What will the apprentice be doing?
We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and dedicated Apprentice who is looking to further their knowledge and skills. The successful candidate will work alongside our current team handling and caring for our horses.
A high standard of care and attention to detail will be expected to maintain the company image we pride ourselves on. Plus, on site accommodation if required.
Yard Duties will include-
- Turning out and bringing in
- Mucking out
- Feeding, watering and haying
- Clipping and trimming
- Maintaining the cleanliness of the yard at all times
- Tacking up
- Lunging/ long reining
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly, hard working team at this livery and rehabilitation yard. You will have opportunities to work alongside vets and other professionals with rehabilitation and fitness cases, stud work and training on our Salt Water Treadmill Within the role the successful candidate will be working towards a Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship and may progress to a Level 3 Senior Groom Apprenticeship.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Full training to be provided by the employer and KEITS at the place of employment.
- The applicant will be working towards and gain a Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship Standard.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
The opportunity to move onto a Level 3 Senior Groom Apprenticeship should the position be available for a suitable candidate.
Reality CheckThe learner will be allocated an industry specific training consultant who will provide both remote and on site visits throughout the apprenticeship. The apprentice will work towards an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their apprenticeship.
Skills RequiredTeam working, Previous Equine Experience, Committed, Enthusiastic
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C or 4) Desired