Apprentice Equine Groom - Horse Care - Eventing HOMELANDS EQUSTRIAN LIMITED

Ben Leathers is looking for a new member of staff for his team. The yard has fantastic facilities:- Outdoor School Jumping field Gallops 23 Acres Cross Country During this apprenticeship you will be caring for 26 horses that are eventers and schooling liveries. You will have the opportunity to groom at shows and support the team.

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Closing date: 19 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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, working 5 days out of 7, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 May 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000237537

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Ben Leathers is looking for a new member of staff for his team.

The yard has fantastic facilities:-

  • Outdoor School
  • Jumping field
  • Gallops
  • 23 Acres Cross Country

During this apprenticeship you will be caring for 26 horses that are eventers and schooling liveries. You will have the opportunity to groom at shows and support the team.

The role will also consist of yard duties:-

  • Preparing for shows
  • Turning Out
  • Mucking Out
  • Lunging
  • Riding

A competent rider is preferred for this position. The apprenticeship is based onsite in a practical environment so no need to spend all day in a classroom. If you did not gain your Maths & English GCSE's at school we will support you to gain these on programme.

You have to be a UK resident or have lived in the EU for 3 years or more in order to apply for this role.

If you hold an Equine L3 qualification you are unable to apply for this role.

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
  • Your dedicated trainer coach will visit you remotely or at work every month.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full time employment.
  • Becoming a show groom and learning how to train horses.
  • Progression onto the Level 3 Senior Equine Groom.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

There is no accommodation available on site. Livery for your own horse is available.

About the employer

Home of Ben Leathers event rider, BHS & BE accredited coach.

Employer

HOMELANDS EQUSTRIAN LIMITED

Address

BINES ROAD

PARTRIDGE GREEN

HORSHAM

RH13 8EQ

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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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