The course content involves a mix of practial work at our own yard as well as theoretical principles taught on college main site.
The horse industry is a multi billion pound, fast moving, innovative and exciting world with excellent opportunities and many different career paths. As part of this course you will have the opportunity to study a number of different horse related topics. You will study in a practical location at our own yard and on site here at College. This will provide you with the knowledge and skills to progress into the world of work or into further education and enable you to achieve your career goals. We will work with you as individuals to ensure you get the very most out of your studies, regardless of your previous experience and knowledge. Taught by industry specialists with a wide range of skills and experiences, we really will push you to be the best that you can be and offer you advice and guidance to enable you to achieve your goals.
· Mainly grade 3s at GCSE
· NVQ Level 1 or First Diploma
or you are:
· Pre 16
· Home or Steiner educated
Units will be taught on different days of the week depending on the College timetable. You will be timetabled for one day a week of work experience. You are expected to use free time to do research and assignments.
Yes. Work experience is a mandatory element of the course. This is mostly completed at the college yard, although it is possible to have placement outside of the college environment.
You will need your own sturdy boots, overalls and wet weather gear. Further safety equipment will be dicussed with you when you start at college.