Full time NVQ Level 1 Practical Horse Care EQ047

In Dorchester

£ 499 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    NVQ

  • Location

    Dorchester

  • Duration

    15 Weeks

Description

This course has been developed for students interested in working with horses. It is an introductory level course that is designed to allow students to develop a range of horse care skills. The work will mainly be practical, with some theory sessions to provide the underpinning knowledge for the practical sessions. As well as supporting candidates wishing to work in this chosen area, it also.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Dorchester (Dorset)
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DT2 8PY

Starts

On request

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Course programme


NVQ Level 1 Practical Horse Care EQ047
QualificationNVQ Level 1 Horse Care
Qualification Level
Level : 1
What do these levels mean?

Duration :5 days per week for 15 weeks

Times :5 days per week for 16 weeks

Dates :2 courses:
7.09.09 - 14.01.10
1.02.10 - 17.06.10

Run by : Equine Studies Department.
Tutor : Zarra Lea

Awarding Body
City & Guilds NPTC

Is it right for me?
This course has been developed for students interested in working with horses. It is an introductory level course that is designed to allow students to develop a range of horse care skills. The work will mainly be practical, with some theory sessions to provide the underpinning knowledge for the practical sessions. As well as supporting candidates wishing to work in this chosen area, it also allows progression on to other qualifications, such as a Work Based Learning Apprenticeship training programme or other Level 2 horse courses.

What qualifications will I need?
No formal qualifications required. Applicants must have a genuine interest and enthusiasm in working with horses and also have lots of stamina. Some experience of horses is required. The Equine Centre has a weight limit of 85kg (13 stone) for all riders.

What will I be learning about?
  • Stable management,
  • Feed and water horses
  • Horse handling
  • Grooming
  • Paddock maintenance
  • Tack and equipment
  • BHS progressive riding tests
  • Functional skills in Literacy, Numeracy and IT

What is involved?
This is a full time course which is delivered 5 days a week at the College for 16 weeks

What materials are required?
Basic stationery.
We have a strict uniform and equipment policy ' the uniform can be viewed on our website.

What is next?
  • NVQ 2 Practical Horse Care,
  • First Diploma Horse Care

How will I be assessed?
Portfolios of work, and observed practical assessments.

How much will it cost?
£499

Full Time Further Education
Your learning is FREE if you are a UK or EU student, aged under 19 years on 31st August in the academic year you start your course.

Money Matters
Notes
Students are required to find a work placement for one day a week work experience.

Full time NVQ Level 1 Practical Horse Care EQ047

£ 499 + VAT