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Equine Groom Apprentice
(Cheval Court Stud)

Location:

Coulsdon

Course level:

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Course Duration:

16 months

Reference Number:

VAC001805846

Weekly Wage:

£172.00

Positions:

1

About this opportunity:

We are looking for an apprentice to join our friendly and supportive team. You will work with us carrying out all basic stable duties. Lessons will also be given by Sally and the yard manager and there will be an opportunity to join in some of the clinics which we hold. We guarantee that you will be trained and supported. Cheval Court Stud has 19 boxes and around 52 acres of grazing with a canter track and nearby gallops. The existing staff have worked for me for quite a few years so we are a bit like a family and everyone supports and helps each other.

A typical day involves:

  • We organise the day over a cup of coffee
  • Turn out
  • Muck out
  • Bring in
  • We then exercise the horses and groom
  • After lunch we finish the exercising
  • Tack clean
  • Turn out the night horses
  • Evening stables are done by 5 pm
  • Hay up

Apprentices will be a part of the team and will carry out all yard duties.

Desired skills

  • Applicants will need to have basic stable and riding skills from previous experience with horses and show this on application
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • A team player
  • A real love for horses
  • Reliable and trustworthy

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs or equivalent in maths and English at grade C/4/Level 2 are desired but not essential
  • Applicants must not already hold a level 2 or higher in Horse Care

Future prospects

Future full employment as a fully trained groom for the right candidate.

Things to consider

KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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