Job Type: Equine Studies / Therapy & Rehabilitation
We are facing a new technological revolution and with the future potentially looking so very different in the years ahead, sustainable farming and communities has never been so important. Here at Easton & Otley College we are lucky to have two fantastic campuses set in amazing surroundings with some of the best facilities to ensure we deliver the highest possible standard to ensure you exceed in your potential and ultimately get the job of your dreams.
Our state of the art equine centres offer;
This intensive 1 year course (or 2 years part-time) provides mature students a supportive and adult environment in which to study a range of land-based topics. Optional units are available for equine and animal subjects and you will build your academic and vocational skills in your subject specialism
This course introduces you to the basics of horse care. It is a great stepping stone for people who are keen to work with horses, but do not have previous experience. The purpose of this qualification is to provide a level 1 in practical equine skills to meet the needs of learners, industry and stakeholders.
This course is designed to offer progression to level 2 programmes, apprenticeships as well as employment within the land based sector. Land-based Studies is for anyone who wants a career working with animals. You don’t need any experience of working in a land-based role or any previous land based qualification. It also allows students to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment or further study on a range of level 2 programmes offered by Easton and Otley College.
This Technical qualification from City and Guilds has been designed by employers to deliver the most up-to-date and relevant technical skills, which combine both theory and practical aspects including:
Animal health and welfare
The principles of feeding and watering horses
Undertake routine stable duties
Work experience in an equine related business.
Students will also study additional optional topics, including:
Riding horses on the flat
The principles of animal biology
Horse tack and clothing
This new Technical qualification from City and Guilds is for students who are interested in studying both theory and practical aspects of the following topics:
Health and wellbeing, husbandry and handling
Nutrition and feeding
Horse behaviours and welfare
Students may also study additional optional topics, including: prepare horses for presentation, biological systems of horses, the principles of competition grooming, exercising horses.
Open Days / Course Advice Days
Course Advise Days run on both campuses 9am-12pm
Tel: 08000 224556
Easton Campus, Easton, Norwich NR9 5DX
Otley Campus, Otley, Ipswich, IP69EY