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Horse Care SVQ at SCQF Level 5

Level: SCQF 5

Available at these campuses: Elmwood, Oatridge

About the Course

Oatridge Campus Stables

This qualification is a work-based qualification for those employed in horse care. It is aimed at those who are new to the industry.

Duration: 12 months work-based learning



Entry Requirements

Applicants must be employed within the horse care industry or have an employer who would be willing to employ them. Satisfactory standard of literacy and numeracy is required,

Course Content

A range of topics will be covered during the course including cleaning, preparing and maintaining stables for horses, providing feed and water to horses, carrying out routine care, monitoring the health and welfare of horses, restraining horses using specified methods, fitting and removing horse clothing, plaiting and trimming horses’ manes and trimming tails.

A Modern Apprenticeship for SVQ Level 5 can be achieved by completing this course plus a short Emergency First Aid course and one other industry specific award.