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Level 2 Apprenticeship in the Equine Industry

Equine > Level 2 Apprenticeship in the Equine Industry

Course Duration

Part-time: 2 years (approx)

Course Location

Enniskillen Campus

Level 2 Apprenticeship in the Equine Industry

Completing an Apprenticeship programme will develop your practical skills and provide you with the underpinning knowledge relevant to your work in the equine sector.

Areas of study include:

  • Caring for horses after work
  • Clean and maintain stables
  • Cleaning and grooming
  • Feeding and watering horses
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety
  • Monitoring the health and well-being of horses
  • Plaiting and trimming
  • Preparing horses for exercise
Course Entry Requirements

Normally two Grade Cs or three Grade Ds at GCSE or equivalent, including English and Mathematics. Students who have not attained a Grade D or above in English and Mathematics at GCSE or equivalent, will complete Essential Skills qualifications in Literacy and Numeracy as part of the course. Basic skills in horse riding are essential for those wishing to undertake the riding module.

Apprentices must be aged 16-24 years and about to take up or already be in paid employment in Northern Ireland. They must be working a minimum of 21 hours a week.

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Enniskillen Campus

Enniskillen Campus provides the widest range of equine courses in Ireland. The college aims to develop a competitive equine industry and produce graduates with the capability to succeed in a wide range of careers.

      Shelley Stuart

      Key Contact

      Shelley Stuart
      Senior Lecturer (Equine)