Full Time BTEC National Diploma Horse Management

In Whitney

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Location

    Whitney

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description

This is a two year course supported by periods of industrial placement. It provides the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue careers in competition yards, riding schools, thoroughbred racing, breeding industry, or within a wide range of ancillary industries. The National Diploma is one of the most respected courses within the Equine Industry. Abingdon and Witney College has a purpose built.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Whitney (Oxfordshire)
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Holloway Road, OX28 6NE

Starts

On request

To take into account

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades C and above including English, Maths and Science OR BTEC First Diploma in Horse Care at Merit Level plus Level 2 literacy OR NVQ Level 2 Horse Care plus Level 2 literacy.

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Course programme


BTEC National Diploma in Horse Management

  • Subject area:Equine Studies
  • Course type:Full time



Course description
This is a two year course supported by periods of industrial placement. It provides the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue careers in competition yards, riding schools,
thoroughbred racing, breeding industry, or within a wide range of ancillary industries.
The National Diploma is one of the most respected courses within the Equine Industry. Abingdon and Witney College has a purpose built equine unit at Commen Leys
Farm. It offers students practical experience within a commercial enterprise.
In addition to a wide range of riding horses you will also have the opportunity to handle foals, young stock and brood mares. The course comprises four core units which all
students study plus a further 14 optional units which allow you to pursue more specialist career paths.
You may keep your own horses at the college stables on working livery if required.
Core Units:
• Horse Husbandry
• Stable Skills
• Industry Experience
• Animal Biology
Option Units allow you to develop specialist skills in a variety of areas, for example: equitation, competition grooming, practical stud management, equine rehabilitation and therapy, nutrition, equestrian teaching and behaviour and welfare.

Final award
Edexcel (BTEC) National Diploma in Horse Management. It would also be possible to train for BHS examinations whilst attending the course.

Entry requirements
A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades C and above including English, Maths and Science
OR
BTEC First Diploma in Horse Care at Merit Level plus Level 2 literacy
OR
NVQ Level 2 Horse Care plus Level 2 literacy.

Additional information
This course is based at Common Leys Farm.
*Students aged 16-18 will not be required to pay the full course fee, in most cases your fee will not exceed £150. Please contact us if you need more information regarding fees for full-time courses.

Code Campus Duration Start date Day(s)
EFW010P Witney Campus 2 year Sep 2010 Mon to Fri

Full Time BTEC National Diploma Horse Management

Price on request