Society of Master Saddlers (UK) Ltd
Qualified Saddle Fitters Course
in association with City & Guilds / NPTC
Venue: Moulton College, Northants
Length of course: 4 days of tuition and one of assessment.
Dates: Course: 4th – 7th July 2016
Assessment: Saturday 9th July 2016 (Overseas candidates to be assessed on 8th)
Further dates of 2 x 2 days may be arranged subject to sufficient applications
Object of the course:
To make available the advanced principles of the SMS recommended saddle fitting system to members of the Society of Master Saddlers (UK) Ltd and their employees and UK saddle fitters who meet the attendance criteria. Delegates undertake assessment for the City & Guilds / SMS Certificate in Saddle Fitting.
Criteria for attendance:
Candidates must fulfil all of the following criteria:
submit written recommendations for attendance from 3 SMS members (from a minimum of 2 membership categories)
Members’ Fee in 2015: Course - £1,260 + VAT @ 20% Assessment - £320 + VAT
Non-members’ Fee in 2015: Course - £1,580 + VAT @ 20% Assessment - £320 + VAT
2016 fees to be confirmed
Course Fee Includes Four full days of practical and theory lectures
College Accommodation and all meals and refreshments
Candidates will be assessed on the following procedures:
Written paper, Conformation & Action in Hand, Saddle Assessment and Fault Identification, Taking Templates and Practical Saddle Fitting of two horses.
The Society of Master Saddlers (UK) Ltd
Green Lane Farm, Stonham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, England, IP14 5DS
Tel: 01449 711642 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org