start date
11 Apr 2024
16 Aug 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
Layham Hall are looking to take on an apprentice equine groom. The are a top-class private dressage training stable. Head trainer is international Grand Prix rider/trainer.
You will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of 5* care of horses including physiotherapy and TRT method of horse handling.
Duties on the yard to include (but not be limited to):
- Mucking out
- Tacking up
- Turning out/bringing in
- Any other reasonable duties
The training you will be getting
You will be working towards the Level 3 Senior Equine Groom apprenticeship.
All training will be completed at the employer's premises with the employer and Haddon training.
You will need to be prepared to work towards level 2 in Functional Skills maths and/ or English if you have not already achieved a grade 4 or above in these subjects.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
There may be an opportunity to become head groom on the yard and also gain your HGV licence.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
HADDON 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
Senior equine groom
Level 3 (A level)
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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