1st4sport Level 1 Diploma in Work Based Racehorse Care and Riding

Qualification Number

 601/4977/2

Guided Learning Hours

508

Total Qualification Time

572

SFA/LAD Funding Code

601/4977/2

Entry Age

N/A

Qualification Operational Start Date

01/12/2014

Qualification Review Date

31/08/2021

Qualification Structure

See Structure

Supporting Materials

See Materials

Qualification Specification

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Learner Record of Achievement

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 This qualification is equivalent to Level 2 on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF)*.

To find out how to apply to deliver this qualification see the How to Apply section. There are no costs involved in applying or becoming a 1st4sport recognised centre.

Developed in partnership with the British Racing Authority (BHA) the 1st4sport Level 1 Diploma in Work Based Racehorse Care and Riding is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to care for and ride horses under supervision, and to carry out general stable management routines to learners who have an interest in, and may want to work in, this area but have little previous experience.

*Please note there may be exceptions to the above. Further information about the EQF can be found on the EQF Portal.

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

Learners must successfully achieve all 24 mandatory units to achieve the qualification and a total of 56 credits must be obtained.

Unit Title

Reference No.

GLH

Credit

1

Principles of putting on and taking off tack

L/600/3089

 9

1

2

Assist with putting on and taking off tack

D/600/0407

 27

3

3

Principles of cleaning tack and horse clothing

R/600/3093

 18

2

4

Assist with cleaning tack and horse clothing

R/600/0422

 18

2

5

Principles of putting on and taking off horse rugs

J/600/3091

 18

2

6

Assist with putting on and taking off horse rugs

M/600/0413

 18

2

7

Principles of leading and controlling a horse for inspection under direction

T/600/0428

 9

1

8

Lead and control a horse for inspection under direction

H/600/0425

 18

2

9

Principles of catching and moving horses under direction

J/600/0434

 9

1

10

Catch and move horses under direction

A/600/0432

 18

2

11

Principles of mounting and dismounting quiet horses under supervision

K/600/0393

 9

1

12

Mount and dismount quiet horses under supervision

R/600/0386

 18

2

13

Principles of riding quiet racehorses in an enclosed area under supervision

T/600/0395

 18

2

14

Ride quiet racehorses in an enclosed area under supervision

T/600/0400

 90

10

15

Principles of feeding and watering horses

M/600/0461

 18

2

16

Assist with feeding and watering horses

A/600/0463

 18

2

17

Principles of cleaning the stables and yard

F/600/0464

 27

3

18

Assist with cleaning the stables and yard

J/600/0465

 36

4

19

Principles of grooming and washing horses under direction

D/502/5653

 9

1

20

Groom and wash horses under direction

K/502/5655

 27

3

21

Principles of maintaining health and safety in the workplace

T/600/2471

18

2

22

Maintain health and safety in the workplace

J/600/2460

 27

3

23

Principles of maintaining good working relations with others

A/600/0379

 9

1

24

Maintain good working relations with others

D/600/0374

 18

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 Learner Pack, learning resources and 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.