Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Telford Certificate in Farriery Knowledge (Level 3)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 80
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 farriery enterprise.
Graduate profile
By the end of the course the learner should be able to:
- explain the history of farriery and the purpose of farriery
- describe the industry sector and career options
- explain the biomechanics and anatomy of the horse
- describe the shoeing process
- list the types of studs, materials, and when to use
- define the various terms specific to farriery
- describe the conditions and diseases of the hoof
- explain personal health and safety issues
- describe the range and purpose of farriery tools
- explain how to handle horses in different situations
- identify the different breeds and disciplines and their shoeing requirements.
Education pathways
Learners may pathway to further study to achieve the following qualifications:
- National Certificate in Equine (Farriery) (Level 4)
- National Diploma in Equine (Farriery) (Level 5)
Employment pathways
Graduates may gain employment in the farriery industry.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
No pre-requisites. Open entry. At least 16 years of age
Education Organisation 3 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Lincoln University
Quality Assured By Committee on University Academic Programmes
Number TF0936
Status Expiring
Created July 2010
Last Date For Entry February 2019
Expires December 2020
Content
History and purpose of shoeing; industry sector options; biomechanics and anatomy of the horse; shoeing processes; types of shoes; farriery terminology; conditions and diseases of the hoof; farriery tools; handling of horses; horse breeds and disciplines.

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