Millfield School is an inspirational school where students are celebrated for who they are, and encouraged to discover their brilliance. We are now in a position to look for a motivated individual to join the equine team as an apprentice. Duties will include all aspects of horse care e.g. Grooming and more.
Closing date: 01 Apr 2024
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
02 Apr 2024
09 Jan 2024
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
Duties will include all aspects of horse care e.g.
- Mucking out
- Trimming and clipping
- Lunging training
- Riding and exercise of horses
- Health care
- 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
Things to consider
About the employer
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:
- 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
Before you apply
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