Horse Care (Level 2)
About This Course
Why Choose this course?
An Apprenticeship in Horse Care is ideal for you if you have experience of horses and are considering a career in the equine industry.
Apprenticeships allow you to ‘Earn whilst you learn’ meaning you will have the opportunity to experience real day-to-day work as an employee as well as gaining a nationally recognised City & Guilds qualification.
If you are passionate about horses and are looking for a qualification which has a significant practical element then look no further!
Apprentices aged 19 and under will receive, at a minimum, the National Minimum Wage for Apprenticeships (£2.65 per hour).
Apprentices aged 19 and over will receive a minimum of £2.65 per hour in their first year and then receive, at a minimum, the full National Minimum Wage, appropriate to their age, in subsequent years.
I really enjoyed my time doing the level 2 Horse Care qualification and learnt so much throughout the course. My assessor was very helpful and guided me well through my course, enabling me to complete it to the best of my ability
Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Horse Care
The Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Horse Care consists of the following:
- City & Guilds NPTC Diploma in Work Based Horse Care Level 2
- NPTC Level 2 Award in Business for the Environment and the Land Based Sector
- Functional Skills Maths Level 1
- Functional Skills English Level 1
- Completion of the Lantra Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook - Equine
In order to join this programme you will need to be employed in a suitable horse care environment. If you are having trouble finding a suitable position please contact us, we may be able to help.
You will need to complete a portfolio and pass work based practical assessments and take on-line assessments to establish knowledge and experience. You will be assessed and supported by one of the College’s assessors and will be mentored by your employer in the workplace.
Progression & Employment Prospects
Once you have completed this programme you may wish to continue your learning by undertaking the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Horse Care and Management.
Information on the required employer contribution is available on request.
Find an apprenticeship job vacancy with the:
Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service
Further apprenticeship information:
About Apprenticeships / All Apprenticeship Courses / apprenticeships.org.uk
Not everyone may be interested in undertaking an Apprenticeship and yet would still like to undertake a work-based learning qualification. Unfortunately in such circumstances funding support is not available and therefore full course fees shall apply.