Valender Eventing is a top-class competition livery yard looking for a passionate candidate to join their team as a Level 2 Equine Groom Apprentice. The right candidate will be given a foundation and support to develop their equine skills and to work towards building a career in the sector. Dealing with feeding, grooming, yard duties, plus more.
Closing date: 25 Dec 2023
Livery for own horse is available.
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: 40
Possible start date
27 Dec 2023
13 Nov 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
All general horse care duties will be required including:
- Mucking out
- Turning out
There is potential for the right candidate to groom at shows and support the horses and liveries. This position is open to both riders and non-riders. If you are a rider, you must be competent as riding competition horses so need plenty of experience.
The training you will be getting
All training for the Level 2 Equine Groom apprenticeship will be carried out at the employer's premises, with the support of the employer, and will be delivered by Haddon Training.
Functional skills in maths and English (if required).
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Upon completion of the apprenticeship, the right candidate may have the opportunity to join Valender Eventing as a permanant member of the team and there may also be an opportunity to enrol onto the Level 3 Equine Groom apprenticeship.
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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