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Apprenticeship Standard in Senior Equine Groom Level 3

Location:
Kirkley Hall Campus
Level:
n/a
Course Code:
STD0012X
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Qualification:

Apprenticeship Standard in Senior Equine Groom Level 3

Start Date:
Flexible/Various

Who is the course for?

All ages, in paid employment.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

Capable of completing level 2 maths and English as determined by diagnostic screening.

They will be required to have a sound base of experience and knowledge and have the right empathy so as to promote the horses physical and psychological well-being within a safe working environment. They must adhere to safe working practices, be prepared to work in all weather conditions and often in out of hours situations.

What will I study on the course?

They will gain knowledge on how to promote the horses physical and psychological well-being within a safe working environment. The Senior Equine Groom will have knowledge of horse anatomy and physiology and the ability to assess and promote health. They will be able to recognise and treat common minor injuries and ailments. They will be capable of presenting horses to a high standard and can demonstrate the skills required to groom, plait and clip horses. Senior Equine Grooms may have the opportunity to travel nationally and internationally, preparing and caring for horses at competitions, the races, sales, shows and other public appearances. The Senior Equine Groom apprentice will need to decide in which sector of the industry they wish to be progress and select the appropriate occupational route.

Bespoke programmes delivered mainly in the workplace and college attendance at Kirkley Hall.

Progress reviews take place every 8 12 weeks. An End Point Assessment made up of Practical Observation, a Knowledge Test and a Professional Discussion Informed by Portfolio.

Apprenticeship Standard in Senior Equine Groom Level 3

Please check the College apprenticeship vacancies section to for current opportunities or contact local Engineering employers to discuss the possibility of an apprenticeship with them. You must be employed in a relevant role to complete an Apprenticeship.

How can I apply for this course?

Apply online by clicking here and registering, alternatively please contact our Help Hub on 01670 841 200, email helphub@northland.ac.uk or drop in to one of our open events.

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Where can I get any further information about the course?

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