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Qualification: Technical assistant for horse husbandry and equestrianism (no legal status)

Technical assistant for horse husbandry and equestrianism (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:

  • plan, prepare, carry out and check own work and the work of others,
  • make rational use of energy, material and time,
  • protect health and the environment,
  • communicate with co-workers, clients and professional services,
  • plan and organise work in a horse husbandry facility,
  • lead, coordinate and supervise the work of individuals and the use of work assets, materials and technology in a horse husbandry facility,
  • draw up basic plans for horse husbandry infrastructure,
  • ensure the feeding and tending of horses,
  • ride and train horses,
  • train riders,
  • prepare competitive programmes,
  • offer first aid to riders and horses,
  • head promotion and marketing in a horse husbandry facility,
  • monitor the financial operations of a horse husbandry facility.

Reference Data

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  • Secondary professional or general education or
  • seminar paper.

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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 recognises the 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

Defence of seminar paper and mastery of practical and theoretical knowledge.

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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 and chambers of commerce.

NQF Level: 
6
Access requirements: 
  • Secondary professional or general education or
  • seminar paper.
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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.