Equine Groom Apprentice - Eventing Team Bragg

Team Bragg are looking for a friendly and outgoing apprentice to join their established team. The successful candidate will be given the platform and support to develop their skills and launch a career in the equine sector.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Apprenticeship wage is due to increase to £6.40 per hour in April 2024.

    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

    The successful candidate can expect to be working 37.5 hours per week. Shifts are to be discussed with the employer.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful candidate can expect to be carrying out daily duties such as:

  • Mucking out
  • Turning in and out
  • Putting horses on and off the walker
  • Grooming and clipping
  • Tack and general cleaning throughout
  • Show prep to a high standard

There are also opportunities to travel with the employer to events and groom. 

The training you will be getting

  • All training will take place at the employer's premises, with the support of the employer, and will be carried out by Haddon Training.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon completion, an opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 apprenticeship and/or permenant employment may be available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

Experience at a competitive Show Jumping yard beneficial. Unfortunately, accommodation or livery aren't available.

About the employer

Alex and Simmone have built their equestrian business from their beautiful home in Somerset. The business has been founded on Alex’s strong values. He realises that success comes from hard work, and it takes a huge effort from many people to keep the cogs turning during a busy competition season; this is how ‘Team Bragg’ was born, and this is the strong foundation that has helped them become a formidable force in the world of Eventing.


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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




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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