Key Stage 4:

The Vocational Opportunities Programme


Also offered at Burrow’s Lane and Croft End*

Based at our Equestrian Centre, which has all the facilities you would expect at a professional training centre, you will be taught by our knowledgeable experienced and supportive staff, many with elite industry experience.

What will I be doing?

  • Horse Care and Management
  • Health and Condition
  • Feeding and Fittening
  • Grooming
  • Stable Management

You will not be riding the horses

Where will I be working?

  • In the stables
  • On the yard
  • In the fields

What will I need to wear?

  • Overalls and boots or jodphurs and riding boots (no chaps)

What qualification will I gain?

  • City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Land-Based Studies 603/3596/8
  • An opportunity to work towards British Horse Society exams for the more experienced students

How will I be assessed?

  • Internal assessments
  • Portfolio
  • External online health and safety exam

Options after this programme