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Bishop Burton College

Study Equine With Bishop Burton

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

University Centre Bishop Burton 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. 

Apprenticeship

Level 2 and Level 3 in Equine – You will have a job and earn a wage as you build up your knowledge and experience within the horse care industry. Also available at Riseholme College, in Lincolnshire.

Further Education Courses

City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Work-based Horse Care

This is a practical programme 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. 

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care            

This programme 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 in horse care and or riding through a mix of practical, classroom and work-based study. Also available at Riseholme College, in Lincolnshire. 

City and Guilds Level 3 Technical Certificate 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. Also available at Riseholme College, in Lincolnshire.

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 gain practical applied experience for all units, including riding, teaching and caring for horses, science behind rehabilitation and performance. 

Access to Higher Education Diploma in Land-Based Studies – Equine

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 and study for a degree. Also available at Riseholme College, in Lincolnshire. 

Degrees

FdSc Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation

This programme will prepare graduates with therapeutic practical skills as well as sound academic knowledge in order to promote equine health and performance. 

FdSc 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.

FdSc Business Management for the Equine Industry

This programme provides an in-depth specialist business understanding of the equine industry with a thorough study of business management and administration procedures. 

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. 

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) Business Management for the Equine Industry

This programme provides an in-depth specialist business understanding of the equine industry with a thorough study of business management and operations procedures. 

Open events                                       

Visit www.bishopburton.ac.uk/events for the latest information on open events for University Centre Bishop Burton and Bishop Burton College. 

Contact Details

For more information, or to apply for a course, visit www.bishopburton.ac.uk. Alternatively, call 01964 553 000 or email enquiries@bishopburton.ac.uk

Bishop Burton College

Bishop Burton

Beverley,

East Yorkshire

HU17 8QG

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