Equine Groom Apprenticeship

SWALLOWFIELD EQUESTRIAN LTD

SOLIHULL, B94 6JD

Closes in 5 days (Sunday 28 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 4 June 2024


Summary

We are looking for a hard working and enthusiastic individual to join our small but professional team and develop their skills within the equine industry. Providing the day to day care of the horses on livery with us. Riding will be available to the right candidate.

Annual wage
£11,980.80 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Equine groom (level 2)
Hours
Shifts to be confirmed. Will be required to work at least one weekend day.

36 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August

Duration

1 Year

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • All training to be completed on site with the employer and your dedicated trainer coach from Haddon Training, this will be done one day a week as part of your off the job training.
  • You will achieve the Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship qualification, and you will also complete level 1 or 2 English and/ or maths functional skills if required. Opportunity to step on to Level 3 once completed Level 2.

Where you’ll work

RISING LANE

LAPWORTH

SOLIHULL

B94 6JD

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

HADDON TRAINING LIMITED

Your training course

Equine groom (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents

Your training plan

This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

Requirements

Desirable qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in:

  • English (grade 4)
  • Maths (grade 4)

Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Team working
  • Patience
  • Physical fitness
  • Happy to work outdoors

Other requirements

This role will require the candidate to work outdoors in all weathers.

About this company

Swallowfield Equestrian Centre is a BHS highly approved livery yard and Dressage Competition Centre.

http://www.swallowfieldec.co.uk (opens in new tab)

After this apprenticeship

  • There is a potential to progress on to the Level 3 Senior Equine Groom for the right candidate.

Ask a question

The contact for this apprenticeship is:

SWALLOWFIELD EQUESTRIAN LTD

Jo Swain

Info@swallowfieldec.couk

The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000253520.

Apply now

Closes in 5 days (Sunday 28 July at 11:59pm)

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