Apprenticeship in Horse Care – Equine Groom Level 2


Melton Mowbray, LE14 3LX

Closes in 10 days (Wednesday 31 July)

Posted on 2 July 2024


Day-to-day horse care including the routine care and condition of the horses, preparing them for competition or riding, health care and treatment, exercising, grooming, trimming and travelling.

Annual wage
£9,984 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)
Exact working days and shifts are to be arranged with the employer

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Wednesday 7 August


1 Year 1 Month

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:

  • Vast majority of training will take place at the yard. In addition, this will include Masterclass Sessions, Seminars, SCT Online Learning Programme. You will also be visited by a SCT Coach at least once a month
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English and maths will be provided for those without if required. If this is the case, you must also take the test for level 2.

Where you’ll work

Vale View Equestrian

Old Dalby

Melton Mowbray

LE14 3LX


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:

  • Maths & English (grade 1-9)

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
  • Number skills
  • Team working
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience
  • Physical fitness

About this company

Top competition yard

After this apprenticeship

  • Progression from Level 2 to Level 3

Ask a question

The contact for this apprenticeship is:


Kelly Salt

01246 566193

The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262037.

Apply now

Closes in 10 days (Wednesday 31 July)

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