Your route to becoming a
Racing Groom

Over 19 years old
already working in racing looking for a new job

There may come a time when you want to move on from your role.

You may feel you want a new challenge, move to a new area or look for more responsibility in another yard. There is support from The Careers Advice and Training Service (CATS) to help you plan a career path and the Careersinracing job board to help you find new jobs.

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Register with the Racing Groom Hub

By registering with our Racing Groom Hub we’ll notify you of courses, events and other industry news to help you start your career. You can also create and save a CV and letter to employers for work experience or jobs. As a bonus, we’ve arranged discounts and offers for you from a wide range of suppliers, events and services.

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Register with Careersinracing

Register for the Jobs Board on Careersinracing. You will be sent alerts for any vacancies in trainers’ yards.

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Apply for a job

If you want to find a new job in another yard you are welcome to use the CV builder and the covering letter template on the Racing Groom Hub. You will also find support available from The Careers Advice and Training Service (CATS).

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Develop your skills, experience and career with further training

There are lots of other training opportunities you can take once you are employed. You can complete your Level 3 Diploma in Work Based Racehorse Care and Management, gain other yard skills, improve your work riding or train to be a jockey or a trainer.

The Careers Advice and Training Service can help you plan your next steps and funding could be available from the industry or your employer for further training. The National Trainers Federation Charitable Trust (NTFCT) Grant and the Toby Balding Award for Development and Training could also give you financial support for your training.

And remember, your pay is linked to your level of experience and qualifications – the more training and skills you learn, the more you will get paid.

Join RACINGGROOM.com NOW!

Create an account on the Racing Groom Hub

Use our free CV & cover letter tools for easy job applications and to apply for Work Experience

Find any licensed trainer in the UK using our ’Trainer Locator’ who may offer you a job or work experience.

Access exclusive benefits for Racing Grooms

Top tip! If you can’t see your perfect job advertised, trainers welcome speculative applications too! Use the trainer locator to get started.

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