This course will suit young people who would like to gain an equine qualification away from the classroom on a real working yard. Being delivered at level 1, 2 and 3 means you can start on the level that is right for you.
We run this course in affiliation with Old Mills Stables.
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You are not ready to go into employment or an apprenticeship but would rather learn in a practical environment and attend college on a part time basis.
Ideally students would have a grade C in Maths and English. However, if you come in with grades below this then you can still apply but would be expected to continue studying maths and english for one day a week at Duchy College Rosewarne.
Practical horse management skills including the general care and handling of a variety of horses, as well as riding and gaining valuable experience in the industry.
You will develop your employability and could leave with an industry reference. There are also opportunities to take the ABRS exams, which is a recognised industry qualification.
A good all-round experience in the industry and a high level of tuition and support from the qualified staff you will work with, as well as opportunities to further develop your skills with additional work experience prospects.
The friendly environment that allows you to pursue your passion of being around horses, whilst learning and gaining a qualification.
In addition there are opportunities to take part in a range of enrichment activities such as horseback archery, natural horsemanship, classical riding and to gain competition experience as a groom.
One of many pathways. You can choose to study from level 1 right through level 2 and up to level 3 on this same programme, which would put you in good stead to find employment in the industry upon completion.
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.