The Racing Groom is an integral part of the team in a racehorse yard.
Full-time or part time*
Fully funded for most learners - contact us to discuss
Intermediate (includes non-riding option)
SCQF Level 5 SCQF Level 5 - Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations (OFQUAL) Level 2 equivalent to meet regulations under the British Horseracing Authority
*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 assessed in the workplace however, it is subject to change depending on uptake of the course.
Get in touch to discuss the dates and locations.
|NEWU 45||Racehorse Care: Safe Handling of Thoroughbred Horses||5||1|
|NEWU 45||Racehorse Care: Preparation for Ridden Work (Tack and Equipment)||5||1|
|FV9W 11||Horse Care: Equitation 2 - I2(FV9W11) (1.0) Or Horse Care: Equitation 3 - H(FV9X12) (1.0)||5||1|
|D0VF 11||Personal Wellbeing and Exercise - I2() (1.0)||5||1|
|J3XD||Escort Racehorses to Race Meetings||5||1|
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the candidates with an understanding of the principles for preparing thoroughbred horses for riding and subsequent riding activities and how these principles can be applied in practice. The course will introduce the learner to a variety of equipment they will need to understand, apply and manage. Throughout this qualification the emphasis will be on safe working and skills required for initial employment in the racing industry. All of these qualifications have been developed in consultation with Scottish trainers
please click the link below to apply directly with them.