Full Time Horse Care Level 2 NVQ NPTC

Norton Radstock College
In Radstock

Price on request
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Important information

Typology NVQ
Location Radstock
Duration 1 Year
  • NVQ
  • Radstock
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

As a 1 year, full-time NVQ this course is designed for school leavers and mature students who have an interest in equine studies. In the classroom you will learn the underpinning knowledge of eight mandatory units and one optional unit; all mandatory units will need to be obtained to achieve a full NVQ 2 qualification. Two days will be spent in the classroom and one day at our equine centre.

Important information

Government funding available

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Radstock
South Hill Park, BA3 3RW, Avon, England
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Starts On request
Location
Radstock
South Hill Park, BA3 3RW, Avon, England
See map

Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

NVQ 1 in Horse Care or BHS equivalent, or 4 GCSEs at grade D or above, Literacy and numacy entry levels of 1 to 2 as well as a genuine interest in working with horses. For part-time candidates, employment or apprenticeship in the equine industry.

Course programme



Animal Care - Horse Care Level 2 NVQ NPTC
Course Code:
ACHCRN2

As a 1 year, full-time NVQ this course is designed for school leavers and mature students who have an interest in equine studies. In the classroom you will learn the underpinning knowledge of eight mandatory units and one optional unit; all mandatory units will need to be obtained to achieve a full NVQ 2 qualification. Two days will be spent in the classroom and one day at our equine centre attending practical sessions. You will gain further weekly experience through voluntary work and a block placement that will run alongside your course. The NVQ is also offered as a 38 week, part-time course for students already employed full-time or apprenticed within an equine establishment.

Course Length:
1 Years

Qualification Level:
2

Award Body:
NPTC

What next after the course:
Entry onto a higher level course or into employment e.g. equine science, retail, stable hand or groom or into a range of equine sectors such as eventing, polo, racing and hunting.

Course content:
Prepare & clean stables; Maintain the health & well being of horse; Prepare horse for use; Prepare & maintain horses on grazing land; Prepare & provide non-ridden exercise & aftercare; Load & unload horse under supervision; Health & Safety; Maintain effective working relationships.
Rehabilitation of Equines

Assessments:
External assessment
Workplace assessment
NVQ portfolio

How will I learn:
Classroom lectures
Practical sessions
Placement
Voluntary Work


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