This course is designed for newcomers to the industry who wish to develop their knowledge of racehorses in a yard environment.

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Duration

Full time or Part time*

Cost

Fully funded for most learners - contact us to discuss

Entry Level

Beginner

Qualification

SCQF Level 5 SCQF Level 5 - Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations (OFQUAL) Level 2 equivalent to meet regulations under the British Horseracing Authority

Dates & Locations

Borders College

SRUC

*These awards can be offered on a full-time, part time, block release, day release or evening basis. Combination of delivery is also a possibility. *

The structure of these qualifications allow a high degree of flexibility in delivery due to their practical nature. The likely format will be a day a week in college and assessment in the workplace however it is subject to change depending on uptake of the course.

Get in touch to discuss the dates and locations.

* This may be a combination of block release, day release or evening basis. The likely format will be a day a week in college and assessed in the workplace however, it is subject to change depending on uptake of the course.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the candidates with an understanding of the principles for caring for racehorses and how these principles can be applied in practise. The course will introduce the learner to the routine care, healthcare, feeding and exercise requirements of racehorses. They will also be able to prepare, load and unload horses as would be required ahead of escorting a horse to the races. Throughout this qualification the emphasis will be on safe working and skills required for initial employment in the racing industry.

The course delivers the skills and knowledge required to care for racehorses and carry out general routines.

Apply for this course

The course is registered through our partner training providers, SRUC and Borders College.

please click the link below to apply directly with them.