Do you want a qualification that can set you towards your first steps in an equine career? This course offers the opportunity to improve the necessary practical skills to move towards employment (e.g. Yard Groom).
This course starts in September
Level 1 Diploma
Overview & Modules
You will gain practical hands on experience working and learning about a variety of stable management topics, and how to work with horses in a safe and efficient way. There will be dedicated practical stable duties on the college equine yards.
Subjects will include:
Feeding and watering horses
Grooming and washing
Rugs and tack
You will also develop a number of skills including numeracy, literacy and digital skills throughout the course.
There is an option to improve your ride skills on this course and you will have the opportunity to train towards BHS qualifications.
How will I be assessed?
Practical and written assessments throughout the year.
You should have basic literacy and numeracy skills in order to complete this qualification
You will attend an interview with the course tutor
Continue your studies
Following successful completion, progress to Level 2 Extended Certificate/Diploma in Horse Care.
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