Andy Austin

Apprentice Groom

Employer:

Andy Austin

Training Provider:

HADDON TRAINING LIMITED

Weekly wage £156.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
duration: 12 months
start: 20 December 2019
Newbury
Intermediate(level 2)
Equine Groom Level 2 (GCSE) (apprenticeship standard)
18 December 2019 (application closing date)
A great opportunity for an apprentice to work for a successful show jumper, producer of competition horses, rider coach and TV commentator. This is a non-riding position, but there is an opportunity to bring your own horse

Responsibilities

Duties to include:

  • Mucking out
  • Turning out/bringing in
  • Tack cleaning
  • Tacking up
  • Feeding
  • Filling hay nets
  • Clipping/pulling/plaiting/trimming
  • Bathing
  • Rug changing
  • Schooling
  • First aid
  • Exercising horses from the ground (lunging, horse walker, long reining, Pessoa training etc.)
  • Holding for vet/farrier/dentist
  • Grooming at day and away shows

Future Prospects

Possibility to progress onto L3 after completing L2.

Reality Check

Accommodation is available and the ability to bring a horse.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

Horse Care knowledge is essentials.

Qualities Required

  • Kind
  • Loyal
  • Hard working  
  • A willingness to learn new skills
  • Ability to complete L1/L2 Functional skills

Qualifications Required

None specified.

Training Provided

  • Level 2 - Equine Groom standard
  • Functional skills if required 

Full Training through Haddon Training Apprenticeships.

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