Farriery - Apprenticeship

Irish School of Farriery


Course Name Farriery - Apprenticeship
Course Provider Irish School of Farriery
Alternative Provider(s) Mayo Sligo Leitrim ETB, Limerick & Clare ETB, Donegal ETB, Dublin & Dun Laoghaire ETB , Galway & Roscommon ETB, Waterford & Wexford ETB, Louth & Meath ETB, Cavan & Monaghan ETB, Laois & Offaly ETB , Tipperary ETB, Longford & Westmeath ETB, City of Dublin ETB, Kildare & Wicklow ETB, Kilkenny & Carlow ETB , Kerry ETB, Cork ETB
Course Code 104923 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Apprenticeship
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Advanced Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Kildare Town
Duration The overall duration of this apprenticeship is a minimum of 4 years provided all phases are successfully completed.
Entry Requirements

Expand+How to become an Apprentice

You must obtain employment as an apprentice in your chosen occupation.

The employer must be approved to train apprentices.

The employer must register you as an apprentice within two weeks of recruitment.

In cer...

Comment On successful completion of the programme the learner is awarded a Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft-Farriery.
Course Content

Expand+What is Farriery?
The craft of Farriery covers the making and fitting of horseshoes to prepared feet, with an understanding of different styles of shoeing and trimming required for various types of work, and both hot and cold shoeing techniques. Cor...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Apprenticeship Training Programme

Phase 1: With Employer
Workplace Training and Assessments

Phase 2: The Irish School of Farriery (20 weeks)
Induction and Safety
Horsecare and Management
Anatomy and Physiology
Conformation and M...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Opportunities on Qualification
On successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, apprentices are qualifi ed to work within the recognised trade or profession.

Where apprentices and craftspersons have the necessary ability, initiative and...

Further Enquiries Irish Farriery Authority, Curragh House, Dublin Road, Kildare Town, County Kildare, Ireland.
Tel. +353 45 520765
• Email: info@irishfarrieryauthority.com
Location Irish School Of Farriery
The Irish School of Farriery located at the RACE Campus on the outskirts of Kildare town was established in 2003 to provide structured training for Irish farriery apprentices and continuing education for practising farriers.
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