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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Diploma in Farriery - Work Based

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This qualification will be withdrawn from 31 December 2022

Learners are still able to be registered up until that date, and any learner on the programme prior to the registration expiration date will have the full duration of the qualification registration period (five years) to complete and be certificated (up to and including 31 December 2027).


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Required age
16 +

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The 1st4sport Level 3 Diploma in Farriery – Work Based is ideal for learners aspiring to build a career in farriery.

They will gain the knowledge, confidence, and skills to work and excel in this industry.

This qualification is supported by the Farriers Registration Council and the industry as a component of the Farriery Apprenticeship Framework.

It is also supported by the BHA as the trade association and Horseracing employers in the UK.

Gives learners the knowledge, confidence, and skills to become a farrier
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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Diploma in Farriery - Work Based

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