Apprenticeship in Horse Care

G W Dutton

Apprenticeship in Horse Care

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£99.00

Working week

30 hours over 5 days to be agreed with employer.

Apprenticeship duration

15 months

Possible start date

07 Mar 2017

Date posted

20 Nov 2015

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000716317

Positions

1 available

Duties will include all aspects of horse care e.g.

  • Grooming
  • Mucking out
  • Trimming
  • Lungeing
  • Health care
  • Travelling
  • Grooming at competitions

Joining an SCT 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, We do everything we can to help you achieve, but we also expect some things from you, to:-

  • Always try your best
  • Be reliable at all times
  • Attend work and off-the-job training punctually and reliably
  • Be polite, tidy and cheerful
  • Complete the work set out in your Action Plans by the target date
  • Follow instructions
  • Work safely
  • Always ask if you are not sure about anything

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The applicant should ideally have some previous experience with horses.

Personal qualities

To achieve the qualification and be successful in your job you need to be hard working, reliable, punctual and able to work outdoors in all weathers and often at weekends.

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

Progression to Advanced Apprenticeship/employment in Horse Industry and related industries.

Things to consider

You will be working outside and often at weekends. Working with horses is physically demanding and you need to be fit.

About the employer

Livery Yard and Riding Stable.

Employer

G W Dutton

Address

Netherton Hall Farm

Bradbourne

Ashbourne

DE6 1PB

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Training provider

  • Diploma Level 2
  • First Aid
  • Health and Safety
  • Key Skills
  • Technical Certificate

Apprenticeship framework

Equine

Training provider

STUBBING COURT TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Stubbing Court Training Limited

Contact

Megan Peacock, 01246 566193

Other information

The hours of work will be agreed with the employer and the weekly pay will be in accordance with the hours worked. You may be asked to start early eg 7.00 or finish late eg 5.00 and some weekend work may be involved, but this will be agreed with the employer.

World class training and on-line learning available for all apprentices. International level yards in showjumping, eventing and dressage.

SCT works throughout the East Midlands and Yorkshire, with employers in riding schools, livery yards, competition yards up to international level.

Please apply through the Stubbing Court Training Ltd website

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.30 per hour from the 1st October 2015. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Employer's Application Instructions

Thank you for applying for the vacancy. Please could you now look on the information on our web site, www.stubbingcourttraining.com. Please go to the Apply Online section and print off the Apprentice Agreement and our Application form, and return as soon as possible to SCT. We will telephone you within 5 working days of receipt. Thank you.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2017