Pony Pursuits are looking for an Equine Groom Apprentice to join our small family run team. The right candidate will have a passion for helping to care for horses and enjoy, working with our young clients who attend our riding centre, and working and caring for horses.
Closing date: 15 Dec 2023
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: 35.0
Possible start date
16 Dec 2023
02 Oct 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
Pony Pursuits are a riding centre, that specialise in non-formal riding experiences, such as country hacks, ride and groom sessions, pony therapy and birthday parties. There will also be opportunities to attend public and private events.
Duties to include:
- Mucking out
- Turning out and bringing in
- Tacking up
- Dealing with customers
The training you will be getting
You will be working towards achieving your Level 2 Equine Groom apprenticeship, and also completing your maths and English Functional Skills at Level 1 or 2 if required.
All training will be completed at the employer's premises by the employer and Haddon Training.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Potential progression to the Level 3 Senior Equine Groom apprenticeship or employment for the right candidate.
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
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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