Level 3 Senior Equine Groom Apprenticeships


Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
EQ122E05/20/1 Apprenticeship

Course Information

The Senior Equine Groom will be committed to the safety and welfare of horses in their care, having a sound knowledge of horse anatomy and physiology and the ability to recognise and treat common minor injuries and ailments. They will be capable of presenting horses to a high standard and can demonstrate the skills required to groom, plait and clip horses. This apprenticeship follows a ‘core and options’ approach, allowing the flexibility to learn core subjects and then specialise.


Overview

Qualification
Course Content
  • We offer the following pathways to choose from; breeding, driving, racing, riding or non-riding.
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.
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.

Materials Required

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.


What's next?

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