Work Based Horse Care (NPTC) Level 2 Diploma at Kidderminster College
You will attend a work placement in a working yard for 2.5 days per week and attend college 1 day per week. You will develop practical skills and knowledge as well as applying theoretical knowledge and aspects of horse care into the working environment.
- health and safety
- an advanced level of horsecare
- the application of skills into the workplace
Maths and English will be taught alongside the qualification.
You must be competent at working at Level 1 and demonstrate the ability to work with minimum supervision. You will also need to demonstrate your ability to work at Level 1 in English and Maths. You will be invited to attend one of the taster days in March, May or June.
Practical and theoretical assessment including a varied portfolio of work
You will need to wear suitable clothing and footwear and fund your own transport to placement, which will be discussed fully at your interview.
Progression routes depend on your experience and achievement and could lead on to intermediate and advanced horse care apprenticeships and employment in the equine industry.
Opportunities depend on personal choice and experience gained on the course.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kidderminster College directly.