Apprentice Equine Groom - Horse Care - Equestrian Centre THE EXMOOR CALVERT TRUST LTD

Calvert Trust Exmoor is an activity centre with their very own equestrian centre. They specialise in horse experiences for people with additional needs and disabilities. They also provide regular lesson for riders of all abilities. They are looking for a motivated individual to join their team as a Level 2 apprentice

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Closing date: 04 Apr 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

    Shift pattern and days to be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000225176

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Calvert Trust Exmoor is an activity centre with their very own equestrian centre. They specalise in horse expericenes for people with additional needs and disabilities. They also provide regular lesson for riders of all abilities as well as providing training for people who are looking to do separate qualifications within the equine industry.

The successful candidate will be able to do the riding or non- riding pathway, and must be punctional with good time management. Kindness and empathy towards our guests is essential. They must be self motivated and able to follow instructions, well composed and presentable.

The successful candidate must have transportation to and from the yard due to the remote location. 

Daily duties include:

  • Maintaining a clean yard, ensuring the welfare of the horses at all times
  • Assisting with lessons, leading horses, and getting horses ready for the public to ride
  • Mucking out
  • Feeding
  • General yard duties

The training you will be getting

  • A level 2 Equine Groom certificate will be awarded on successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • All training will take place within the workplace with the employer and supported by a Haddon Training coach
  • You will also recieve support from Haddon Training with maths and/ or English Functional Skills Qualification if you have not achieved a Grade 4/C at GCSE (or equivalents) in these subjects

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible progression to the Level 3 Senior Groom apprenticeship for the right candidate upon successful completion of the Level 2 apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

There is no accommodation or livery available on site.

About the employer

Calvert Trust Exmoor is an activity centre with their very own equestrian centre. They specialise in horse experiences for people with additional needs and disabilities. They also provide regular lesson for riders of all abilities.

Employer

THE EXMOOR CALVERT TRUST LTD

Address

WISTLANDPOUND

KENTISBURY

BARNSTAPLE

EX31 4SJ

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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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