BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care at North Shropshire College - NSC
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING WITH ME?
Riding boots are compulsory (jodhpur or long), approved hard hat (PAS015 or BSEN1384) and hairnet, dark jodhpurs, dark jumper, riding gloves, body protectors must be worn for jumping(BETA class 3) some are available to borrow, calculator.
College clothing is available.
HOW CAN I PREPARE MYSELF BEFORE THE COURSE BEGINS?
Gain a wide variety of experience within the equine industry
WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE?
- 5 or more GCSEs at Grade D/E or above
- Appropriate NVQ level 1/Level 1 Diploma
- Appropriate experience/knowledge gained in a related working environment
- successful college interview.
Academic and practical progress is assessed in a variety of ways including individual and group work, presentations, assignments, practicals, work-based assignments and tests. Assessment is as you go along so as you complete each unit you build up the qualification while you study. Each unit is awarded a separate grade – a pass, merit or distinction.
May be extra costs for study tours and visits
There will be some costs associated with equine duty weeks (e.g. food and accommodation).
Exam/tuition fees for mature students.
(You may be able to get help with the costs from the College’s Learner Support Fund. More details are available from the Student Services team)
Please contact our Student Finance Officer - Penny Jones - on 01691 688029.
It will give you the basic skills needed for employment in the horse industry as a trainee groom or stable assistant. It also offers a progression route onto the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Horse Management course.
For further information of this course please contact the Walford Campus direct on 01939 262100.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact North Shropshire College - NSC directly.