Making and repairing horse saddles.
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
- Typical length
- 24 months
- Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer, but typically candidates will have experience working with leather products. Being able to double hand and single/back stitch would be an advantage.
- What apprentices will learn
- pattern measuring and construction
- hand and machine stitching
- using, maintaining and storing work equipment
- how to select and buy the right materials
- assembling and finishing products
Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:
- have achieved English and maths GCSE grades 9 to 4 (equivalent to A* to C)
- have completed a level 3 diploma in saddlery (bridle and saddle making)
- Professional registration
Apprentices will be eligible to register as a provisional individual qualified bespoke saddler with the Society of Master Saddlers UK after completing their apprenticeship.
- End-Point Assessment
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.