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Equine Groom Apprentice
(Cow City Livery)


Reading RG7 1UP

Course level:

Level 2

Course Duration:

16 months

Application Deadline Date:


Weekly Hours:

30 to 40 hours


Apprenticeship Wage




None provided

About this opportunity:

A busy, fun and friendly livery yard with lots to keep our new apprentice busy and many opportunities to get involved in to support their learning. In a great location with a fun and supportive team there is always something going on both on the yard and out and about.

A great opportunity to join our busy yard and help look after our horses, general yard duties and horse care management with some opportunities to attend shows. We are an incredibly laid back, friendly and supportive team to join and will support our new apprentice in their learning  and help them to follow their dreams within the equine industry.

Duties to include but not limited to;

  • Turning out and bringing in
  • Mucking out
  • Feeding, watering and haying
  • Grooming
  • Clipping and trimming
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the yard at all times
  • Bandaging
  • Tacking up
  • Riding opportunities for the right candidate!

Desired Skills and Personal Qualities

  • Prior experience with horses, must be show on application.
  • Good time keeping
  • Excellent communication
  • Willingness to learn
  • Team player
  • Initiative

Desired Qualifications

  • GCSE’s Grade C/4 or higher in English and Maths are desired but not essential
  • If applicant already holds a level 2 in equine a level 3 may be considered.
  • If applicants holds a level 3 in equine they will sadly not be eligible.

Future Prospects

  • Advanced apprenticeship or employment within the business if the position should arise.

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 apprentice will be working to build a portfolio of evidence and will be required to pass a knowledge test and an End Point Assessment (EPA) to complete the apprenticeship
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  • Full training to be provided by the employer and KEITS at the place of employment.
  • The applicant will be working towards and gain a Level 2 equine groom Apprenticeship
  • The learner will be allocated an industry specific training consultant who will provide both remote and on site visits throughout the apprenticeship.
  • The apprentice will work towards an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their apprenticeship.


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