NPTC City and Guilds Certificate in Work Based Horse Care

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Course Level: 1 Time Needed

Students will attend 1 day a week for their Year 10 and 11 of school. For students starting in September 2013 this will be a Tuesday.

Lectures start at Bicton at 10.00am and will finish at 2.30pm.

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:

  • Assisting with the care and handling of horses
  • Maintaining saf…

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Course Level: 1 Time Needed

Students will attend 1 day a week for their Year 10 and 11 of school. For students starting in September 2013 this will be a Tuesday.

Lectures start at Bicton at 10.00am and will finish at 2.30pm.

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:

  • Assisting with the care and handling of horses
  • Maintaining safe and effective working practices
  • Assisting with the cleaning the stables and yard
  • Assisting with putting on, taking off and cleaning the equipment

At this level we do not expect or allow students to ride the horses at Bicton.

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

Assessment Methods

The teaching and assessment of these subjects is usually embedded in the practical subjects covered.

A small amount of paperwork is needed for the student’s portfolio although most of the assessment is through practical observations.

Progression

Successful learners may progress to a full time post 16 Level 2 programme, Apprentiship or employment.

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

Key Staff Selena Burroughs Booking Link http://bicton.projectcosmic.org.uk
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