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Horse Management Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Bicton College

Course description

It is possible to study certain units of the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management programme on a part-time and full-time basis. The Subsidiary Diploma in Horse Management offers a flexible opportunity to study at Level 3 by completing 6 units, rather than the 18 required when taking the Extended Diploma.

Course content

You can study a range of units covering theory and practical topics including:-

  • Working horses from the ground
  • Riding
  • Rehabilitation and therapy
  • Fitness and training
  • Industry experience

Any six units can be taken from the Extended Diploma route depending on interest. This can be discussed at the time of  interview.

All students carry out weekend duties on this programme, exact commitment will vary. Any riding at the College is subject to a satisfactory
riding assessment.

Functional Skills
You will also work towards nationally recognised Functional Skills qualifications (English, Maths and ICT).

Entry requirements

It is essential that your Initial Assessment results show that you are working at Level 2. You will also need to have achieved 4 GCSEs at grades A–C, including English Language, Maths and Science or equivalent.

Future opportunities

Successful students may continue in education at Bicton College or progress to employment in the equine industry.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 February 2016

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