Get Started! – education programme

Are you... Aged 19 years or above? Living in West Berkshire? interested in horses?

HEROS Charity is offering a unique opportunity for six adults to take part in its new entry-level course, Get Started! – preparing people for the working world.

The course is funded by West Berkshire Council’s Community Education Fund and is for learners living in West Berkshire.

Get Started! is a one-day-a-week programme over six weeks, offered free of charge to learners.

Through practical work experience learners will:

  • Improve confidence and self esteem
  • Practise teamwork, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Improve numeracy and literacy
  • Increase employment prospects
  • Learn how to look after horses
  • Gain practical skills in handling horses
  • Receive a certificate outlining achievements

Opportunities for progression...

Learners will receive post-course advice and guidance, and be referred onwards as appropriate for further training (e.g. traineeship, apprenticeship or other accredited course) or a work placement.


For further information or to apply for a place on the Get Started! course email or write to...

Eleanor Boden or Grace Muir CEO at HEROS Charity, North Farm Stud, Fawley, Wantage OX12 9NJ

@HEROScharity #GetStarted