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.
For more details or to book your place, please contact Janet Holmes.
Time: 9.15am - 4pm.
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