Course details

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Qualification name Extended Certificate in Horse Care
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 2nd September 2024
Cost £3,341.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This course is designed for those who want to gain a Farriery Apprenticeship. You will develop forging, horse care and other skills needed to be useful to an Approved Training Farrier (ATF). This is a one-year, full time course, where you spend four days a week at College. A block of three weeks industrial experience with an ATF is included.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

5 GCSEs at grade 5 or above which must include English Language, Maths and Science. Please check the Farriery Registration Council website regularly for more information -

View the key features of this course.

Undertake Work Related Experience in the Land-based Industries Carry out and Undertake the Principles of Feeding and Watering Undertake Stable Duties Undertake Horse Handling Fit and Maintain Horse Tack and Clothing Introduction to Keeping Horses at Grass Introduction to the Principles of Horse Behaviour Understand the Principles of Horse Biology NPTC Level 2 Certificate in Forge Work

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Assessment is continuous and involves practical tasks, industrial placement, assignments and written tests, as well as the NPTC forging exam and Functional Skills exam.

On successful completion of this course you may obtain an apprenticeship in Farriery. See Farriery Apprenticeships. Contact Lorna Walters 0330 135 6434 or email Otherwise you may progress to other courses such as the Level 3 in Blacksmithing and Metal-working.

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Name Moreton Morrell College
Address Moreton Morrell College
Moreton Morrell
CV35 9BP
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Phone 0300 456 0047

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