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Nottingham Trent University Brackenhurt Campus

Job description

Equestrian Centre Technician (Brackenhurst campus)

Students will be assisting in the day to day running of the Equestrian Unit to gain an understanding of the role and responsibilities of an Equine Technician.  The principal duties and responsibilities include mucking out, grooming, tacking up, rugging up, tack cleaning, filling hay nets and feeding and all other related yard activities under direct supervision of the Yard Manager or a delegated full time Equine Technician.  Students will also be able to shadow the Yard Manager or delegated Equine Technician in their daily work to observe their role and responsibilities. **This placement is already full on the following dates:




  • Apply by: 01/08/2017
  • Company: Nottingham Trent University
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: TBC
  • Location: (Brackenhurst campus)
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: Animal Care
  • Employers reference: NTU08
  • Listing date: 01/06/2017

How to apply

To apply and receive an application form for these vacancies you must email the Nottingham Trent University's work experience co-ordinator to discuss whether suitable dates are available for you to complete your work placement. Please contact on

Please note - Placements are open to all students at West Nottinghamshire College, this may result into the placement being allocated; we do advise all students interested in the placement to speak with the employer in the first instant to check that the placement is still available.

Once you have a confirmed offer, in order to proceed with the work placement you will need to download and complete the following ‘Student/Tutor’ Work Placement Application form. This form must be signed by your tutor.

You can drop off a completed application form to room 4a, Derby Road Campus (the Work Placement Office) or ask your tutor to post internally. Alternatively scan and email a completed application form to

A parental consent form must also be signed and passed to your tutor.

On receipt of your Student/Tutor application form the Work Placement Team will ensure the health and safety documentation for your placement is in place. The Work Placement Team will then send you, your tutor and the employer a confirmation email prior to your work placement start date, as entered on your Student/Tutor application form. (Start and end dates MUST be entered.)

If you need any support completing your application, simply email

We encourage you to secure your work placement as soon as possible.

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