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CITY AND GUILDS LEVEL 2 TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE IN EQUINE CARE

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

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

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title CITY AND GUILDS LEVEL 2 TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE IN EQUINE CARE
Code 60308345
Qualification Type Vocationally-related Qualification (VRQ)
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time

Overview

This course has been developed for ambitious people wishing to pursue a career within the equine industry.

The Level 2 Diploma provides students with an excellent opportunity to develop a sound knowledge and understanding in horse care and or riding through a mix of practical, classroom and work-based study.

This course allows for some flexibility in the units taken. Some units that may be taken dependent on the interest of the individual are below.

Details

Carry out and understand the principles of feeding and watering horses

Undertake routine stable duties

Undertake horse handling

Fit and maintain horse tack and clothing

Undertake work-related experience in the land-based industries

Introduction to riding horses on the flat

English and Maths, as required.

Please note, the units studied may vary depending on the options chosen. Riding and non-riding options are available.

How will it be delivered?

Work will be assessed using a variety of written assignments, practical assessments and formally externally marked exams.

GCSE / Functional Skills exams in Maths and English will be compulsory if these have not been achieved at grade 4 when you start the course.

Level 2 courses can be achieved to a pass, merit, distinction or distinction * grade.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above. You must have grade 2 or 3 in Maths, English and Science. Equivalent qualifications may also be considered.

For the riding option, you must also demonstrate a suitable level of riding. We also have a maximum weight limit of 13 stone.

Your next steps...

Students can progress on to the Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate in Equine Management or an apprenticeship programme

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