Ms S Shimmons

Level 3 Equine Groom Apprentice (Tunstall Forest Livery) - Advanced (Level 3)

Ms S Shimmons (Employer)

Keits Training Services Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,004.80
40.0 hours per week 07:30- 17:00, days to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 40.00
16 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Senior equine groom (apprenticeship standard)
30 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Tunstall is looking for a new advanced apprentice who is keen and willing to develop their horse skills. You will not only be involved in daily yard management skills but also the training and exercising of competition and elite horses.


What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will not only be involved in every day stable management, but also the producing and exercising of elite competition horses.

Some duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Feeding and turning in/out of horses
  • Stable management and maintenance
  • Grooming and show preparation
  • Exercising, including hacking & schooling

    Due to the level of horses at this yard, if applicants do not already hold a level 2 in equine care they will need to show a extensive prior knowledge and experience with horses in their application to be considered.

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

The apprentice will gain a level 3 equine apprenticeship and full training with the employer and KEITS

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Future full time employment at Tunstall will be available for the right candidate.

Reality Check

The applicant MUST HAVE lots of experience working with horses as this is a level 3 vacancy and give examples on their applicaiton KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise. The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): The apprentice will be working to build a portfolio of evidence and will be required to pass a knowledge test and an End Point Assessment (EPA) to complete the apprenticeship.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Extensive Equine Experience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade Grade C/4 or higher) Desired
Other Level 2 in Equine (Grade Pass or Higher) Desired
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