Newark Equestrian

EQUINE GROOM LEVEL 2 APPRENTICE - Intermediate (Level 2)

Newark Equestrian (Employer)

Stubbing Court Training Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £6,708.00
30.0 hours per week Days to be confirmed. The number of days worked will be 5 days per week including weekends and bank holidays, minimum 30 hours per week, normal day is 8am to 5pm
12 months (duration)
1 June 2021(start date)
Equine Groom (apprenticeship standard)
31 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Newark Equestrian is a small, friendly, professionally run riding school near Newark-on-Trent, Notts. We are a 5-star licensed and fully insured facility with qualified instructors, we are also a Pony Club Centre. We have approximately 40 horses and ponies that are well schooled and regularly competed.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Day to day care of all horses and ponies including feeding, mucking out, field maintenance
  • Day to day horse handling and care
  • Assist with visits from farrier, vet, physiotherapist, saddler
  • Preparing horses and ponies for riding lessons
  • Meet and book in customers
  • Lead rein lessons for beginner riders

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Qualification - Equine Groom Level 2
  • On the job training at Newark Equestrian and online learning with Stubbing Court Training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Level 3 Equine Groom Advanced Apprentice

Reality Check

The apprenticeship will involve working outdoors in all weathers, is a manual job. Suitable for someone with basic horse knowledge and riding skills.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Basic knowledge of horses, Basic horse riding skills

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 or above) Desired
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