Laurel View 2013 Training Courses
Spaces on all courses are limited to the number of reserved internal candidate exam spaces held for Laurel View students.
Please complete and return the Training Course Booking Form with payment as appropriate to apply for a place.
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org for the attention of Linda.
BHS Stage 1 Training Course
2 courses being planned for 2013, one in the Spring preceding Stage 1 exam scheduled for 7th May and another in the Summer preparing for the Stage 1 exam on 24th September.
Course dates – Mondays
6.30 – 9.30pm each evening
Spring 2013 dates are Mondays 11, 18 and 25 March 6.30 – 9.30pm; Saturday 30 March 10am – 4pm; Mondays 8, 15 and 22 April 6.30 – 9.30pm.
Training Course Cost - £255 (held at 2012 cost)
Trainees will also have the opportunity to take a mock HK&C exam, for an additional charge on Monday 29th April.
Trainees on Laurel View Spring Stage 1 course will be able to avail of exam spaces reserved for internal candidates on Tuesday 7th May.
This course is intended to prepare candidates for sitting their BHS Stage 1 Exam. The course will cover all the subjects of the Stage 1 Exam and will be made up of 8 x 3 hour sessions. Each session will include 2 hours of stable management and 1 hour riding. It is also possible to take just the care only or riding only sectors of the training. By the end of the course, the candidate will understand the basic principles of horse care and have sound knowledge of riding on the flat and over poles. All candidates must be capable of riding a quiet, experienced horse or pony in an enclosed space.
BHS RIDING & ROAD SAFETY
The BHS Riding and Road Safety Test helps to educate riders in road safety in order to minimise the risk involved when riding on the roads. Training is available to all riders from 12 years of age and the test is supported by the DETR. It is the only test that any rider will undertake that has the potential to save not only their own life but that of their horse as well. It is not essential to own a horse in order to take the test as they can be hired if necessary.
BHS RIDING & ROAD SAFETY TRAINING COURSE DATES
Courses will be run in Spring and Autumn to prepare candidates for the following test dates.
Training will be run on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm on 20th & 27th March and 3rd April.
|LAUREL VIEW TEST DATES|
|Wednesday 10th April
|Wednesday 28th August
Exam Fee to be paid direct to BHS at least 28 days before the exam date.
Cost of training course: – £50 per person
Horse Hireif required: - £10 per session (for Practical & Test Day)
BHS Stage 2 Training Course
2 courses being planned for 2013, one in the Spring preceding Stage 2 exam scheduled for 8th May and another in the Summer preparing for the Stage 2 exam on 25th September.
Course dates - Tuesdays
6.30 – 9.30pm each evening
Spring 2013 dates are Saturday 16th March 10am – 4pm; Tuesdays 19th & 26th March and 2nd & 9th April 6.30 – 9.30pm; Sunday 14th April 10am – 4pm; Tuesdays 16th & 23rd April 6.30 – 9.30pm.
Training Course Cost - £320 (held at 2012 cost)
Trainees will also have the opportunity to take a mock HK&C exam, for an additional charge on Tuesday 30th April.
Trainees on Laurel View Spring Stage 2 course will be able to avail of exam spaces reserved for internal candidates on Wednesday 8th May.
The Stage 2 course consists of 6 x 3 hour evening sessions and 2 x 6 hour day sessions. Each evening session will include 2 hours of stable management and 1 hour riding/lungeing, with the day sessions being the equivalent of 2 evening sessions. The Stage 2 course at Laurel View is designed to be taken as a revision course for candidates wishing to take the BHS Stage 2 examination. The candidates should be regular, confident riders, able to jump to a height of 2ft 9ins and be able to lunge a quiet horse for exercise. It should be noted that candidates for the Stage 2 exam must hold the BHS Stage 1 Riding and Horse Care & Knowledge certificate, NVQ L2 with schooling unit or the Pony Club B test.
PTT – Exam date – Wednesday 3rd July
Training dates for this course are Thursdays 14th, 21st & 28th March and 4th April all 6.30 – 9.30pm
Then Wednesdays 29th May; 5th, 12th & 19th June 6.30 – 9.30pm; Saturday 22nd June 2 -5pm and Wednesday 26th June 6.30 – 9.30pm.
The Training Course fee remains at the 2012 rate of £380.
This qualification will provide the holder with the competencies to apply the basic principles of coaching, to improve the rider’s horsemanship skills, following a progressive plan. They will understand the health and safety procedures involved in organising a lesson or hack in the open or on the roads. They will be able to modify sessions to facilitate the ability of the rider in front of them. They will be able to evaluate their own performance and show ability to assess progress in their pupils in an unsupervised environment.
Holders will be able to work in a commercial riding establishment or private yard or as a freelance coach. Preliminary Teachers will have the opportunity to register and gain the Level 2 (UKCC Endorsed) Certificate in Coaching by completing a portfolio of evidence. As from 1 January 2010 holders of the Preliminary Teaching Test, who have completed a portfolio will be able to progress to the BHS Intermediate Teaching Test. The Preliminary Teaching Test is a component part of the BHS Assistant Instructor Certificate.
This qualification will provide the holder with the competencies and ability to look after up to four horses in stables and at grass in an unsupervised environment, ensuring that horses, stables, yard and fields are safe and in good order. The holder will be able to ride a variety of horses in a variety of circumstances. They will be able to begin to school horses and ride according to the horse’s needs. The holder will be able to ride tactfully and effectively, understanding the reasons for their actions both in horse care and whilst riding.
Holders of the Stage 3 Horse Knowledge, Care and/ or Riding Certificate will be able to progress to Stage 4 Horse Knowledge, Care and/or Riding. The Stage 3 Care Certificate is also recognised as a qualification in its own right and is a technical certificate for the Advanced Equine Apprenticeship and Additional and Specialist Learning (ASL) for the 14 – 19 Environment and Land Based Diploma. The HK & R Stage 3 is a component part of the BHS Assistant Instructor Certificate.
Contact Linda at Laurel View on 028 9083 0649 or preferably email email@example.com with any training course queries or questions.
Please note it may be possible to book training for Riding only or Horse Knowledge and Care only on these courses, please request the course costs and times if this is the case.
If you are interested in any of the above courses just print out, complete and return the form below.
Please note spaces are limited and only reserved when the course fees are paid in full.