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Equine Groom Apprentice
(Park Farm Stables Oxted)


Oxted, RH8 0SA

Course level:


Course Duration:

16 Months

Application Deadline Date:


Weekly Hours:

36 hours


Apprenticeship Wage




None provided

About this opportunity:

Park Farm Stables is a family run livery/stud yard based in Oxted, Surrey. Offering part and full livery and specialise in premium equine care. Run by on-site managers Amanda and James, who are animal lovers passionate about providing excellent livery services for horse and pony owners in Surrey and Kent.

A great opportunity for an apprentice to learn so much including breeding, AI, young horses and backing along with day to day yard routines. 

Duties to include but not limited to;

  • Mucking out
  • Yard duties
  • Turning out
  • Tacking up
  • exercising
  • Feeding
  • Assisting with young stock
  • Handling and care of competition horses
  • Helping with Livery clients/ horses

Desired skills and Qualities:

  • Previous riding experience and confidence handling a variety of horses is essential and must be shown on application
  • Good customer service skills are needed
  • Friendly
  • Reliable
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated
  • Flexible
  • Driven

Desired Qualifications 

  • English and maths GCSE’s, or equivalents, are desired.
  • Driving licence (desirable due to location or must have the means to travel to location).
  • Applicants must not already hold a level 2 or higher in Horse Care to be eligible for a level 2 apprenticeship, unless the employer will consider and can train for a level 3 senior groom.

Future prospects

  • Gain qualifications, attend shows and gain riding experience
  • Potential future employment for the right candidate
  • Yard Manager / Equine Groom


  • 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.
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