Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Devon Equine Hydrotherapy Spa Ltd (Employer)

Haddon Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 37.5 Hours Per Week Shifts TBA
12 months (duration)
15 January 2021(start date)
Equine Groom (apprenticeship standard)
12 January 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The amazing Equine Hydrotherapy Spa are looking for a level 2 equine groom apprentice to join them in their purpose built centre, dedicated to rehabilitation and performance support for equine athletes of every level.

Responsibilities

This is a unique opportunity to learn the workings of the Spa, whilst being located in the rolling hills of Mid Devon on a 250-acre private nature reserve.

We know that perfecting performance is a team effort, and work alongside a plethora of professionals to help your horse or pony reach their goals; we even have a resident award-winning Performance coach for riders who need a little guidance.

Roles include:

  • Mucking out
  • Turning out/bringing in
  • Tack cleaning
  • Tacking up
  • Feeding
  • Clipping/pulling/plaiting/trimming
  • Bathing
  • Rug changing
  • Riding – Limited as we are a rehab yard
  • First aid
  • Exercising horses from the ground (lunging, horse walker)
  • Holding for vet/farrier/dentist
  • Spa supervision
  • Water Treadmill supervision
  • Travel to clinics and competitions
  • Arena + Paddock Maintenance

Future Prospects

Possibility of Level 3 Apprenticeship

Reality Check

Livery £210 (includes hay, basic hard feed + bedding) lessons on own horse if stabled with us and free use of Spa and Treadmill for own horse.

Skills Required

Some equine experience would be beneficial

Qualities Required

Hard-working and keen to learn

Qualifications Required

Must be working at Level 1 or above in Functional Skills, or C/4 or above in GCSEs

Training Provided

  • Supported by Haddon Training
  • Level 2 Equine Groom
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