Equine groom apprenticeship JILL CARENZA EQUESTRIAN LTD

An equine apprenticeship is offered for an outstanding Equestrian Centre based in the beautiful Cotswolds. The position will include: General yard duties i.e. mucking out, turning out/in, riding and exercise and assisting with a variety of competitions.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,648.00

    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

    35 Hour week on a rota pattern. Will include working weekends for competitions. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000216011

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include all aspects of horse care e.g.

  • Grooming
  • Mucking out
  • Trimming and clipping
  • Plaiting
  • Lunging training
  • Riding and exercise of horses
  • Health care
  • Feeding
  • 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
  • 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
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The opportunity to progress on to the Level 3 Senior Equine Groom advanced apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

This is a rural location so please consider how you will get to and from work before applying. There is no accommodation available

About the employer

In the picturesque Cotswold village of Stanton, a few miles from Broadway, Jill Carenza has been offering riding since 1975. The riding includes lessons, as well as splendid hacks, for all levels of rider: with over 50 well-schooled horses.

Employer

JILL CARENZA EQUESTRIAN LTD

Address

THE VINE

STANTON

BROADWAY

WR12 7NE

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Training

Training provider

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:

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

Contact

Rob Dawkins

busdevmgr@sheldraketraining.co.uk

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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