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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Equine care City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate

Level 2

Course code: M09D101
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level
Duration: 1 year
Subject area: Equine
Location: Walford
Additional Costs - £60.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website https://hlnsc.ac.uk/fees/fees-guidance/

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This programme will help prepare you for the exciting equine world and helps you get a step closer to working in the industry or further progression. The programme will give you the fundamental knowledge, skills and behaviours you will need to achieve.

What qualification will I gain?

City and Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Equine Care

Why choose us

The course develops your skills, confidence and knowledge in a friendly and welcoming environment. Our Equine unit and specialist staff will help you gain valuable experience and confidence with horses and all of the fundamental aspects of their husbandry, healthcare, equitation, nutrition and care. The programme includes trips, visits and masterclasses with a wide range of industry specialists.

What you could do next

Study options may include Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Equine Management or equivalent. Level 2 or 3 apprenticeships. Employment options may include trainee groom, stable assistant, riding school worker.

Popular modules

  • Equine Health and Welfare

  • Working Horses from the Ground

  • Horse Tack and Equipment

  • Riding on the Flat

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via External exam, synoptic assignment & written assignments

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSE grade 3 (D) or above incl. Maths & English or a Level 1 Diploma at Merit or above with equivalent English and Maths.