Equine Groom Apprenticeship - Riding School and Competition Venue BOLD HEATH EQUESTRIAN CENTRE

Bold Heath Equestrian Centre is a best-in-class riding school and competition venue located in the heart of the beautiful Cheshire countryside, and they are looking for an apprentice to join their team.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 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

    Working days and shifts to be agreed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    30 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000254146

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Run by a BHS Accredited Coach, 2* eventer rider and BE course designer. It has a BHS approved riding school. They run BE, BS, BD events. Excellent facilities and top class livery yard catering for all types.

The candidate will lead a varied role duties including:

  • Supporting the shows
  • Riding
  • Lunging
  • Mucking out
  • Clipping
  • Travelling to shows
  • Turning out and catching in
  • Feeding
  • Getting the school horses ready for sessions and much more

This location are happy to accept a non rider. There is an option to bring your own horse on livery.

The training you will be getting

  • A level 2 Equine Groom certificate will be awarded on successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills (if required)
  • All training will take place within the workplace
  • Your dedicated trainer coach will visit you at work every 4 weeks.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression onto the Level 3 Senior Equine Groom apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Bold Heath Equestrian Centre is a best-in-class riding school and competition venue located in the heart of the beautiful Cheshire countryside. Run by a BHS Accredited Coach, 2* eventer rider and BE course designer. It has a BHS approved riding school. They run BE, BS, BD events. Excellent facilities and top class livery yard catering for all types.

Employer

BOLD HEATH EQUESTRIAN CENTRE

Address

HEATH HOUSE FARM

WARRINGTON ROAD

BOLD HEATH

WA8 3XT

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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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