Work Based Horse Care (NPTC) Level 1 Diploma at Kidderminster College
You will be on placement in a working yard two days per week and attend college one day per week. You will develop practical skills and knowledge as well as learning the theoretical aspects of horse care.
-Health and safety
-Principles of feeding and watering horses
-Grooming and washing horses
-Leading, controlling and moving horses under instruction.
-Maths and English
There are no formal entry requirements, but you will need to have an interest in horses and working in the relevant area. You must demonstrate the ability to work at a minimum of Entry Level 3 in English and Maths. You will be invited to attend one of our taster days in March, May or June.
A varied portfolio of evidence.
You will need to wear suitable clothing and footwear and fund your own transport to placement, which will be discussed fully at your interview.
Progression routes depend on your experience and achievement on the course, which could lead to Level 2 Horse Care, Apprenticeships and/or employment in the equine industry.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kidderminster College directly.