Apprenticeship in Horse Care – Equine Groom Level 2 Pickering Grange Equestrian

Day to day horse care including the routine care and condition of the horses, preparing them for competition or riding, health care and treatment, exercising, grooming, trimming and travelling.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80

  • Working week

    30 hours per week to be arranged with the employer.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 May 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000228244

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include all aspects of horse care e.g.

·         Grooming

·         Mucking out

·         Trimming

·         Plaiting

·         Lunging

·         Health care

·         Travelling

·         Feeding

·         Grooming at competitions / riding

Joining an SCT 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, We do everything we can to help you achieve, but we also expect some things from you, to:-

·  Always try your best

·  Adhere to the Prevent Duty – promote British values: the rule of law, democracy and tolerance and mutual respect for others at all times, and keep yourself safe from extremism

·  Be committed to improving your English and maths skills and using them at work

·  Complete the SCT Online Learning by the target dates

·  Attend work and all off-the-job training sessions punctually and reliably

·  Be polite, tidy, professional, organised and cheerful

·  Keep your Skillscheck at work and updated - allow time every week for this

·  Complete work set in your Action Plans by the target dates

·  Follow instructions

·  Work safely, including on the internet

·  Always ask if you are not sure about anything

Please see the website for more information www.stubbingcourttraining.com

The training you will be getting

Equine Groom Qualification Level 2

Vast majority of training will take place at the yard.  In addition, this will include Masterclass Sessions, Seminars, SCT Online Learning Programme.  You will also be visited by a SCT Coach at least once a month.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression from Level 2 to Level 3.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 1-9) Desired

About the employer

Equestrian Center

Employer

Pickering Grange Equestrian

Address

PICKERING GRANGE FARM

ELLISTOWN TERRACE ROAD

ELLISTOWN

LE67 1EZ

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Training

Training provider

STUBBING COURT 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

Kelly Salt

info@stubbingcourttraining.com

01246 566193

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


Employer's Application Instructions

Please complete the application form and applicant agreement form that are located within the apply online section and send to info@stubbingcourttraining.com along with either a copy of your passport, driving licence or birth certificate.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Apr 2024