Apprenticeship in Horse Care

Landown Farm

Day to day horse care including the general care and condition of the horses, preparing them for competition or riding.

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

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£99.00

Working week

30 hours per week to be arranged with the employer

Apprenticeship duration

12 - 18 months

Possible start date

07 Apr 2017

Date posted

15 Dec 2015

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000756243

Positions

1 available

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

  • Grooming
  • Mucking out
  • Trimming
  • Lunging
  • 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

  • It would be advantageous to 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

Things to consider

  • You will be working outside and often at weekends. 
  • Working with horses can be physically demanding so a level of fitness is required

About the employer

Landown Farm Riding Stables is a horse Riding School/equestrian centre in Derby, Derbyshire offering horse-riding lessons and/or other equine facilities, stables, dressage, saddlery or livery.

Employer

Landown Farm

Address

Landown Farm

Bakeacre Lane

Findern

Derby

DE65 6BH

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Training provider

  • Diploma Level 2 Horse Care
  • First Aid
  • Health and Safety
  • Functional 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 e.g. 7.00am or finish late e.g. 7.00pm and some weekend work being involved, but this will be agreed with the employer

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

For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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 www.stubbingcourttraining.com

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: 31 Mar 2017