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City and Guilds Level 3 Technical Diploma in Equine Management

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Extended Diploma in Horse Management (QCF)
Code 41
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Part Time

Overview

This course provides core training for anyone wishing to develop an active career that includes riding, teaching equine science and therapy, for example. Students will get practical applied experience for all units including riding, teaching and caring for horses, science behind rehabilitation and performance, dependent on units taken.

Individuals have the opportunity to tailor units to their area of interest. Students are also encouraged to take British Horse Society (BHS) exams and Young Equestrian Leaders Awards (YELA) alongside the main course (subject to fees).

A range of pathways are available, dependent on your qualifications.

  • One-year Advanced Technical Certificate
  • One-year Advanced Technical Diploma
  • Two-year Advanced Technical Diploma. 

Details

  • Equine health
  • Equine nutrition
  • Equine behaviour and welfare
  • Horse tack, equipment and rugs
  • Riding and exercising horses
  • Competition grooming
  • Business
  • Work experience and employability skills
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 or C or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2 / First Diploma. Life experience will also be taken into account when considering applications from mature students. If the individual wants to do the riding units they will be asked to submit a video of their riding ability.

Your next steps...

Students can further enhance their employability by studying one the college's Equine degree programmes.

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