Animal and Equine Assisted Learning Providers
Animal Antiks are an Animal Assisted Learning Provider in Buckinghamshire who engage with young people out of mainstream education to offer wrap around therapeutic care with the support of animals. Partnering with Haddon Training, Animal Antiks are able to offer work-based diploma’s in Animal Care and Horse Care along with maths, English and ICT Functional Skills to level 2.
Riding High Educational Programme
Equine Learning is a Community Interest Company in Warwickshire, who offer inclusive therapeutic horsemanship, horse riding and education programmes, including the Riding High programme in partnership with Haddon Training.
Riding High is a learning programme for young people who are out of education or in part-time education. This person-centred programme enables young people to engage in learning in a supportive environment where their individual needs are taken into account. Equine Learning believes that everyone can learn, achieve and be successful in the right environment, with the right support. We also believe in following an individual’s interests to make learning accessible and enjoyable. Working in small groups or individually, this programme offers personal development through therapeutic horsemanship, animal care and individualised learning. We work in partnership with Haddon to provide City and Guild’s qualifications in Horse care and Riding level 1&2, Animal Care level 1&2 and functional Maths and English.
Schools and FE Colleges
Farleigh Further Education College
Farleigh Further Education College in Frome was established in 2000 as an independent specialist residential college for up to 90 students aged 16 to 25 with Asperger Syndrome and associated conditions. Working with Haddon Training, Farleigh Further Education College is able to place young people into work experience placements and offer work-based diploma’s in Animal Care and Horse Care to Level 3.
Priory College Swindon provides residential and day placements for students with specific social and communication difficulties, particularly autism and Asperger Syndrome, including co-morbid conditions, sexualised and anti-social behaviour. The independent specialist college has a clear focus on improving employability and employment outcomes for young people aged 16 to 25 years old. Working with Haddon Training, Priory College Swindon is able to offer elements of, or full, work-based Diploma’s in Animal Care, Horse Care and Business Support Services to its young people.
The Saddlery Training Centre
The Saddlery Training Centre opened in September 2000 and has since become established as the only centre to offer the Government Funded Apprenticeship Scheme and also its bespoke range of courses which aim to support those in the trade whether they are apprentices or saddlers wishing to update their skills and gain qualifications. The centre works in close association with The Saddlers Company, The Society of Master Saddlers, City and Guilds, ABC Awards, Skillset and The British Equestrian Trade Association
3ii Training are an independent Training Provider based in Worksop, East Midlands. 3iii focus on employability training and deliver Traineeships in partnership with Haddon Training.