This qualification is ideal for students either entering or working within the equine industry to promote the development of good skills and knowledge. It is designed to entitle the holder to carry out skills in horse care under limited supervision. Learners enrolled on this qualification will be able to demonstrate skills and apply their knowledge through a range of work activities and routine tasks related to the care and use of horses.
On achieving this qualification learners can further their training and competence by progressing onto a level 3 qualification. It will also support progress towards the BHS stage examinations.