Baydon House Farm Stables are looking for an apprentice to join their friendly team. The position will include general yard duties i.e. mucking out, turning out/in, riding & exercise. There is the possibility to travel to competitions to train as as a competition groom. Would suit someone looking for a career in the equine industry.
Closing date: 01 Apr 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: 35
Possible start date
02 Apr 2024
15 Sep 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
All aspects of horse care e.g
- Mucking out
- Trimming and clipping
- Lungeing and riding
- Health care
- Assisting with running of events
- Assisting with customer care and experience
- Functional Skills if required
The training you will be getting
- This is a 100% work-based learning apprenticeship of which the successful candidate will be awarded the Level 2 Equine Groom apprenticeship.
- Maths and English functional skills if required.
- There is scope for either the riding or non-riding pathway to be chosen and this will be discussed at interview.
- 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 to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
For the right candidate there may be progression on to the Level 3 Senior Equine Groom Apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
Baydon House Farm Stables
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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