BTEC National Extended Diploma in Equine Management

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?

Alternative Title Level 3 Technical Diploma in Equine Management (Greenwich)
Code P2R101P
Qualification Type No Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This is a one or two year, full time course consisting of a range subjects that enable students to achieve an excellent foundation in equine studies preparing them for employment in various fields within the industry. The course offers students exceptional opportunity to gain hands on experience to develop their practical skills in horse husbandry and riding. Year two builds on the essential skills and knowledge gained in year one with students progressing to develop higher level skills such as; yard management, working with breeding stock and organising events. Alongside the course students are trained towards their British Horse Society qualifications, and are supported to take exams from BHS Stage 1 through to BHS Stage 3 and BHS stage 2 teach. This course is structured to include mandatory and optional units, allowing students to specialise, particularly in year 2. Students are required to undertake a two external work experience placements as part of their course and perform duties on the College Yard.

How will it be delivered?

Students are assessed throughout the course using assignments, tests, practical observations and external assessments. Students are expected to relate theory to practice in all assessments.

Entry requirements

90 Technical Diploma - (1 year) Minimum of 4 GCSEs grades A*- C / 9 - 4 or equivalent (Level 2 Diploma), which must include GCSEs in English AND maths A*- C / 9 � 4 Grade or equivalent (Level 2 Functional Skills). 180 Technica

Your next steps...

On successful completion of this course, students may progress directly into the equine industry to begin roles such as; competition groom, yard assistant, assistant yard manager or junior instructor. Students have found employment in a wide range of equine establishments, including competition yards, riding schools, horse transport, veterinary practices and retail businesses. Students may also choose to apply for a Higher Education programme such as BSc (Hons) Equine Training and Management at Hadlow.