Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care

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Designed for people who have some experience of equitation and horse care, this one year course is an ideal introduction for school leavers wishing to pursue a career working with horses. Kingston Maurward College has excellent facilities and well qualified staff which combine to develop your knowledge and skills, equipping you for a rewarding career in the equine industry.

Included in the course is practical instruction, theory sessions and work experience on our own yard where students gain plenty of practical experience. Successful completion of the course is the equivalent of four GCSEs at grade A* to C.

As a British Horse Society examination centre, we encourage students to take relevan…

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Designed for people who have some experience of equitation and horse care, this one year course is an ideal introduction for school leavers wishing to pursue a career working with horses. Kingston Maurward College has excellent facilities and well qualified staff which combine to develop your knowledge and skills, equipping you for a rewarding career in the equine industry.

Included in the course is practical instruction, theory sessions and work experience on our own yard where students gain plenty of practical experience. Successful completion of the course is the equivalent of four GCSEs at grade A* to C.

As a British Horse Society examination centre, we encourage students to take relevant exams and course content is applicable to the BHS exam system. Additional costs apply and applications should be made direct to the BHS.

Formerly the First Diploma in Horse Care.

Course Content

  • Horse preparation and presentation
  • Introduction to horse care
  • Introduction to biology
  • Horse industry and organisations
  • Horse handling and exercise

Work related experience in the horse industry plus the opportunity to ride and undertake British Riding Clubs progressive riding tests

Level 2 Certificate in Safe Working in the Equine Industry

4 days a week for 34 weeks. Lectures and practical sessions at Kingston Maurward plus work experience on our yard. Guest speakers and visits to a variety of equine establishments.

Where possible, trips to Badminton Horse Trials, Olympia, may be arranged (additional cost involved).

Days - Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grades E or above including Maths, English, Science and one other subject, plus commitment to succeed.

Additional Qualifications

  • BHS Riding and Road Safety Test.
  • Opportunity to sit additional BHS exams.

Progression/Employment

Employment within the equine industry, either working directly with horses or in an ancillary industry.

Progression to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management on completion of the course at Distinction level.

Equine Apprenticeship

Start Date

September 2013

Cost

Full Time Further EducationYour learning is FREE if you are a UK or EU student, aged under 19 years on 31st August in the academic year you start your course.

Aged over 19? Contacy us for details.

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