Level 2 Horse Care Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Tong Lane End Equestrian Centre (Employer)

Haddon Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, times TBC.
12 months (duration)
31 October 2020(start date)
Equine Groom (apprenticeship standard)
29 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Level 2 Horse Care Apprenticeship A family run show jumping yard. Producing young horses and bringing them up to top international level. They are looking for an apprentice groom to care for their horses with some riding available.

Responsibilities

They take horses from British Novice level to competing at 1.50m international shows run the show jumping yard. They work very hard producing young horses and bringing them up to top international level.

General duties to include;

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

Future Prospects

  • Possibility of Level 3 Horse Care Apprenticeship on completion of Level 2

Reality Check

  • Accommodation available

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Some experience with horses would be beneficial

Please include all information within your application form. Please note that blank application forms will not be considered.

Qualities Required

  • Successful candidate will have an interest in show-jumping and will be a confident rider

Qualifications Required

  • Must be able to work towards Level 1 or higher in Functional Skills maths and English

Training Provided

Full training through the Horse Care Apprenticeship supported by Haddon Training.

  • Equine Groom Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
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