Full-Time & A Level Courses

Farriery (introduction to) City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate

Level 2

Course code: F22D384
Type: Full Time
Duration: 1 year
Subject area: Farriery
Location: Holme Lacy
Fee: Additional Costs - £595.00,Examination - £160.00,FE Tuition - £995.00

About the course

This is a preparatory course in forgework and horse care to prepare you for entry into the specialist and competitive Level 3 Apprenticeship in Farriery. It includes both the City and Guilds Level 2 Technical Diploma in Horse Care and a bespoke forging certificate. The course provides an introduction of equine and farriery knowledge with a main element being the practical forging skills to prepare you for an apprenticeship in farriery. This course offers the expertise of our highly qualified farriery and equine tutors. To gain farriery experience you will be encouraged to undertake a period of work experience with a qualified farrier, which will help reinforce your awareness of farriery as a possible career.

Why choose us

Students will learn the professional responsibilities of the farriery trade and the role of the modern farrier within the equine industry. They will learn and practise essential forging skills in readiness to start a farriery apprenticeship.

What you could do next

Study options may include Apprenticeship in Farriery and Level 3 in Horse Management. Employment options may include farriery apprenticeship, blacksmithing (and related metalworking) or equine-based employment

Popular modules

  • Blacksmithing – Forging, Forming, Cutting, Joining and Tool Production.

  • Equine Studies – Equine Health, Feeding &Watering and Horse Anatomy

Assessment methods

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