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Horse Management City & Guilds (NPTC) Extended Diploma Level 3 at Duchy College

Course description

This course is for anyone progressing from a level 2 qualification, four GCSE's grade 'C' and above or who has relevant industry experience.  You will need to be well motivated with good riding and interpersonal skills.

Ideal if: you are well motivated and want a professional career working with horses with emphasis on the practical abilities.

You'll need: four GCSEs at grade C or above and an appropriate level of riding ability.

You'll learn: about the theory of horse care as well as practical training. You will study through a mixture of lectures and practical lessons.

Expect: to do yard duties on a regular basis which will include some weekends.

You'll love: regular riding lessons and the opportunity to ride in student competitions.

You'll go onto: further opportunities at higher education level in a Foundation Degree in Equitation, Training & Behaviour.

Course content

On this course you will cover a range of modules including animal health, stable and yard management, principles of equitation, principles of fitness, work experience, riding horses on the flat, riding over fences and equestrian teaching.

Students attend college full time with one week in three being committed to a duty week, there is a strong emphasis on practical skills, work experience and employability skills.

Entry requirements

Students need to have completed either the level 2 Diploma in Horse Care, four GCSEs grade C and above or have relevant experience in the industry.

Future opportunities

On this course you will cover a range of modules including animal health, stable and yard management, principles of equitation, principles of fitness, work experience, riding horses on the flat, riding over fences and equestrian teaching.

Students attend college full time with one week in three being committed to a duty week, there is a strong emphasis on practical skills, work experience and employability skills.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 June 2015
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