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Northern Racing College

A Career In Racing

The Stables, Rossington Hall, Great North Road, Doncaster, Yorkshire, DN11 0HN
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T: 01302 861000

Job Type: Business Management / Coaching / Sports & Performance

Established in 1984, the Northern Racing College (NRC) is a Centre of Excellence for training in the horseracing industry. Delivering trained staff into horse racing.  Working as a team, exercise enthusiastic good leadership to nurture, inspire and motivate all learners to develop a passion for horses and racing and the skills to work in the industry.

Training courses to suit those with no riding experience through to experienced riders. Nationally recognised qualifications including Diplomas, Apprenticeships and Advanced Apprenticeships.

Courses  

Level 1 Diploma in Work Based Racehorse Care (18 week residential Foundation Course)  

The foundation course consists of 12 weeks residential at the NRC and 6 weeks work experience placement with a racehorse trainer. Learners will receive lectures and demonstrations and will work to a routine similar to a racing stable whilst at the NRC and then complete the 6 weeks work experience in a yard. 

Learners will gain; Level 1 Diploma in Work Based Racehorse Care, Functional Skills Qualifications, Emergency First Aid Certificate, L3 Award in Principles of transporting horses by road on short journeys, L1 Award introduction to horseracing industry. 

This course is for school leavers age 16+ and also for 19+ learners. No previous equine experience or academic qualifications are required to enrol. We can offer the course for riders and non-riders. 

Upon successful completion of the course suitable learners, with the right aptitude will be secured permanent, full time employment in a UK racing yard. 

For further information http://www.northernracingcollege.com/foundation-course 

Level 2 Diploma in Work Based Racehorse Care (Intermediate Apprenticeship) 

The Intermediate Apprenticeship is for learners who successfully complete the foundation course.  This programme will include a Level 2 Diploma in Work Based Racehorse Care together with a Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care and Functional Skills in English and Maths Level 1. 

This course is completed largely at the learner’s place of work, with a member of the NRC Roving Instructor team visiting every 8-10 weeks. 

Anyone aged 16 or over, who works at least 16 hours a week, in a licensed racing stable can apply. 

For further information http://www.northernracingcollege.com/apprenticeship-framework 

Level 3 Diploma in Work Based Racehorse Care & Management (Advanced Apprenticeship) 

The Advanced Apprenticeship is for learners who successfully complete the Intermediate Apprenticeship.  This programme will include a Level 3 Diploma in Work Based Racehorse Care & Management together with a Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care and Management and Functional Skills in English and Maths Level 2. 

This course is completed largely at the learner’s place of work, with a member of the NRC Roving Instructor team visiting every 8-10 weeks. 

Anyone aged 16 or over, who works at least 16 hours a week, in a licensed racing stable can apply.  Learners must already have completed their Level 2 Diploma in Work Based Racehorse Care or have the relevant occupational experience. 

For further information http://www.northernracingcollege.com/advanced-apprenticeship-programme 

Other courses 

Open Mornings

An opportunity to find out more about the courses we offer. Held every month (except December).  Enjoy a tour of the college, watch learners exercise the horses on the gallops, have a go on the simulators! Find out more about the courses we offer.

For further information on any of the above courses please visit our website www.northernracingcollege.co.uk  or call us on 01302 861000

 

 

 

 

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