BHS PTT Training Course

Spaces on this training course must be pre-booked, enquiries should be directed to Linda via

Training dates for this course are Wednesdays 26th February and 5th, 12th & 19th March all 6.30 – 9.30pm.

Then Wednesdays 21st & 28th May; 4th & 11th June 6.30 – 9.30pm; Saturday 21st June 2 -5pm and Wednesday 25th June 6.30 – 9.30pm.

Exam date – Wednesday 2nd July

The Training Course fee remains at the 2013 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.