Edexcel BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Equine Studies

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Course Level: 3 Time Needed

Students are required to attend one day a week, either Monday or Tuesday for Year 12 and 13 students.
Times of attendance are between 9.15am – 4.50pm.

Course Description

The aim is to meet the needs of learners who work or wish to work in the Equine industry and to allow the students to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment or career progression in the Horse Care sector. We use naturally occurring opportunities and every week students will be timetabled on our working yards to carry out practical tasks.

Units include:

  • Animal Health
  • Working horses from the ground
  • Competition Grooming
  • Horse Tack and Equipment
  • Stable and Yard M…

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Course Level: 3 Time Needed

Students are required to attend one day a week, either Monday or Tuesday for Year 12 and 13 students.
Times of attendance are between 9.15am – 4.50pm.

Course Description

The aim is to meet the needs of learners who work or wish to work in the Equine industry and to allow the students to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment or career progression in the Horse Care sector. We use naturally occurring opportunities and every week students will be timetabled on our working yards to carry out practical tasks.

Units include:

  • Animal Health
  • Working horses from the ground
  • Competition Grooming
  • Horse Tack and Equipment
  • Stable and Yard Management
  • Riding*

* Subject to a riding, weight assessment and parental/guardian consent – Level 2 students may be able to select the riding option available.

Functional Skills
You will also work towards nationally recognised functional qualifications in English, Maths and ICT.

Assessment Methods

The teaching of these subjects will be a combination of both theory and practical sessions as well as independent research.

Assessment strategies will consist of written evidence, research, reports, practical assessments and presentations.

Progression

Successful learners may progress to a Higher Education programme or employment.

The BTEC Subsidiary Diploma earns UCAS Tariff points which combined with A levels can gain entrance into University.

All progression routes are reliant upon the student reaching certain levels in Literacy and Numeracy.

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