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BHSQ Level 4 Senior Yard Manager (Stage 4) is for those looking to move into a management position in the equestrian industry. You may aspire to run a riding centre or become a senior groom within the sport.

This career certificate demonstrates your ability to independently manage an equestrian business, working alone and unsupervised. BHSQ Level 4 Senior Yard Manager (Stage 4) builds on the responsibilities of a Level 3 Groom and helps you to develop a greater understanding of business management, including health and safety legislation, yard and grassland maintenance. To achieve this, you will need considerable practical experience and knowledge. 

The BHSQ Level 4 Senior Yard Manager (Stage 4) qualification is awarded upon completion of two compulsory units:

  • Unit 1: Stage 4 Senior Care
  • Unit 2: Stage 4 Senior Management

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