Equine groom apprenticeship Millfield School

Millfield School is an inspirational school where students are celebrated for who they are, and encouraged to discover their brilliance. We are now in a position to look for a motivated individual to join the equine team as an apprentice. Duties will include all aspects of horse care e.g. Grooming and more.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 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

    Rota pattern with exact days and shifts TBC. Early starts will be at 06:45

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000241928

  • 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 and clipping
  • Plaiting
  • Lunging training
  • Riding and exercise of horses
  • Health care
  • Feeding
  • Assisting with running of events
  • Assisting with customer care and experience
  • Functional skills if required

The training you will be getting

  • This is a 100% work-based learning apprenticeship of which the successful candidate will be awarded the Level 2 Equine Groom apprenticeship
  • Enrolling on to an 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
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The opportunity to progress on to the Level 3 Senior Equine Groom advanced apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

There is accommodation available (chargeable) should it be required. In consideration of the age group of the students the successful candidate will be engaging with, we are currently only accepting applications from individuals aged 18 years and older.

About the employer

Led by our Head of Equestrian Sports Mel Wilder, and her team of equestrian staff, Millfield School aim to offer the very best combined equestrian and academic school environment in the UK. We are also a BHS Approved Livery Yard and one of very few British schools with equestrian facilities on the campus.

Employer

Millfield School

Address

MILLFIELD

STREET

SOMERSET

BA16 0DY

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Training

Training provider

SHELDRAKE 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

Rob Dawkins

busdevmgr@sheldraketraining.co.uk

01980 845556

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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