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Qualification: Farrier (no legal status)

Farrier (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:

  • plan, prepare, carry out and check own work,
  • make rational use of energy, material and time,
  • communicate with experts and clients,
  • develop enterprise characteristics, skills and behaviour,
  • protect health and the environment,
  • prepare premises and tools for preparing and shoeing animals,
  • prepare an animal for shoeing and carry out hoof care,
  • make or finish horseshoes and shoe horses and oxen,
  • carry out hoof care,
  • maintain equipment and tools,
  • ensure and take responsibility for the quality of services rendered and work performed.

Reference Data

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  • Completed elementary school

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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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VALIDATION

During the counselling process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and validates catalogue content in part or full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification. 

VERIFICATION METHOD

Service with an oral presentation.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant database of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc.

NQF Level: 
4
Access requirements: 
  • Completed elementary school
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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.