Equine Studies

Introduction

Course Title: Level 3 Equine Apprenticeship
Course Code: EQ122

Department: Equine Studies
Course Type: Day Release



As a Senior Equine Groom, you will provide for and coordinate the day to day care of the horses in the workplace. You will possess all the necessary skills to lead by example and will have the knowledge required to implement effective systems relating to the running of the yard. You will be capable of organising and monitoring the quality of work and ordering and maintaining supplies.

Overview

Qualification

Level 3 Senior Equine Groom

Course Content

You will be required to undertake and have an understanding of a number of different core skills, knowledge & behaviours in order to complete this apprenticeship. These include:
Yard and field routines
Horse anatomy, physiology and welfare
Horse handling and grooming
Horse nutrition and fitness
Saddlery and equipment
Planning horse transportation
Safe working practices

If you do not already hold level 2 functional skills in maths and English (GCSE grade 4 or C), you will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End Point Assessment.

Entry Requirements

GCSE Grade 4 or C in maths and English or level 2 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.

Next Steps

You will have the opportunity to progress on to a higher level apprenticeship standard or to continue working within the industry.

Career Opportunities

Assistant yard manager Assistant instructor/Coach Competition groom Racing industry

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+

Additional Costs

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.

Location & Contact Details

Location

Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions

Helpline

Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

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