Race Horse Care - SCQF Level 5

Course Introduction

Scottish Racing & Borders College are offering a new and exciting opportunity to gain qualifications, develop riding skills and gain knowledge of the vast range of careers within the racehorse industry. The course comprises of college attendance (1-2 days per week ) to gain underpinning knowledge and essential skills with placement (2-3 days per week) in a racing yard , you will be assessed within the racing yard by a Scottish Racing Assessor .


Qualifications

NC in Race Horse Care (subject to validation) NPA in Racing Yard Routine, NPA Thouroughbred Preparation and Riding, NPA Racehorse Exercise and Performance, NPA Specialist Racehorse Care. (Subject to Approval)


Delivery

1-2 Days in College 2-3 Days on placement in a racing yard.


Location

SBC

Entry Requirements

A proven interest in horse care or horse racing along with an interest in pursuing a career in the equine industry.
Core Skills - Communications/English or IT at SCQF level 4/5
For those with no formal qualifications a letter of reference from a race yard.
Entry to the course is subject to interview and a riding skills test

Progression Opportunities

On successful completion of the course you may look at employment opportunities throughout the UK in racing yards.