Cloughfields Equestrian Centre Ltd

Apprenticeship in Horse Care – Equine Groom Level 2

Employer:

Cloughfields Equestrian Centre Ltd

Training Provider:

STUBBING COURT TRAINING LIMITED

Weekly wage £117.00
30.0 hours per week Days and shifts to be arranged with the employer.
duration: 13 months
start: 7 January 2020
Sheffield
Intermediate(level 2)
Equine Groom Level 2 (GCSE) (apprenticeship standard)
31 December 2019 (application closing date)
Day to day horse care including the routine care and condition of the horses, preparing them for competition or riding, health care and treatment, exercising, grooming, trimming and travelling.

Responsibilities

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
  • Adhere to the Prevent Duty – promote British values: the rule of law, democracy and tolerance and mutual respect for others at all times, and keep yourself safe from extremism
  • Be committed to improving your English and Maths skills and using them at work
  • Complete the SCT Online Learning by the target dates
  • Attend work and all off-the-job training sessions punctually and reliably
  • Be polite, tidy, professional, organised and cheerful
  • Keep your Skillscheck at work and updated - allow time every week for this
  • Complete work set in your Action Plans by the target dates
  • Follow instructions
  • Work safely, including on the internet
  • Always ask if you are not sure about anything

Please see the website for more information www.stubbingcourttraining.com

Future Prospects

Progression onto the advanced apprenticeship.

Reality Check

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

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

World class training and online learning available for all apprentices.

International level yards in show jumping, 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

Skills Required

It would be advantageous to have some previous experience with horses.

Qualities Required

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.

Training Provided

Level 2 Equine Groom apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Functional Skills (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
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