1st4sport Entry Level Award in Assisting with Basic Care of Horses (Entry 2)

Qualification Number

601/4935/8

Guided Learning Hours

60

Total Qualification Time

68

SFA/LAD Funding Code

601/4935/8

Entry Age

N/A

Qualification Operational Start Date

01/11/2014

Qualification Review Date

31/03/2020

Qualification Structure

See Structure

Supporting Materials

See Materials

Qualification Specification

Download

Learner Record of Achievement

Download

 To find out how to apply to deliver this qualification see the How to Apply section.

Developed in partnership with the British Racing Authority (BHA) the 1st4sport Entry Level Award in Assisting with Basic Care of Horses (Entry 2) is designed to deliver an introduction to horse care to people who have an interest in horses and may want to work with them but who have little previous experience. This qualification will give the leaner the basic skills and knowledge required to assist with caring for horses under supervision and will prepare them for further training.

Learners are required to:

  • have been accurately identified*
  • able to communicate effectively in English (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

NB. It is recommended that potential learners have an interest in the area and/or some experience to ensure that this is the correct qualification for them.

*The identify check must be completed in the course induction

To qualify for the 1st4sport Entry Level Award in Assisting with Basic Care of Horses (Entry 2), learners must successfully achieve a minimum of five credits, completing any three of the four listed units.

Unit Title

Reference number

GLH

Credit

1

Recognise colours, markings and points of the horse

R/502/0269

 10

1

2

Provide food and water for horses

Y/502/0404

 20

2

3

Skip out a stable

R/502/0398

 20

2

4

Recognise signs of health in a horse

H/502/0695

 20

2

For recognised centres and tutors, the qualification is supported by the following resources:

  • generic administrative guidance and tools for recognised centres
  • Qualification Specification outlining the requirements of delivering and assessing the qualification

Fees are charged per learner and provide registration and certification for the qualification, as well as a 1st4sport certificate.  Centre recognition, qualification approval and annual centre fees may also be applicable.

If you would like to offer this qualification, please contact [email protected]

This qualification sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). Further information about the benefits of the framework can be found by visiting the Ofqual website.

All learners being registered for RQF qualifications are required to have a Unique Learner Number (ULN) issued by the Learner Register. To be approved to offer this qualification, you will need to demonstrate that you can access and verify learners’ ULNs with the Learner Register. For more information about this process, please visit the Learning Records Service website.