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Bishop Burton College

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Bishop Burton, Beverley, Yorkshire, HU17 8QG
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T: 01964 553000

Job Type: Behaviour / Business Management / Coaching / Equine Studies / Science / Sports & Performance / Therapy & Rehabilitation / Welfare

UCBB & Bishop Burton College

Introduction

University Centre Bishop Burton (UCBB) and Bishop Burton College, based in East Yorkshire, has a well-deserved reputation for being one of the finest land-based colleges and providers of equine courses anywhere in the country.

The college runs equine apprenticeships and further education courses with the University Centre Bishop Burton delivering a wide range of degree programmes covering all aspects of the industry and has an outstanding track record of student success.

The state of the art complex includes the impressive Bishop Burton Arena, Therapy Centre with Water Treadmill, CET Equine Spa, Solarium and Zamar, Rider Fitness and Performance Suite, two indoor arenas, three outdoor arenas and stabling for over 100 horses.  

Specialist equipment includes Quintic Gait Analysis software, FLIR Thermal Imaging cameras, Polar Heart Monitors, Televet ECG, Synchronicity Rein Tension Gauges, Noldus Observe XP software and extensive laboratory-based equipment.  

Bishop Burton’s commercial equine centre hosts an extensive range of regional, national and international competitions, demonstrations and clinics, and is a BHS training and examination centre. Equine students gain experience by working alongside the tutors and instructors at these events, developing the practical skills needed to work in industry. 

Apprenticeships

Level 2 Apprenticeship in Equine Groom – As an apprentice, you will work alongside experienced staff, gain job-specific skills, knowledge and behaviours within the equine industry. You will earn a wage and be released to study during your working week.

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Senior Equine Groom - As an apprentice, you will provide and co-ordinate the day to day care of horses. You will lead by example and be able to implement effective systems of work. You will earn a wage and be released to study during your working week.

Further Education Courses

City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Work-Based Horse Care – This is a practical course with an emphasis on working with horses to allow you to gain the skills required to work in the equine industry. As part of the course, you will also develop your basic knowledge and understanding of horse care and what it entails.

City and Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Equine Care - This course has been developed for ambitious people wishing to pursue a career within the equine industry, providing students with an excellent opportunity to develop a sound knowledge and understanding of horse care and or riding through a mix of practical, classroom and work-based study.

Open Awards Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care – This practical course has an emphasis on working with horses to allow you to gain the skills required to work in the equine industry. As part of the course, you will also develop your basic knowledge and understanding of horse care and what it entails.

Equine Equitation and Coaching (Leading to a City and Guilds Level 3 Technical Diploma in Equine Management) - This course provides core training for anyone wishing to develop an active career that includes riding, teaching, equine science and therapy, for example. Students will have the opportunity to tailor units to their particular area of interest. Students are also encouraged to take British Horse Society (BHS) exams and Young Equestrian Leaders Awards (YELA) alongside the main course (subject to fees).

Equine Rehabilitation (Leading to a City and Guilds Level 3 Technical Diploma in Equine Management) - This course provides core training for anyone wishing to develop an active career that includes riding, teaching, equine science and therapy, for example. Students will have the opportunity to tailor units to your particular area of interest. Students are also encouraged to take British Horse Society (BHS) exams and Young Equestrian Leaders Awards (YELA) alongside the main course (subject to fees).

Access to Higher Education Diploma in Land-Based Studies – Equine - Access to Higher Education courses are designed to prepare students aged 19+ for a Foundation Degree programme. This course is for students with a passion for working with horses and develops the practical skills and knowledge needed to progress into Higher Education.

Degree Programmes

FdSc Applied Equine Management (Coaching) - This programme will enable students to develop capable practical equine management skills as well as provide sound academic knowledge in order to promote equine health and performance in both the commercial and competition setting. You will be able to tailor the focus of your degree through elective modules to studying either a coaching or therapy based pathway.

FdSc Applied Equine Management (Therapy) - This programme will enable students to develop capable practical equine management skills as well as provide sound academic knowledge in order to promote equine health and performance in both the commercial and competition setting. You will be able to tailor the focus of your degree through elective modules to studying either a coaching or therapy based pathway.

BSc (Hons) Equine Business Management - This programme provides an in-depth specialist business understanding of the equine industry with a thorough study of business management and operations procedures.

BSc (Hons) Equine Science - This broad-based equine science course provides an in-depth specialist understanding of the horse through study of the applied scientific principles and practice of horse management.

BSc (Hons) Equine Health and Nutrition – This programme provides an in-depth specialist understanding of the wellbeing of the horse through study of the principles underpinning equine health and nutritional management. It seeks to provide a stimulating and challenging experience for students wishing to gain scientific knowledge alongside valuable laboratory practical experience in order to promote the health, welfare and optimise nutrition of the equine athlete.

BSc (Hons) Equine Sports Science and Coaching - The programme benefits from state of the art equine facilities to ensure graduates are fully equipped with knowledge of scientific principles of sport science, coaching, fitness and training to develop performance in equestrian sports.

BSc (Hons) Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation - This programme will prepare graduates with excellent therapeutic practical skills and rehabilitation strategies to implement based on in depth assessment and apply academic knowledge to provide sound justification of ideas.

Find out more

To find out more about your journey to UCBB or Bishop Burton College, order a prospectus or book an open event today.

Get in touch

For more information about our courses, campus, fees, or assistance when applying for a course, give us a call on 01964 553000 or email enquiries@bishopburton.ac.uk

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