City & Guilds Diploma in Work-based Horse Care - Level 2

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Description

A vocational qualification which combines practical skills with the necessary knowledge and understanding. Units include: Mucking out and yard maintenance, feeding and watering, health care, health and safety and working with others. Optional units to include: Grooming, plaiting, fitting tack, rugging and bandaging, grassland management, travelling and lungeing. Management or Riding pathways can be undertaken.

End Qualification:

City and Guilds Diploma in Work-based Horse Care - Level 2

Entry Requirements:

Interview required

A keen interest in horses and their care. Previous experience in horse care or Level One Diploma/BHS Stage 1.

Assessment:

Training and assessment takes place on the yard…

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A vocational qualification which combines practical skills with the necessary knowledge and understanding. Units include: Mucking out and yard maintenance, feeding and watering, health care, health and safety and working with others. Optional units to include: Grooming, plaiting, fitting tack, rugging and bandaging, grassland management, travelling and lungeing. Management or Riding pathways can be undertaken.

End Qualification:

City and Guilds Diploma in Work-based Horse Care - Level 2

Entry Requirements:

Interview required

A keen interest in horses and their care. Previous experience in horse care or Level One Diploma/BHS Stage 1.

Assessment:

Training and assessment takes place on the yard with quality assurance provided by the College of West Anglia by means of observed practicals and portfolio samples. This means that the candidate is in a more relaxed environment for assessment whilst having the assurance of a robust appeals system should a disagreement occur.

Progression from this course:

City and Guilds Diploma in Work-based Horse Care and Management – Level Three, BHS Stage 3, City and Guilds Diploma in Horse Care 3 (Cambridge campus based), etc.
Also further training or employment, for example - farrier, equine dentist, groom, etc

Locations:

External Centre -

Duration:

1 Year

Start times:

September 2013

How to Apply:

Please apply online using the general college application form

Course Costs:

All students on full-time courses will need to pay a materials / resources fee. Details will be provided before enrolment. If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay tuition or registration fees for your course. For students aged 19 or over, there will be a tuition fee (depends on the course) for each year of the course as well as a registration fee (which includes exam fees). However, many students will be eligible for reduced fees and / or financial support towards the costs. Click here for detailed information. Please contact Student Services if you have further queries.

Additional Information:

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to apply to the college's learner support fund for financial support with the costs associated with your studies. For more details, please click here or contact student services on 01553 815271 (King's Lynn campus) or 01945 582561 (Isle campus) or 01223 860701 (Cambridge campus)

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