The Equine Care Diploma Level 2 is for students who wish to follow a career within the equine industry whether it be a stable hand, riding instructors or a breeder. The equine sector is an exciting and well-respected industry, which is rapidly expanding in the UK, contributing £7 billion a year to the economy. There are opportunities for employment ranging from livery operations to thoroughbred racehorse training.
The course incorporates a range of topics which includes significant practical aspects at a local riding school. Work experience opportunities are also available. Practical skills, clothing, tacking and riding are covered in both practical and theory elements of the course.
As part of this new qualification, you will cover:-
In order to be considered for this course, you will need to have:-
You will need to attend an interview to ascertain your suitability for this course
This Level 2 Diploma will enable you to progress onto an Equine Level 3 Diploma, and further your progression towards a career in any of the following areas.
At the end of this one year course you will achieve a Level 2 Diploma in Equine Studies.
Tackling both practical work and academic theory, you will divide your time between Kidderminster College main campus and our stables in Hartlebury.
This course covers 16 hours of study per week.
Assessment for this Level 2 Diploma will evolve around portfolio work.
Students aged 19+ will be subject to fees. Student finance offers help with Advanced Learner Loans and support to students, please contact Student Services on 01562 512003 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
While on the course we would expect you to bring equipment to classes to assist with completing lesson tasks, such as;
After you've completed KC's Equine Care Level 1 Diploma and attained a merit or above, you can move on to: