Equine Health and Nutrition Management Level 5
(Level 6 Irish Framework)

Course:

 

4 days attended learning followed by 6 months distance learning.

Would you like to become an EQUINE NUTRITION ADVISOR and offer an additional service alongside your therapy;  or work independently with equine nutrition? If so, this unique level 5 training programme produces self-employed Equine Nutrition Advisors with an in-depth specialist understanding of the well-being of the horse through study of the principles underpinning equine health and nutritional management.

This unique level 5 training programme provides an in-depth specialist understanding of the well-being of the  horse through study of the principles underpinning equine health and nutritional management. This programme  seeks to provide a stimulating and challenging experience for students wishing to gain scientific knowledge in  order to promote the health, welfare and optimise nutrition of the equine athlete.

There is a specific unit dedicated to racehorse nutrition for those who wish to focus on the racing industry and one for the broodmare and foal.

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A fully flexible training course combining attended learning and distance learning with the completion of assignments. For those who wish to progress to level 6 status, there is the opportunity to do so through additional completion of nutrition case studies on horses.

Training Delivery

Equi-Ed has designed a flexible study programme to suit all student profiles, whether studying already or in employment. The programme is delivered in one attended learning which incorporates 4 days of ‘Attended Learning’ where we focus on theory followed by a period of ‘Distance

Learning’ in which you will complete assignments. This leads to a final theory exam at this point, but this can be extended to suit your circumstances, we are always flexible.

​​Potential earnings as an Equine Nutrition Advisor €60 to €75 per written consultation.

 A fully flexible training course combining attended learning and distance learning with the completion of assignments and case studies, completion timescale is circa 6 months.  All course material will be provided.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for the course are very competitive given the high standard of training offered by Equi-Ed with the UKRS accreditation.

Attendance in the Ireland training fees:

€2200

Final Assessment & Certification = €200

*Monthly Payment Plans are available*

UKRS Accredited

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