Level 2 Equine Groom Apprentice for Busy Riding School Brampton Stables

Brampton Stables are offering an apprenticeship position alongside their skilled team. Previous experience is not essential, as they will mentor and guide you, as well as offering BHS stages and additional training, such as safeguarding and first aid, if desired. Duties will include mucking out, tacking up and feeding.

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Closing date: 15 Dec 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

    Tuesday to Saturday, 40 hours per week. Shifts to be announced.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for someone to join our team on a Level 2 Equine Groom apprenticeship on the riding pathway.

We are a busy riding school and looking for someone to come and work with the existing team to take part in general yard duties including:

  • Mucking out
  • Tacking up
  • Feeding


The training you will be getting

  • Equine groom Level 2 (GCSE)
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required
  • Four weekly training will take place at the workplace with a dedicated Haddon Training Trainer Coach
  • Training and mentoring will be offered by the workplace
  • A level 3 qualification is available on successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • Training on site with internal and external coaches
  • Additional qualifications can be taken including first aid and safeguarding as well as BHS Stages if desired

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Opportunity to progress onto the level 3 apprenticeship and work through BHS stages, including teaching.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

There is the offer of accommodation, priced at £56 per week. Livery for your own horse may be possible.

About the employer

We are a training/riding school based in the lovely countryside of Church Brampton, Northampton.


Brampton Stables






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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:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Haddon Training



Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

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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