Certificate In Equine Care Level 2
- September 2020
This technical qualification from City & Guilds has been designed by employers to deliver up-to-date practical and technical skills. You'll explore a range of relevant skills and subject areas, including animal health and welfare, animal nutrition, stable duties, horse riding, biology, horse tack and more. You will practise this knowledge is a real life work experience setting, typically at a livery yard, stud or competition yard.
Why Our College?
The UK equine industry is worth £7bn and is particularly strong in the East of England, which has a global reputation for horse breeding.
Gain industry experience
Our college has strong links with the industry, ensuring high quality work experience opportunities at livery stables breeders, trainers and equine charities.
Our Equestrian Centre contains an outstanding range of facilities, is a highly commended British Horse Society approved yard and hosts a wide variety of dressage competitions and events throughout the year.
This course is suited to students who hold four GCSE's at Grades 1-3 (D-G) including English & Science at 3/D, or a Level 1 qualification normally Merit profile plus 2 GCSE's Grade 3-1 (including English & Science at 3/D) or Functional Skills in English and Maths at Level 1.
Upon successful completion at Merit, you can progress to Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Equine Management. The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Horse Care may also lead to the following employment opportunities:
- Assistant groom
- Assistant yard worker
- Trekking assistant
- Assistant stud worker/hand