Level 3 Equine Apprenticeships


Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Equine Studies EQ122E05/19/1 Apprenticeship

Course Information

As a Senior Equine Groom, you will provide for and coordinate the day to day care of the horses in the workplace. You will possess all the necessary skills to lead by example and will have the knowledge required to implement effective systems relating to the running of the yard. You will be capable of organising and monitoring the quality of work and ordering and maintaining supplies.


Overview

Qualification
  • Level 3 Equine Apprenticeship
Course Content
  • You will be required to undertake and have an understanding of a number of different core skills, knowledge & behaviours in order to complete this apprenticeship. These include:

    Yard and field routines
    Horse anatomy, physiology and welfare
    Horse handling and grooming
    Horse nutrition and fitness
    Saddlery and equipment
    Planning horse transportation
    Safe working practices

    If you do not already hold level 2 functional skills in maths and English (GCSE grade 4 or C), you will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End Point Assessment.
Entry Requirements
  • GCSE Grade 4 or C in maths and English or level 2 functional skills in maths and English.

    Entry is subject to a successful interview and you will undertake an initial assessment in maths and English regardless of previous qualifications. You must be working under a suitable and relevant contract of employment for a minimum of 30 hours a week. If you do not have an employer, we may be able to help you find one.
Next Steps
  • You will have the opportunity to progress on to a higher level apprenticeship standard or to continue working within the industry.
Career Opportunities
  • Assistant yard manager, Assistant instructor/Coach, Competition groom, Racing industry.

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
Throughout the Year Dependant on apprenticeship
Attendance
Mode of attendance
Full-Time
Timetable
Day of the week Number of sessions
Dependant on apprenticeship Dependant on apprenticeship
Course Fees

There are no course fees for eligible students. Students will also earn a full-time wage while they are working for their apprenticeship employer.
You will need access to a PC/laptop to develop your e-portfolio.You may be required to purchase PPE and/or tools to use at work.

Materials Required


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