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BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Horse Management at Trafford College

Course description

What will the course include?A BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Horse Management (Subsidiary Diploma in year 1, converting to a Level 3 Diploma in year 2). This will include the studying of units such as:- Understanding and Promoting Animal Health- Select, Fit and Evaluate Horse Tack and Equipment- Plan and Monitor Animal Feeding- Prepare Horses for Presentation- Undertake Stable and Yard Management- Understand the Principles of Horse Behaviour and Welfare- Riding and Exercising HorsesBHS Horse Knowledge, Care and Riding Stage 1 (in year 1) and Stage 2 (in year 2). These are essential and highly valued industry-specific qualifications which are a component part of the British Horse Society Assistant Instructor Certificate (the benchmark for employers).Extensive hands- on work experience at Carrington Riding Centre.

Entry requirements

You must be 16 years of age by 1st September 2014. You will ideally need 5 GCSE's at grade C (or above), including English and maths. Some discretion can be applied with applicants over 19 with relevant experience. Previous skills and knowledge in horse riding/management are not essential, but a passion for working horses is. All applicants will require an interview.

Financial information

The course is based at Carrington Riding Centre.What are the costs?There is a branded course uniform which will need to be worn at the Riding centre and the cost for this will be approximately £70 payable at enrolment/induction. All students experiencing financial difficulty can apply to the Learner Support Fund.Register your interest with Carrington Riding Centre (phone: 0161 969 5853, Email:, stating the course title and provide your personal details. We will get in touch to arrange an interview.

Further information

Contact Course Enquiries on 0161 886 7070.

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: 13 May 2016
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