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Horse Care Apprenticeship (Level 2 and 3) at Askham Bryan College

Course description

Work-based learning and assessment at your place of work with some college-based study. Learners must be in a paid work placement to commence an apprenticeship programme, and would usually enter at the Level 2 Apprenticeship stage before progressing to the Level 3.

Course content

Course Themes:

• Horse welfare

• Feeding and husbandry

• Transporting horses

• Health and safety

• Personal learning and thinking skills

• On-the-job and off-the-job training

• Riding (optional) • Breeding (optional)

• English and maths where applicable  

 

On the Advanced (Level 3) there is a coaching route also available

 

Entry requirements

Level 2:

Level 1 Maths and English equivalent to GCSE grade 2 (old GCSE grade E) or above, plus suitable and relevant employment and will be expected to work towards Level 2 Maths and English where this has not been achieved. 

Level 3:

Usually a Level 2 work-based qualification (Intermediate Apprenticeship) or considerable work experience, plus suitable employment.  Applicants must be acapale of achieving, or have achieved, Level 2 Maths and English.

Assessment


Ongoing at your place of work and some college study.

Financial information

For financial information please contact Student Support on 01904 772201 or email enquiries@askham-bryan.ac.uk

Future opportunities

Further study:

Higher education qualifications such as Foundation Degrees in Equine Event Management or Equine Sports Management and, if you’re successful, then on to a ‘top up’ BSc Hons degree.

Careers:

Jobs in the equine industry such as yard manager roles, with feed suppliers, teaching skills and competition riders. 

Further information

Website:www.askham-bryan.ac.uk
Telephone: 01904 772277
Email: enquiries@askham-bryan.ac.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 04 December 2017
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