Polo Groom Apprenticeship MINNINNOOKA LTD

Minninnooka is a dynamic and growing polo academy including students from 6 years old to 60’s. We pride ourselves in providing an all-rounded approach to riding and polo. We are running and producing up to 50 polo horses at all times and the care and standards of our work is of upmost importance.

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Closing date: 28 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Sunday, shifts to be confirmed. (30 min lunch break)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Exercising
  • Feeding & haying
  • Cleaning tack
  • Mucking out
  • Grooming
  • Preparation for matches

The training you will be getting

  • Equine groom Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Work based training along with Functional Skills
  • Performance coach will visit the work place

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full-time polo groom either in UK or internationally

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Time Management, Some equine experience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Must have transport to get to and from work – Public transport not really an option. Must be physically and medically able to do the work. Must be able to work weekends

About the employer

Experienced Polo Organisation: specialising in livery, horse training, professional polo, polo academy and club




Westcroft Park Polo Club

Windlesham Road, Chobham


GU24 8SN

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Training provider


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


Jenny Hyam


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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