Saddlery (4750)

Last Updated: 01 Dec 2015
The Level 2 and 3 Certificates in Saddlery and Advanced Saddlery are intended to introduce and develop the craft skills and sector specific knowledge required to undertake a career within the saddlery, equestrian and associated craft leatherworking industries.
The qualifications aim to provide people working within the saddlery, equine and associated trades with the skills and understanding needed to manufacture and repair bridles, harness and saddles and associated leatherwork items to industry standards, using both traditional and modern techniques and materials.

They also aim to equip learners with an understanding of the specialist commercial sector, business administration and management skills needed to work within or establish a successful saddlery business.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Depending on which qualification you take, you'll cover things like:

  • production of bridles and harnesses
  • saddle making
  • saddlery fitting
  • business administration.

Through the use of case studies and evaluation of commercial enterprises, learner will develop their knowledge of specialist suppliers, direct and indirect costs associated with production and business overheads, the necessity for accurate and comprehensive financial recordkeeping and strategies for effective business management and promotion.

Which level is right for me?

Level 2
You have some knowledge and basic skills in the saddlery or equine industries. You want to show your competence and continue to develop your skills, perhaps to take on more responsibility.

Level 3
You've worked in the saddlery or equine industries for some time and want to develop your skills further. You might want to start your own business.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Upon completion of the qualifications, learners may progress directly to employment or self-employment or undertake further training such as the Modern Apprenticeship in Saddlery, eventually leading to accreditation as a Master Saddler.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

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

No Level

Certificate in Saddle Fitting (In Association with the Society of Master Saddlers) (4750-80)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

NPTC Certificate in Saddle Fitting (In Association with the Society of Master Saddlers)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable 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

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