Equine Management, Level 3

Course code: EFCM108P

Subject area: Equine Studies

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 3

Course details

9:30am - 4:30pm

Monday to Friday

7th Sep 2020 - 2nd Jul 2021

Common Leys Farm

Contact details

enquiries@abingdon-witney.ac.uk

01993 208148

The Level 3 courses in Horse Management provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue careers in competition yards, riding schools, the horse racing Industry and the breeding industry or within a wide range of ancillary industries. Students participate in practical sessions and formal lectures to develop principles and practices of horse management. The courses also prepare students to move onto degree level programmes such as the BSc(Hons) Equine Science which the college delivers in partnership with Oxford Brookes University.

An Advanced Technical Certificate is covered in 1 year, you will study 7 modules – equivalent to 1 A level. On successful completion you can progress onto the Technical Extended Diploma (720) where you will study another 7 modules. Over the 2 years you will have gained the equivalent of 2 A Levels.

The course consists of mandatory and optional units. The units chosen are dependent upon the specific course undertaken but will be chosen from the selection below:

Understanding and promoting animal health, evaluating horse tack and equipment, how to plan and monitor animal feeding, prepare horses for presentation, stable and yard management, understanding the principles of animal biology, anatomy and physiology, understanding the principles of horse behaviour and welfare, working horses from the ground, understanding grassland management, apply the principles of horse fitness, horse rehabilitation and therapy, contribute to stud practices, contribute to event management, business management, and investigative project.
A student can achieve UCAS points, up to a maximum of 420 at Distinction level, which will enable them to progress onto Higher Education. The College runs a Foundation Degree in Equine Science and Management, a BSc Honours Degree in Equine Science and a BSc in Equine Science and Thoroughbred Management in partnership with Oxford Brookes University.
5 GCSEs at grade C/4 and above including Maths, English and Science and attendance at the assessment day.
In addition to the main course fees given below there is an additional cost of approximately £50 for uniform , £50 for course trips throughout the year and if you need to buy a riding hat, boots and jodphurs you shoud budget for in the region of £100. (Costs are given for guidance only and you may be able to apply for a college bursary for help with these costs.)

Trips and visits may be offered as part of your programme of study but these will be optional and fees will be collected throughout the duration of the course. Details of cost will be provided during the enrolment process if not already above.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page under the Info Centre link at the top of the screen.

16 - 18 Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £125.00

Total Cost: £125.00


19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £11,356.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £125.00

Total Cost: £11,481.00


19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £125.00

Total Cost: £125.00