The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) is offering the 1st 4 Sport, accredited Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care course beginning in autumn 2020.
The course will be delivered via blended learning using online lectures, video meetings and an exam at Greenmount Campus, Antrim. Class will take place on Tuesday evenings, beginning on October 6, 2020, from 7 – 9pm over nine weeks. Participants will be expected to attend class via video call, each week at these times and will therefore need an internet connection.
Learners must be able to attend the online multiple choice test which will take place at Greenmount campus, Antrim in December 2020. All government guidance will be adhered to in regard to Covid–19 restrictions.
The content of the course includes equine feeding, health, tack and horse clothing and health and safety when working with horses. The course is aimed at participants wanting to increase their horse care knowledge and gain a recognised qualification without having to attend college on a full time basis.
Past participants have included private owners, small scale breeders, leisure riders and veterinary nurses. Places will be limited.
For more information and to register for this course on the CAFRE website.
Registration closes September 25, 2020 and the course fee is £60.
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