Horse Care Level 2 Extended Certificate at Northumberland College
This course is for anyone who would like a introduction to the career opportunities available in the land based sector, particularly in horse care.
You will study horse biology, horse behaviour, riding on the flat, horse handling, feeding and watering, industrial experience, grooming and plaiting and trimming.
You will need to have a standard of general education and competence, sufficient to benefit from and succeed on the course. Assessment of suitability is likely to be based on GCSE grades (minimum of 2 GCSEs at grade D). Students who wish to pursue the riding option will also need to take a riding assessment as part of the interview process. Mature students will be considered on their experience and skills.
Your progress will be assessed by written assignments and practicals.
After completing the course you could progress into employment, or onto a level 3 qualification.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.