Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
03/11/20201 YearLevel 2Full-TimeKirkley Hall CampusFull-time Vocational

You will need to have a standard of general education and competence, sufficient to benefit from and succeed on the course. Assessment of suitability is likely to be based on GCSE grades (minimum of 2 GCSEs at grade D). Students who wish to pursue the riding option will also need to take a riding assessment as part of the interview process. Mature students will be considered on their experience and skills.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

Your progress will be assessed by written assignments and continuous and formal assessment of practical work.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

The course runs for three days per week. Students will also be required to attend duties as part of their course.

This course is for anyone who would like an introduction to the career opportunities available in the land based sector, particularly in horse care.

You will study horse biology, horse behaviour, riding on the flat, horse handling, feeding and watering, industrial experience, grooming and plaiting and trimming.

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