The Level 3 Senior Equine Groom is a practical, hands-on programme where provide for and coordinate the day-to-day care of the horses in the workplace. The Level 3 Senior Equine Groom apprenticeship is approximately 21 months in duration (18 months training and 3 months EPA) and covers the key competencies required to successfully work as a groom, under supervision on an equine yard.
*Note we only offer the riding and non-riding specialised routes for this apprenticeship.
Primary roles of a Senior Equine Groom apprentice:
The Senior Equine Groom is an integral part in the life of the horse, providing essential day-to-day care. They will possess all the necessary skills to lead by example and will have the knowledge required to implement effective systems relating to the running of the yard. They will be capable of organising and monitoring the quality of work and ordering and maintaining supplies. They will be capable of offering advice, support and guidance to their team, whilst possessing appropriate people skills necessary for the dressage and wider equine sector.
The Senior Equine Groom will have a sound knowledge of horse anatomy and physiology and the ability to assess and promote health. They will be able to recognise and treat common minor injuries and ailments. They will be capable of presenting horses to a high standard and can demonstrate the skills required to groom, plait and clip horses.
Training is delivered by our team of qualified tutors at your workplace or another suitable venue and remote sessions as required. Learners are supported to achieve the Community Activator Coach apprenticeship criteria via the use of support resources and optional e-learning modules.
If required, learners will also be supported by their tutor to gain Level 1 or 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths.
The Level 3 Senior Equine Groom apprenticeship is designed to develop the key competencies required for individuals to look after an equine yard and supervise a team of workers in the management of the horses.
Individuals will gain the knowledge and skills required to look after an quine yard. This will include implementing effective systems relating to the running of the yard and monitoring the quality of work and management of supplies.
Teaching & Learning
Ongoing Assessment of KSBs
Tracking of Progress & OTJ Training
Internal Quality Assurance
End Point Assessment
Completion & Certification
Contract Requirements and Training Costs
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