The course comprises both academic studies in the classroom and practical sessions on the college yard. The college has a competition yard with a variety of horses schooled in various disciplines. The yard has both indoor and outdoor arenas and various management and training facilities.
As part of the course, learners will have an opportunity to run and take part in both affiliated and unaffiliated competitions held at the college.
Coleg Sir Gar is an approved British Horse Society (BHS) assessment and training centre delivering and preparing learners for BHS assessments in complete horsemanship from stage one to stage four as well as the Ride Safe assessments and training. Learners also have the opportunity to take part in BHS training days and demonstrations.
The course includes visits to specialist equine establishments as well as lectures and demonstrations from industry professional guest speakers as part of compulsory employer involvement.
Learners will develop literacy and numeracy skills and will experience bilingual learning.