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Event Groom Apprentice
(Bullimore Eventing)

Location:

Keysoe, MK44 2JA

Course level:

Level 2

Course Duration:

16 months

Application Deadline Date:

19.3.24

Weekly Hours:

40 hours, depending on age.

Salary:

£6 p/h

Positions:

2

Accommodation:

For you and your horse if required

About this opportunity:

Bullimore Eventing is an established and successful International Event Yard, owned and run by Sarah Bullimore, competing horses from 4yo to 5* and Championship level. We also have a successful breeding program producing quality competition horses for the future.

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice groom for international event yard.

Chance to join professional and successful team in a serious but fun environment. Learn the general day to day smooth running of the  busy competition yard with horses ranging from foals to 5*.

General Yard Duties to include but not limited to;

  • Mucking out
  • Feeding
  • Turning out etc
  • Maintaining the facilities
  • Hacking
  • Fittening
  • Ground Work
  • Helping with some Backing.
  • Preparing for & Grooming at National & International Competitions. Sole Charge of Yard at times.

Great Opportunities for the right person who is hard working, enthusiastic and reliable. Tuition & competition with own horse possible and onsite accommodation available.

Desired Skills & Qualities

  • Must have a Love of Horses, be Willing to Learn and Part of a Team.
  • Capable of handling fit competition horses and exuberant youngsters.
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain and turn out to highest standards.
  • Reliable, honest and hard working with a good sense of humour and desire to learn.
  • Driver with own transport preferable.

Desired Qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent in Grade c/4 in maths and English desirable but not essential.
  • Applicants must not already hold a level 2 in equine.

Expected Career Progression

  • Progression onto level 3 for the right candidate. If you already hold a level 2 the employer is happy to consider a Level 3 candidate. Further training and employment available for the right candidate is available.

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 on site 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 so own transport or means to commute to work is required.
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  • Non Smoking Position

 

 

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