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Equine Groom Apprentice
(Warrenwood Manor Stud)

Location:

Hatfield, AL9 6JF

Course level:

Level 2

Course Duration:

16 months

Application Deadline Date:

9.4.24

Weekly Hours:

35 hours

Salary:

Apprenticeship Wage

Positions:

1

Accommodation:

None provided

About this opportunity:

Warrenwood Manor Stud is a top class private up and coming competition venue with 26 horses, beautiful 5* facilities with a mixture of horses ranging from Grand Prix Dressage and Showjumpers to top quality all rounders.

We are recruiting for an apprentice groom to join our friendly team to learn all aspects of equine care. You will be working closely with our super team to deliver a high standard of care in our 5* facilities.

Duties will include but not limited to;

  • Mucking out
  • Turning out and catching in
  • Exercising horses including LOTS of riding (for the right candidate)
  • Grooming at top competitions in dressage and show jumping

When the facilities are completed you will also be involved in the ensuring the smooth running of our events.

Desired skills and qualities

  • Must be able to work on own initiative at times and as part of a team
  • Applicants must had some experience of handling horses and show this on application
  • Committed
  • Reliable
  • Team player
  • Good communication
  • Friendly
  • Confident Rider.

Desired Qualities

  • Punctual
  • Hard Working

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE’s or equivalent in maths and English are desired
  • Applicants must not already hold a level 2 or higher in Horse Care

Future prospects

  • Progression onto level 3 for the right candidate

Training 

  • 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 onsite visits throughout the apprenticeship.
  • The apprentice will work towards an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their apprenticeship.

Things to consider

  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise
  • There is no accommodation on site, own transport would be desirable.
  • If you would like to read more about the course content, please follow this link https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/equine-groom-v1-0
  • To Apply click Apply for this Role and for our top tips on how to fill out your application form click here

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