Level 2 Apprentice Equine Groom - Horse Care - Riding Lodge Farm

A Level 2 Apprentice Equine Groom is required. This is a fantastic position available at a full livery yard, consisting of 18 horses, with a lovely, friendly team. You will be working alongside them to look after and care for the horses. Duties include: mucking out, yard duties and turning out.

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Closing date: 30 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. Days and work times to be discussed with the successful candidate.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A fantastic position has become available at a full livery yard, consisting of 18 horses, with a lovely, friendly team.

You will be working alongside them to look after and care for the horses, duties include:-

  • Mucking out
  • Yard duties
  • Turning out
  • Tacking up
  • Assisting at competitions
  • Feeding
  • Riding and lunging
  • Helping with Livery clients/ horses
  • Clipping etc

This position is run alongside an apprenticeship qualification. A great way to get paid and educated doing what you love.

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

  • A level 2 certificate will be awarded on successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • All training will take place within the workplace
  • Your dedicated trainer coach will visit you at work every 4 weeks.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Progression onto the Level 3 Senior Equine Groom Qualification
  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence.
  • Potential for full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship.
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

There is no livery available. There is no accommodation available on site.

About the employer

Lodge Farm Equestrian was established in 1987 and since then has become one of the leading Equestrian centres in Leicestershire. Situated in the sleepy village of Botcheston is only 20 minutes from the centre of Leicester. Our busy centre has become well known for its high standards of training, tuition, care and above all an enjoyable and friendly atmosphere.


Lodge Farm






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Training provider



Haddon Training



Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)

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