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Level 2 Equine Groom Apprentice
(Worcester Riding School)

Location:

Worcester WR8 9JF

Course level:

Intermediate

Course Duration:

16 months

Weekly Hours:

30hrs

Salary:

Annual: £7,503.60

Positions:

1

About this opportunity:

Established within its current location since 2004, Worcester riding School is a friendly, professional riding school offering children and adults the whole equestrian experience. From one to one private lessons, to group lessons, to Birthday parties for children to pub rides for the adults. We also breed and train young horses and ponies. We have a competition team on site who BD, BS and BE, opportunities to assist with the competition horses and ponies.

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will receive training and be working towards a Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship and have full training alongside working on a busy and varying yard. https://www.worcesterridingschool.co.uk/

Duties will include but not limited to;

Mucking out
Turning out and bringing in
Exercising horses
Maintaining the yard
Assisting with lessons
General welfare of the horses
Interacting with our lovely customers.

You will get to work with the competition horses and ponies alongside the riding school.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Full training provided by the employer and KEITS towards the Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship and any functional skills if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possibility of employment on completion.
  • Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship in Horse Care

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Patience, Previous Equine Experience, Good time keeping, Reliable, Keen interest in the industry

Things to consider

We are not on a bus route so reliable transport is very important. 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.

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C or 4) desirable
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C or 4) desirable

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