BTEC Firsts Equine Studies (2014)

Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying BTEC Firsts in Equine Studies (NQF). Through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, these vocational qualifications provide level 1 and 2 learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a career in the sector.

Units offered include equine health and welfare, equine husbandry, horse handling, equine behaviour and equine tack, equipment and clothing.

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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Equine Studies
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Level 1/2
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Eligible for funding in England for:
Pre-16 (EFA funding), 16-18 (EFA funding)
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  • 31 August 2017 ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.

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BTEC Firsts in Equine Studies can help you take your first steps towards a career in the equine sector. You’ll learn essential skills necessary for the effective care of horses.

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