Apprenticeships provide the opportunity to gain recognised qualifications and practical hands-on experience whilst also earning a wage. As an employee you will work alongside experienced staff to gain vocational skills which will give you career choices following your apprenticeship.
Successful completion of an apprenticeship programme will provide the skills and experience to become competent grooms, stud grooms, assistant yard managers, assistant trek leaders and rider grooms.
Equestrian Training offers various pathways through an Intermediate Apprenticeship and an Advanced Apprenticeship including Horse Care and Management, Riding, Breeding and Coaching.
- who are they for?
- who are they for?
Apprenticeships are for those over 16 years-old and not in full-time education. You may be just leaving school, seeking to start a new career, moving into a new role with your existing employer, or it may be that you already have a job you enjoy but have no recognised qualifications.
Competition for positions with employers can be fierce so you will need to show respect, commitment and be aware of your responsibilities to yourself and your employer. You will need to be happy working individually and as part of a team, demonstrating initiative and willingness to work hard.
The Equine Intermediate Apprenticeship is suitable for new equine employees or individuals looking to gain employment in the equine industry with a preference to gaining skills and qualifications in the workplace.
The Apprenticeship programme is delivered in the workplace, and supplemented with training at an approved centre. BHS (British Horse Society) students will learn in the workplace and take external BHS Stage exams.
Equine Intermediate Apprentices will gain the following qualifications:
The Equine Advanced Apprenticeship is suitable for grooms, assistant yard managers and assistant trek leaders aiming to become instructors/ coaches, yard managers, stud managers or specialist grooms.
The Apprenticeship programme is delivered in the workplace,and supplemented with training in an approved centre.
Successful completion of the Advanced Apprenticeship will include achievement of the following qualifications:
The Customer Service Apprenticeship can be applied to hundreds of job roles across many different sectors, including retail, financial services, call centres, hospitality, equestrian or sport and recreation.
This apprenticeship programme is a minimum of 12 months in duration. Delivery includes a mix of flexible blended options, including workshops, online training, coaching and mentoring and independent study to fit in with the day-to-day operation of each business and develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours included in the standard.
The Customer Service Apprenticeship Standard will enable apprentices to gain the following qualifications and skills: