Level 2 Equine Groom
There are several pathways you can take depending on the type of employer you start your apprenticeship with:
Some of the knowledge, skills and behaviour aspects you will cover during your apprenticeship will include:
Safe working practices
Yard and field routines and duties
Horse anatomy, physiology and welfare
Horse handling, care and appearance
Saddlery and equipment
If you do not already hold Level 1 Functional Skills in maths and English (GCSE grade 2 or E), you will need to achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English prior to taking the end-point assessment.
GCSE grade 2 or E in maths and English or level 1 functional skills in maths and English. Entry is subject to a successful interview and you will undertake an initial assessment in maths and English regardless of previous qualifications. You must be working under a suitable and relevant contract of employment for a minimum of 30 hours a week. If you do not have an employer, we may be able to help you find one.
You will have the opportunity to progress on to a higher level apprenticeship standard or to continue working within the industry.
Groom Stud assistant Trek assistant
Dates & Fees
|Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Mode of Attendance||Days of the Week||No of sessions|
|We run on demand. Contact us for dates.||Day Release|
|Total Fee Full Cost||Total Fee 19-23||Total Fee 24+|
You will need access to a PC/laptop to develop your e-portfolio. You may be required to purchase PPE and/or tools to use at work.
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