Extended Diploma in Horse Management Level 3

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Description

This programme is designed to provide students with the skills and technical grounding for them to provide a useful contribution in their employment within the industry.

Programme content includes:
- Equine sciences
- Work related experience
- Anatomy and physiology
- Equine behaviour and welfare
- Equine health and handling
- Equine rehabilitation and therapy
- Animal nutrition

Find out more about our equine courses here

End Qualification:

Year 1 - NPTC Subsidiary Diploma in Equine Management ¿ Level 3
Year 2 - NPTC Extended Diploma in Equine Management ¿ Level 3

Entry Requirements:

Interview required

Students should be at least 16 years old and be able to show an enthusiastic and positive interest …

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This programme is designed to provide students with the skills and technical grounding for them to provide a useful contribution in their employment within the industry.

Programme content includes:
- Equine sciences
- Work related experience
- Anatomy and physiology
- Equine behaviour and welfare
- Equine health and handling
- Equine rehabilitation and therapy
- Animal nutrition

Find out more about our equine courses here

End Qualification:

Year 1 - NPTC Subsidiary Diploma in Equine Management ¿ Level 3
Year 2 - NPTC Extended Diploma in Equine Management ¿ Level 3

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 require 5 GCSEs at grade A*-C (including maths, English and science). Completion of a full level 2 diploma at merit level or above in science or equine is acceptable. Two suitable references from an appropriate equine based work placement are encouraged.

Internal applicants will require a full level 2 qualification at merit or distinction level 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. 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:

In the first academic year learners will study units towards the subsidiary diploma in equine management. Progression onto the second year to extended diploma will depend on individual learner achievement and course director decision. Students who successfully complete the programme may progress onto a higher education programme leading to a foundation or full honours degree. NPTC programmes provide the potential for equivalent UCAS point scoring compared to 3 A levels.

Opportunities in employment include - veterinary practice, research institutions, professional yard work and equine retail businesses etc.

Locations:

Cambridge Campus (Milton) - CB24 6DB

Duration:

2 Years

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 / riding 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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