Equine Groom Apprenticeship - Non Ridden - Livery LUMBBROOK LIVERY

Lumbbrook Livery is a BHS approved yard in Cheshire. They have a variety of horses from happy hackers to top class competition horses, foals and young stock.They are looking for an apprentice to assist them around the yard in a non-ridden role. The apprentice will be responsible for assisting with mucking out,t urning out and much more.

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Closing date: 04 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80

    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

    30 hours per week. Days to be decided with the successful candidate.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000216352

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Immediate start possible!

Lumbbrook Livery is a BHS approved yard in Cheshire, specialising in Showjumping where Liz is a British Showjumping accredited coach enjoying teaching riders from grassroots to advanced level.

They have a variety of horses from happy hackers to top class competition horses, foals and youngstock. The staff become like members of a family and the employer ensures they are looked after well.

This position is a non riding role , however riding is a possibility for the right candidate.

The candidate must be enthusiastic, wanting to learn all aspects of horse management and be reliable.

A high standard of care is expected and the successful candidate must have a genuine interest in the horses in their care.

The apprentice will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with mucking out
  • Turning out 
  • Tusing the horse walker
  • Grooming
  • Getting horses prepared for shows
  • Lunging
  • General welfare of the horse

The candidate will benefit from a wealth of experience within the team and in the horse industry, to attain a high level of horsemanship and discover the many different aspects of horse care, management for competition, etc .

The training you will be getting

  • A level 2 certificate will be awarded on successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • All training will take place within the workplace
  • Your dedicated trainer coach will visit every month.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possibility of further employment available if successful and progression to a Level 3 Senior Groom Apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

This is no accommodation available on site. Possibility of bringing own horse on livery.

About the employer

Lumbbrook Livery is a BHS approved yard in Cheshire. We have a variety of horses from happy hackers to top class competition horses, foals and youngstock. We specialise in show jumping and Liz is a British Showjumping accredited coach enjoying teaching riders from grassroots to advanced level.

Employer

LUMBBROOK LIVERY

Address

WOODFORD LANE

NEWTON

MACCLESFIELD

SK10 4LH

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Training

Training provider

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:

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

Contact

Haddon Training

enquiries@haddontraining.co.uk

01672519977

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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