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City and Guilds Technical Level 3 in Equine Management

HOW AND WHEN TO ENROL

To ensure the safety of our staff and students and to manage the number of people on campus in a Covid-safe manner during this busy period, it is our intention to enrol as many students as possible online. You can find out if you’re eligible for online enrolment on our How to Enrol page.

If you are eligible to complete your enrolment online, you will receive a unique username and password via letter and email. This will allow you to sign in to access your online enrolment dashboard.

If you do not receive this information by Monday 10th August, please contact the college on 01964 553000.

Online enrolment for this course opens on the following dates:

  • Year 1 students: 20th August 2020
  • Year 2 students: 13th August 2020

Please note: Access to your personal online enrolment dashboard will only be available from the date stated above.

If you need support with online enrolment, please email enquiries@bishopburton.ac.uk or give us a call on 01964 553000 during the support times shown on our How to Enrol page.

If you are not eligible for online enrolment or need extra support, please call 01964 553000 to book an appointment to enrol on campus.

INDUCTION

The enrolment process will be complete once you have attended Bishop Burton for your induction sessions, which will be the week commencing 7th September 2020.

The days that you are expected to be on campus for your induction sessions will be the same as your normal timetable. This will be sent to you via post after you have enrolled.

At induction, students will receive their ID badge, a copy of their Learner Agreement and details about how to access your college email account, including your username and password.

Autumn Term

Monday 7th September 2020 - Friday 11th December 2020


Autumn Half Term

Monday 26th October 2020 - Friday 30th October 2020


Spring Term

Monday 4th January 2021 - Friday 26th March 2021


Spring Half Term

Monday 15th February 2021 - Friday 19th February 2021


Summer Term

Monday 12th April 2021 - Friday 2nd July 2021


Summer Half Term

Monday 31st May 2021 - Friday 4th June 2021


You will undertake work experience as part of your course, this will give you the opportunity to put into practice the skills and knowledge you have learnt on your course.

You will undertake regular duties on the college equine centre including weekends and will be expected to complete a minimum of 315 hours work experience in an equine placement of your choice. These work placements are a compulsory part of the course. Previous students have worked in competition yards, racing yards, stud farm, with vets or therapy specialists so this is a really exciting part of the course which can lead to employment.

There will be many visits offsite and guest speaker arranged by your tutors to enhance your learning on the different units. You will have plenty of notice when these are. We recommend that you start saving towards the cost of any over-night trips.

For selected programmes students will have the opportunity to participate in an Industry Placement. This will comprise of 315 hours of placement in an area linked to the selected programme of study. If this is the case, your course manager will contact you in due course to discuss further.

Before you begin your course, you’ll need to make sure you’re prepared with the right equipment. Many of our courses need specialist health and safety clothing, but we’ve made it simple - some of your essentials and college branded clothing can be bought from our online shop.

For your course, you will need:

  • Folder with dividers to organise your work and assignments
  • Stationery including notepad for use in class, pens and pencils
  • Riding hat and hairnets. Hats must be at current British Standards with logo (PASO15, VG1, ASTM F1163 or SNELL 2001). Hats solely with BSEN 1384 will not be accepted
  • Dark Coloured riding gloves
  • Dark coloured jodhpurs
  • Dark coloured waterproof coat
  • College-branded polo shirts and sweatshirts
  • Yard boots or wellington boots (NB: Boots are not permitted within the classroom, so a change of footwear is required)
  • Grooming kit in draw string bag; hoof pick, dandy brush, rubber curry comb, body brush, mane and tail spray and shampoo will also be helpful.

If you are planning to take riding on the flat or over fences as unit options, you will also need the following:

  • Body protector (BETA Level 3 009 with purple tag). Please note, these are not unless jumping. We do not permit Air Jackets in any sessions relating to your course
  • Dark coloured riding gloves
  • Long riding boots or short boots with gaiters (leather)
  • Schooling / jumping whip.
Bishop Burton College
York Road
Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire HU17 8QG

If you would like to talk to us about anything before you start, please use the details of the key person who you may need to speak to.

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