This unit will demonstrate your understanding of the role and responsibility of a senior manager within an equestrian business. You will plan and present a response to a major incident on a yard or other equestrian business.
Our Stage 5 assessments are currently closed for bookings, however you can view the proposed dates for your diary.
- A minimum age of 22 years
- BHS Stage 4 Senior Care (Unit 1) and BHS Stage 4 Senior Management (Unit 2)
- BHS Gold member – Membership discounts apply for learners who are training for or taking BHS qualifications
You will present on a pre-defined scenario. Scenarios will be one of the below:
- Outbreak of an infectious or contagious disease
- Repercussions following a riding fatality on site
- Serious welfare concern
- Celebrity or media visit
- Social media fake news
- Break in / burglary
- Flooding or fire
- It failure / GDPR breach / power cut
- Serious safeguarding concern
You will be assessed on the following learning outcome:
- Present a response to a major incident
Download the full assessment criteria to review the learning outcome in more detail.
- At the assessment, you will be given a case study that includes details of the business and a major incident relating to one of the above scenarios.
- You will be given one hour of preparation time to prepare a response. You will assume the role of senior manager and will have full responsibility for the management of the incident.
- You will present your review to a panel of industry professionals (for example, BHS Assessors, BHS Centre Proprietors and veterinarians).
- Your presentation should last between 15-30 minutes, with an additional allowance of 15-30 minutes for questions from the panel (total 45 minutes per session).
- A presentation using technology (for example Microsoft PowerPoint) will not be required.
All applicants are encouraged to undertake training and guidance at a BHS Approved Centre or with a BHS Accredited Professional Coach to ensure you are ready for your assessment. We also encourage you to practice the delivery of your presentation before your assessment.