LEVEL 2 CITY & GUILDS EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN HORSE CARE
SHORT COURSE DETAILS
Level 2 City & Guilds Extended Certificate in Horse Care. There are 2 separate courses in this academic year, one starting in February and one in April 2019.
The Course is delivered by Court Equestrian, who is an outreach teaching centre for Abingdon & Witney College for City & Guilds courses.
The course is limited to adults ie 19 or over. There is no upper age limit and no income limit.
The normal tutorial fee and examination fee for this course have been waived and there is no cost to the student. Court Equestrian receives its funding from the Government.
Court Equestrian Riding School/Livery Yard. Court Equestrian is a long-established Riding School & Livery Yard and Teaching Centre.
You can select (subject to timetabling) modules from the following list to achieve at least 30 credits:
Carry Out and Understand the Principles of Feeding and Watering Horse
Undertake Routine Stable Duties
Fit and Maintain Horse Tack and Clothing
Maintain Animal Health and Welfare
Introduction to the Principles of Horse Behaviour
Introduction to Lungeing Horses
Introduction to Riding Horses on the Flat
Introduction to Riding Horses over fences
Course Dates – February start
Induction Thursday 7th at 7.00 pm OR Sunday 10th at 2.00 pm
Course Starts Thursday 14th.
Duration 6 weeks typically one lesson per week.
Dates Different modules will be taught on different days. The timetable of which modules on which days will be set on induction, reflecting numbers and interest/experiences. Lessons will be as follows, giving students flexibility to attend the most convenient:
Sundays 2.00 – 4.00 pm
Thursdays 11.00 and/or 7.00
Students typically attend one lesson per week, but may opt for more.
Riding is not compulsory, but if a student chooses a riding module there is greater flexibility on timing, as it can be integrated into a normal riding lesson, which are run frequently during the week.
Course Dates – April start
Induction Thursday 4th at 7.00 pm OR Saturday 6th at 2.00 pm
Students are assessed during the course by Court Equestrian staff. There is no separate examination.
Certificates will be presented at the end.
Please email us for an application form, answering all questions and return to Court Equestrian. Please let us know if you prefer a printed copy of the form.