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Horse Care Level 3 Work-Based Diploma at Writtle University College

Course description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to work effectively as an assistant supervisor at an equine establishment. This course is studied preferably as an Advanced Apprenticeship or occasionally as a 'Stand Alone' qualification.

Course content

In depth study of the monitoring and routine care of horses, competition fittening programmes, schooling, general exercising and also non-riding options such as Care of the Performance Horse.

Entry requirements

To be working in the industry and hold a Level 2 Horse Care qualification.


You will receive continuous assessment in the workplace by a qualified Assessor who will visit every two months to monitor progress and complete planned assessments.

Future opportunities

Upon completion, students can progress to BHS Stages 3 or 4. You will also have the skills required to work as an assistant yard manager or assistant stud manager.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Writtle University College directly.

Last updated date: 09 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years