Level 3 Equine Apprenticeship


Course Title: Level 3 Equine Apprenticeship
Course Code: EQ122

Department: Equine Studies
Course Type: Apprenticeship

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.



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 Ops

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 Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Course Length

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.

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