Horse Management BTEC Subsidiary Diploma Level 3 at Doncaster College
The course is suitable for those who have achieved a Level 2 qualification in horse care or relevant vocational / industry experience. It will provide you with the skills, knowledge and vocational qualifications so that you can work in a horse related environment or progress onto Higher Education in this area.
You will be expected to be available to attend college for a minimum of two and a half days per week plus a day work experience. You must be prepared to commit to 100% attendance.
The following units must be completed to achieve the Subsidiary Diploma qualification:
- Understand and Promote Animal Health
- Understand the Principles of Animal Biology
- Select, fit and evaluate tack
- Riding and exercising horses
- Plan and monitor feeding
- Undertake and Review Work Experience in the Land-based Industries
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Undertake stable and yard management
- Either 4 GCSEs grades C and above including Maths and English and relevant industry/vocational experience
- Or Animal Care Level 2 and working at Level 2 Literacy and L1 Numeracy
- All applicants must complete an initial assessment in Maths and English and attend an interview
- Significant knowledge of the care and wellbeing of horses would be expected
This is a portfolio based assessment qualification. Assessments will be made on practical ability and assignments which demonstrate knowledge and understanding of set criteria.
This course offers UCAS points and you may have the opportunity to progress onto Higher Education.
This qualification will provide opportunities in careers including trainee veterinary nursing, horse rehabilitation, RSPCA officers, livery yard groom, exercising, teaching and training, insurance and research, stud yard manager and transporters.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Doncaster College directly.