BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Equine Management

Rein and Shine is proud to announce that we have been approved by Pearson and JCQ for provision of this new course with teaching commencing September 2018.

Aims of the Course

This qualification offers an engaging programme to support learners who want a career within the equine sector. The qualification gives learners specialist knowledge and technical skills, enabling entry to an Apprenticeship or other employment. When studied alongside other level 3 qualifications it supports progression  to related higher education courses.

Entry Requirements

Applicants will be 16-19 years of age and will most likely succeed if they have:
5 GCSE’s at good grades – and/or
BTEC qualifications at level 2, achievements in English and Maths through GCSE or Functional Skills, relevant work experience


This is a new level 3 course which carries up to 56 UCAS points and it is equivalent to one A Level.
The qualification is focussed on supporting provision to employment. You will be signposted routes to apprenticeships in the equine sector or direct entry to roles such as a trainee groom or stable yard assistant.
When taken alongside othe Level 3 qualifications, it supports progression to a range of higher education courses in equine management.
Duration – 2 years (1 day per week + 75 hours work experience) 360 guided learning hours with a total qualification time of 560 hours (estimated).

Please contact us at the centre or ask your school/college to make contact with us.