This Level 3 Diploma specialises in Equine Management and is ideal for anyone who wishes to enter the equine industry, whether that be working within the wider allied equine services, the business sector associated with the industry or working hands-on with horses.
Learning and building on the essentials of working with horses, this qualification will focus on planning and carrying out stable yard operations, horse health care, feeding and nutrition and fitting and evaluating tack and equipment.
Over the study period, you'll acquire further practical skills such as working and exercising horses from the ground, horse presentation skills (grooming, clipping, trimming and plaiting) and you'll also learn about horse biology.
You'll spend one day a week at Bank Farm Equestrian and carry out theoretical classes at college Main Campus.
Part of this qualification, you'll acquire the skills to undertake equine event management and gain the intrinsic and essential knowledge and understanding about the principles of equitation.
As part of this new qualification, you will cover:-
In order to be considered for this course, you will need the following:-
As well as:-
You will need to attend an interview to ascertain your suitability for this course
Completion of this course will allow you to further your progression into a career in any of the following areas:
At the end of this one year course you will achieve a Level 3 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.
And yes, you will have to get involved in mucking out the animals!
Assessment for this Level 3 Diploma will revolve around portfolio work.
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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 email@example.com for more information.
While on the course we would expect you to bring equipment to classes to assist with completing lesson tasks, such as;
There are so many career possiblities once you have this qualification under your belt!
Jockeys, Stable Hands, Trainers, Grooms, Stud Managers, Riding Instructors, Breeders, Equine Physiotherapists