Strategic Purpose Statement
The New Zealand Certificate in Equine Skills (Sporthorse Groom) (Level 4) is intended to provide the equine industry with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to manage the care and exercise of horses in training for the sporthorse sector of the equine industry.
This programme is targeted at people who have experience in horse management in the sporthorse sector of the equine industry and who wish to further develop their skills.
Graduates will benefit by having a qualification that provides recognition of their skills and a pathway to further qualifications or training in the equine racing or sporthorse industry.
The industry will benefit from this qualification by having qualified senior staff who are able to contribute effectively and professionally in the workplace.
Graduates will be capable of working under minimum supervision with responsibility for work outcomes and will be able to contribute effectively and professionally in the workplace.