Horse Care and Management (0079)

Last Updated: 26 May 2016
Focussing upon the major principles and practices within modern Horse Care and Management  in a College-based setting, the learner will be able to start or build on a career in the Equine Industry.

 

UCAS tariff

Certificate in Land Based Services

 

Grade

Current Tariff points

New Tariff points

D*

70

28

D

60

24

M

40

16

P

20

8

 

 

Subsidiary Diploma in Land Based Services

 

Grade

Current Tariff points

New Tariff points

D*

140

56

D

120

48

M

80

32

P

40

16

 

 

Diploma in Land Based Services

 

Grade

Current Tariff points

New Tariff points

D*

280

112

D

240

96

M

160

64

P

80

32

 

 

Extended Diploma in Land Based Services

 

Grade

Current Tariff points

New Tariff points

D*

420

168

D

360

144

M

240

96

P

120

48

 

 

90- Credit Diploma in Land Based Services UCAS tariff

 

Grade

Current Tariff points

New Tariff points

D*

210

84

D

180

72

M

120

48

P

60

24

 

These qualifications are for anyone interested in a career working with horses. You may be just starting out, or taking a break from a job to get some valuable training.

You don't need any previous qualifications or experience to get started. At Level 2 you can be under 16. To take a Level 3 qualification you need to be 16 or over.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

At Level 2, you'll get an introduction to important topics in horse care.  You might choose things like grooming and feeding horses, maintaining tack, riding and jumping and the basics of horse biology.

Depending on the size of qualification you choose, you might also do work experience and gain practical skills on the job.

At Level 3, you'll gain in-depth insight into the techniques and science of horse management. You might cover topics like table yard management, preparing horses for competitions and understanding genetics for horse breeding. You'll also gain plenty of practical experience in your choice of skills, from riding and exercising horses to teaching other people to ride.

You'll learn with your training provider - maybe through practical sessions, group discussions or assignments.

You'll be assessed on assignments, one for each unit you complete.

Which level is right for me?

Level 2
You may be new to horse care or have some knowledge and basic skills. You want to develop your skills, perhaps to start work as a stable worker or riding school assistant or prepare for further training.

Level 3
You may have some experience in horse care or have gained your Level 2 qualification. You want to develop the skills to be a more senior worker or manager working in a riding school or stable, or to prepare for higher-level training.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

A certificate or diploma in Horse Care or Horse Management is designed to help you find work looking after horses or managing a stables or riding school.

Once you've completed the Level 2 qualification, you can move on to Level 3.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

In order to deliver this course, you will need qualified internal assessors. You can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You'll deliver these qualifications in a classroom environment and provide access to practical experience.  At Level 3, you will need to provide access to work experience.

You might also want to cover general topics like functional skills and personal learning and thinking skills (PLTS) in your course design.

You'll assess learners on assignments.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Anyone can take these qualifications but you must make sure all learners can access the resources they need to complete them.

Level 2

This level is ideal if you are new to horse care or have some knowledge and basic skills. You may want to develop your skills to start work as a stable worker or riding school assistant, or to prepare for further training.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Once you've completed the Level 2 Qualification you can more on to Level 3.

Level 2 Horse Care (0079-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 2 Certificate in Horse Care

  • Accreditation No: 500/8715/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 15 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 90 - 90 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Extended Certificate in Horse Care

  • Accreditation No: 500/8716/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 30 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 180 - 180 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: Data unavailable This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care

  • Accreditation No: 500/8771/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 60 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 360 - 360 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: Data unavailable This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3

One or more pathways within this qualification has been approved by the DfE to appear in the 2016 Performance Tables. To review the qualifications approved please click here.

This level is ideal if you have some experience in horse care or have gained your Level 2 qualification. You may want to develop the skills to be a more senior worker or manager working in a riding school or stable, or to prepare for higher-level training.

 

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

A certificate or diploma in Horse Care or Horse Management is designed to help you find work looking after horses or managing a stables or riding school.

Learners may progress to Higher Education as these qualifications have UCAS points.

Level 3 Horse Management (0079-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 3 Certificate in Horse Management

  • Accreditation No: 500/8565/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 30 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 180 - 180 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Certificate in Horse Management - Pass

  • Accreditation No: 500/8565/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 30 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 180 - 180 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management

  • Accreditation No: 500/8708/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 180 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1 - 1 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management - Pass

  • Accreditation No: 500/8708/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 180 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1080 - 1080 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

NPTC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management

  • Accreditation No: 500/8708/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 180 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1080 - 1080 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Horse Management

  • Accreditation No: 500/8709/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 120 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 720 - 720 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Horse Management - Distinction

  • Accreditation No: 500/8709/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 120 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 720 - 720 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

NPTC Level 3 Diploma in Horse Management

  • Accreditation No: 500/8709/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 120 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 720 - 720 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Horse Management

  • Accreditation No: 500/8714/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 60 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 360 - 360 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Horse Management - Pass

  • Accreditation No: 500/8714/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 60 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 360 - 360 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 90-Credit Diploma in Horse Management

  • Accreditation No: 600/6114/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 90 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 540 - 540 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Horse Management

  • Accreditation No: 600/6114/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 90 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 540 - 540 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

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