Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Telford Certificate in Equestrian Knowledge (Level 3)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 70
Subject Area
  • Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies » Agriculture » Equine Trades
Strategic Purpose Statement
To provide learning opportunities for those individuals who want to:
- acquire general introductory knowledge appropriate to setting up a small equine business.
Graduate profile
By the end of the course the learner should be able to:
- explain strategies for working with young horses including lunging, handling, understanding their behavior, and maintaining personal fitness to work with young horses.
- develop lesson plans and explain aspects of professional instructing
- explain issues relating to various competition options - dressage, show jumping, cross country
- describe health and safety strategies in context
- explain processes of managing stables and grounds
- discuss business management strategies for buying horses, and running a small equine enterprise.
Education pathways
Learners may pathway to further study to achieve the following qualifications:
* Telford Certificate in Equine Knowledge (Level 3)
* Telford Certificate in Farriery Knowledge (Level 3)
* Telford Certificate in Equine Knowledge (Level 5)
* Telford Certificate in Intermediate Equine (Level 3)
* Telford Certificate in Advanced Equine (Level 4)
Employment pathways
The qualification is designed for individuals who wish to learn more about the equine industry and to equip them with the skills and knowledge to be able to run their own equine business.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Open entry, minimum of 16 years of age; level one written English.
Education Organisation 4 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Lincoln University
Quality Assured By Committee on University Academic Programmes
Number TF0933
Status Expiring
Created January 2019
Last Date For Entry February 2019
Expires December 2020
Content
Lunging and long reining - strategies and exercises; handling and breaking strategies; senses of the horse; strategies for remaining safe and healthy; movements, exercises, rules and regulations for dressage, show jumping, cross country; pasture management strategies; purchasing options; aspects of management of an equine business.

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