This course is designed as a platform for you to get a broad range of knowledge and understanding around employability skills and requirements to support your progress into industry. You have the opportunity to learn about horse care in an intensive six month period, whilst preparing you for progression by supporting your development of employability skills or progression onto a Level 3 Diploma in Equine Management, depending on your career goals.
The diverse and fascinating equine world is growing all the time, making it an increasingly exciting industry to work in. You will have opportunities to develop practical skills working on our equine unit and also have the opportunity to gain vital work experience to develop industry knowledge and skills.
This course will start on 21 January 2019.
Six months, starting January 2019.
You will be able to progress on to the Level 3 Diploma in Equine Management.
- Understanding Mindset
- Setting Your Targets
- Presenting Information
- Problem Solving in a Place of Work
- Managing a Project
- Planning a Budget
- Working in a Team
- Valuing and Supporting Others
- Health, Safety and Security in the Workplace
- Practical Horse Care
- Fit and Maintaining Tack and Equipment.
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Four GCSEs at grade 3 or D or equivalent, preferably including Science, English and Maths, or a Level 1 qualification in a related subject. One satisfactory reference is also needed.
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care
Alice works in a yard at weekends to gain more experience in the industry. She is also a member of a local pony club and competes in cross country, show jumping and dressage competitions.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: All the staff and pupils are really helpful and friendly. I also like it that there is a variety of horses available to ride and handle at the College.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: The best thing about the course is that we get lots of hands-on working with all the horses and get to learn all about them.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: I am going to progress onto the Level 3 course at the College and then hope to have a career as an instructor.