Equine Groom Apprenticeship - International Showjumping

Jonathan Shudall - Frankby Farm


Closes in 9 days (Sunday 28 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 28 May 2024


Frankby Farm are looking for a committed and passionate individual who has experience with horses, to travel abroad with them and gain experience on the showjumping circuit. The successful candidate will be enrolled onto an Equine Groom Apprenticeship and will be given a foundation and full support to develop their skills.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

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

Training course
Equine groom (level 2)
Working days will be discussed with the employer.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August


1 Year 3 Months

Positions available



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

Equine Groom Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • All training will be carried out at the employer's premises, supported by the employer, and carried out by Haddon Training
  • Functional skills if required

Where you’ll work




CH48 1PH


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


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.


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.


  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience
  • Physical fitness

Other requirements

Accommodation and livery for own horse is available. Willingness to travel abroad is essential in this role. Riders and non-riders alike are welcome to apply for this position. If the candidate is a rider, they must be competent as Frankby Farm only have competition-fit horses.

About this company

Frankby Farm is a international 1.45m level private showjumping yard contained in a lovely setting with outdoor school. The employer competes nationally on a weekly basis and therefore, offer endless opportunities to train and learn.

After this apprenticeship

  • Upon completion of the apprenticeship, the successful candiate may have the opportunity to enrol onto the advanced (level 3) apprenticeship or to join Frankby Farm as a full-time member of the team

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The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000253526.

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Closes in 9 days (Sunday 28 July at 11:59pm)

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