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Equine Management- Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code EQF005/12/PROG
Qualification Type Degree
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

This course is equivalent to A Levels and is designed for those who wish to work in supervisory roles in the equine industry or progress to Higher Education. Each course offers opportunities to develop practical and supervisory skills in addition to the scientific theory of equine management.

Level 3 courses offered:

  • Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Horse Management (60 credits)
  • Level 3 Diploma (90 credits) 1-year course
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma (180 credits) 2-year course

Routine duties on a rota basis, including weekends, are an essential part of the programme. This will involve working on the equine unit doing early morning practical duties before the normal timetabled day begins. It is a requirement to spend time working in the industry, as part of the course. You will have the opportunity if you wish to be involved in the College Horse Show Team.

Details

Modules

  • Undertake and Review Work Related Experience in the Land-Based Industries 
  • Working Horses from the Ground
  • Understand the Principles of Animal Biology
  • Understand the Principles of Horse Behaviour and Welfare
  • Plan and Monitor Animal Feeding
  • Undertake Stable and Yard Management
  • Understand Animal Anatomy and Physiology
  • Riding and Exercising Horses
  • Understand the Principles of Equitation
  • Understand and Apply the Principle of Horse Fitness
  • Prepare and Provide Care for Competition Horses
  • Understand the Principles of Horse Rehabilitation and Therapy
  • Understand the Principles of Animal Nurtition
  • Contribute to Managing an Equine Event
  • Riding Horses on the Flat
  • Riding Horses over Fences
  • Business Management in the Land-Based Sector
  • Undertake an Investigative Project in the Land-Based Sector
  • Undertake Equestrian Teaching

How will it be delivered?

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Entry requirements

Students will normally have one or more of the following:

  • Distinction grade BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care
  • 4 GCSE passes at C or above (to include Maths, English, and Science)
  • An Intermediate Level GNVQ.
  • Period of practical experience within the industry

Your next steps...

This programme is designed for those who are looking for a career and responsibility in the equine industry, or as a route to Higher Education.

  • BSc (Hons) Equine Sports Performance
  • Compeptition Groom
  • Foundation Degree Equine Studies
  • Coaching
  • Employment in Yard Management
  • Event Management
  • Horse Management
  • Commercial Employment

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