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Apprenticeship Standard in Equine Groom Level 2

Kirkley Hall Campus
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Apprenticeship Standard in Equine Groom Level 2

Start Date:
10 September

Who is the course for?

All ages, in paid employment.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

Capable of completing level 1 maths and English as determined by diagnostic screening. Interested in working with horses and able to work outdoors and complete physically demanding tasks.

What will I study on the course?

Individuals will learn about the safety and welfare of the horses in their care. They will gain theoretical knowledge and understanding, practical experience and develop empathy to maintain horses physical and psychological well-being within a safe working environment. They will be involved with feeding, grooming, cleaning equipment, and handling, preparing, exercising the horses and carrying out routine yard duties. This is a practical, hands on occupation where apprentices will work under supervision individually or as part of a diverse team.

Bespoke programmes delivered mainly in the work place with occasional attendance at Kirkley Hall if required.

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 Equine Groom Level 2

Please check the College apprenticeship vacancies section for current opportunities or contact local equine 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 or drop in to one of our open events.

Alternatively, if this is the course for you please click Book and Enrol Now – please note this option is only available for certain courses.

Where can I get any further information about the course?

You may find further information within this website including within case studies and our media gallery. You may also come along to an open event – dates of college events are listed here

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