Diploma in Equine / Horse Care Level 2

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Description

This course is designed for those that want to work within the animal care industries.

Areas covered include:
- Horse handling and care
- Work related experience
- Introduction to horse biology
- Feeding and watering
- Riding horses

Find out more about our equine courses here

End Qualification:

NPTC Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care

Entry Requirements:

Interview required

Students should be at least 16 years old and be able to show an enthusiastic and positive interest in an animal career.

External applicants will need 1 GCSE at grade C or above in English, maths or a science plus at least 3 grade D GCSEs. Candidates must have at least a grade D in English. Completion of a level 2 certificate in scien…

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This course is designed for those that want to work within the animal care industries.

Areas covered include:
- Horse handling and care
- Work related experience
- Introduction to horse biology
- Feeding and watering
- Riding horses

Find out more about our equine courses here

End Qualification:

NPTC Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care

Entry Requirements:

Interview required

Students should be at least 16 years old and be able to show an enthusiastic and positive interest in an animal career.

External applicants will need 1 GCSE at grade C or above in English, maths or a science plus at least 3 grade D GCSEs. Candidates must have at least a grade D in English. Completion of a level 2 certificate in science or horse / animal care plus 1 GCSE at grade C or above in English, maths or a science is acceptable.

Internal applicants will require a full level 1 qualification and full successful completion of existing course footprint (i.e functional skills) supported by a strong attendance and behaviour record. For some students an agreement will be reached to comply with an academic contract from the start of the course. Consideration will be given to exceptional circumstances.

Assessment:

This programme is continually assessed by a combination of written tests, projects, assignment work and demonstration of competence in a range of practical tasks.

Progression from this course:

Successful learners can progress onto a level 3 programme of study providing they gain merit/ distinction grades in core subjects. This will be discussed with learners via their individual learning plan whilst on the programme. Progression will be dependent on individual learner performance and course director decision. Employment opportunities include - livery yard work, nursing assistants, welfare work etc.

Locations:

Cambridge Campus (Milton) - CB24 6DB

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.

Visits fee: £80

Essential course equipment: boiler suit / equine equipment ¿ more information will be given at interview.

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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