Apprenticeship in Horse Care Level 2

Stubley Hollow Farm Limited

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: 28 Feb 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 Mar 2017

Date posted

01 Jul 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000861969

Positions

1 available

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

  • Grooming
  • Mucking out
  • Trimming
  • Plaiting
  • Lungeing
  • Health care
  • Travelling
  • Feeding
  • Grooming at competitions / riding

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

  • Must be an experienced rider.
  • This apprenticeship has living accommodation for the apprentice.

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 is physically demanding and you will need to have a certain level of fitness

About the employer

A professionally run yard - it offers a variety of services to the equestrian world.

Employer

Stubley Hollow Farm Limited

Address

Stubley Hollow

Dronfield

S18 1PP

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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

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

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 your interest in 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