Protection of Enrolled Learners (PEL)

Protection of enrolled learners applies to this course. We confirm that we have appropriate arrangements in place for PEL. We have learner protection arrangements in place whereby every learner has an insurance policy which guarantees the repayment to learners of

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If I complete this course can I progress or access more education?

Access, Transfer and Progression On completion of this course you will be eligible to progress to a Level 6 Horsemanship (6M3505) award. Currently this qualification is offered by Teagasc and a selection of Community colleges/ PLC’s (Galway Community College and

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What will I have to do to successfully complete this course?

To achieve the standard required learners should be able to: Read, draft, prepare and understand information across a range of topics. Act with a considerable amount of responsibility and autonomy. Attend timetabled classes for the duration of the course. Complete

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What are the entry criteria?

The learner either has successfully completed a programme leading to the Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certified Applied OR equivalent and who can demonstrate the levels of knowledge, skill and competence associated with NFQ level 4 will be eligible to apply for entry

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What will I have to do for suitability testing?

Complete an application form Complete a suitability test pack (this will be sent out on receipt of a completed application form) – this includes production of a portfolio of material, photographs and research on a specific topic Complete a written

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Who can apply & application form

The 2019 application process for this course is now open.  Anyone can apply for this course and applicants will have to complete suitability testing in advance of a place being confirmed, to ensure they are suitable to complete the programme.

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What age do you need to be to apply?

16 years old and upwards.

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Do I have to be able to ride a horse to apply?

No, there are non-riding options available.

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Why apply for this course?

The course is designed to provide professional education and training to learners who love horses and have a particular interest in the thoroughbred industry (racing or breeding). The course will enable them to pursue a career in the thoroughbred industry

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What are the list of subjects/modules that are covered?

Mandatory for all learners Stable and yard routine Work Experience Communications Options Equine Anatomy and Physiology Equine Nutrition Horse Breeding Horse Conformation and Evaluation Racehorse Care and Exercise You will choose from one of the options below and will complete

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