Guidance

Apprenticeship standard: bespoke saddler (approved for delivery)

Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the saddlery sector.

Documents

Apprenticeship standard for a bespoke saddler

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Assessment plan for a bespoke saddler

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Details

This document is relevant to:

  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

The approved standard outlines the skills, knowledge and behaviours required of the apprentice and the job they will need to be able to do by the time they have completed their apprenticeship.

Under our reforms, employer-designed standards will replace frameworks over the course of this parliament.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the bespoke saddler standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact: lpearman2@gmail.com.

The standard for a bespoke saddler was developed by:

  • Pointings Saddlery
  • The Saddle Man
  • Bearhouse Saddlery
  • Windmill Feeds and Saddlery
  • Equicraft Saddlery
  • Alice Nuttgens Saddler
  • The Saddlers’ Den
  • Harley Equestrian
  • Chobham Rider
  • Gatleys

Funding information for employers and training organisations

Funding band: 9

Funding band maximum: £9,000

Read the apprenticeship funding rules for further information.