Equine Groom Apprentice - Showjumping JESSICA TALBOT

Jessica Talbot are offering an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work with a National Level Showing Producer. The employer competes at prestigious events such as HOYS & RIHS. 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: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    40 hours per week. Days to be confirmed at interview

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful candidate will be carrying out duties such as:

  • Mucking Out
  • Turning out/catching
  • Clipping
  • Lunging
  • Feeding

The training you will be getting

All training will be provided on site during your paid working hours. Your day to day mentoring will be with your employer, and a combination of online and in person monthly sessions will be held with your Haddon Training Trainer Coach.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression to Level 3 Senior Equine Groom
  • Full time employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

Jessica Talbot is a National Level Showing Producer. The employer competes at prestigious events such as HOYS & RIHS. Her yard is lovely contained and consists of 17 boxes. Jess, breaks in horses, schools and produces them for top level.







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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


Haddon Training



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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