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Equine Groom

Working with and caring for horses

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £5,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer

What apprentices will learn
  • yard and field routines
  • horse anatomy, physiology and welfare
  • horse handling and grooming
  • saddlery and equipment
  • safe working practices

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must have:

  • achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G)
  • taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
1st4sport Qualifications 0113 231 1310
City and Guilds 0844 543 0000
BRS Education Limited 01638 665103
Lantra Awards Limited 02476 69 69 96
Sheldrake Training Limited 01980 845358
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.