Welcome to the Doncaster Equine College application page. Doncaster Equine College (DEC) sits within the National Horseracing College (NHC) with which it shares its facilities. 

Please fill in all the appropriate fields where possible. 

Details of the courses on offer can be viewed here

Attendance at the College based just outside Doncaster is on a day basis and not a residential programme so consider your options of travel to and from the College for your course.

Before completing this application make sure you have as much information to hand as possible such as National Insurance number, names and details of anyone who will be giving you a reference, exam results and email addresses.

Please ensure that the email address you enter does not start with  or contain  a Capital (Upper Case) letter as this can cause the system to decline the email.  E.g enter cleverclogs@gmail.com and not CleverClogs@gmail.com

You must click on the APPLY button at the end to ensure your Application gets to us and if you do not receive an email within 24 hours contact us on 01302 861000 or email info@doncasterequinecollege.co.uk.

Please note that fields highlighted in green are mandatory and if not completed your Application will not be submitted.

Personal Details

Please fill in your personal details.

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Contact Details

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The National Horseracing College/Doncaster Equine College collects information for its own and ESFA use and the privacy statement here covers how NHC and ESFA use your persoanl information.   You must select at least one option from the choices for allowed Contact and Preferred Contact Methods.  The full NHC/DEC GDPR Policy can be viewed here.

How We Use Your Personal Information This privacy notice is issued by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Department of Education (DfE). It is to inform learners how their personal information will be used by the DfE, the ESFA (an executive agency of the DfE) and any successor bodies to these organisations. For the purposes of relevant data protection legislation, the DfE is the data controller for personal data processed by the ESFA. Your personal information is used by the DfE to exercise its functions and to meet its statutory responsibilities, including under the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 and to create and maintain a unique learner number (ULN) and a personal learning record (PLR). Your information will be securely destroyed after it is no longer required for these purposes. Your information may be used for education, training, employment and well-being related purposes, including for research. The DfE and the English European Social Fund (ESF) Managing Authority (or agents acting on their behalf) may contact you in order for them to carry out research and evaluation to inform the effectiveness of training. Your information may also be shared with other third parties for the above purposes, but only where the law allows it and the sharing is in compliance with data protection legislation. You can agree to be contacted by other third parties by ticking any of the section below.

Further information about use of and access to your personal data, details of organisations with whom we regularly share data, information about how long we retain your data, and how to change your consent to being contacted, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esfa-privacy-notice

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Additional Information

Please fill in additional information about yourself below if you know it.

Other Details

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Next Of Kin

Please fill in your next of kin details.

Prior Qualifications

Please select and fill in your prior qualifications.  If you have not taken GCSEs yet please make sure you have included your predicted English/Maths Grades in the Personal Information section above.

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Education Details FOR DEC

Education Details FOR DEC

Questions about previous school and educational experience.
1. Date left school/college?
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2. What is the name of the school you attend now or the last one you attended?
3. Are you /have you been on any other Government funded training programmes?
4. Are you currently in education, employment or training?
5. If you have answered Yes to any education question and wish to give further details please enter them below:
6. If you have an Equine qualification please give details (Title, level grade etc) below:
7. What is your Nationality?
8. How long have you lived in your country of residence (years/months)?
9. If your first language is not English, do you require additional support?

Work and Practical Experience for DEC.

Work and Practical Experience for DEC.

1. Please give details of any work experience, voluntary work and/or employment you have had:
2. Have you worked with horses before?
3a. Have you any riding experience?
3b. If Yes then give brief details.
Please provide us with the names and addresses of two referees(not relatives) and how they know you.
If you left school in the last 2 years, one referee should be your Head Teacher or Form Tutor.

Hobbies and Interests for DEC.

Hobbies and Interests for DEC.

Tell us about your hobbies, interests, leisure activities, things you are good at and any achievements, awards and responsibilities you may have had:
My career aims are:

Medical Details

Medical Details

1a. Do you have any existing injuries or medical conditions that may impact on your ability to take the course?
1b. Please give a brief description of your injury or condition. We may ask for more details at interview.
2. What is your height (ft/in or m/cm)
3. What is your weight (st/lb or kg)?

Declarations for DEC

Declarations for DEC

Which Course/Programme are you applying for at NRC?
Student declaration
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Parent/Guardian Declaration(not required if candidate is age 18 or older):
Please provide an email address for Parent/Guardian or Next of Kin
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Other source of information:
Please indicate your current status in the UK(please mark the appropriate box)?

Other status description:
Do you have any unspent convictions?
Please give brief details of any unspent convictions:
Are you in any of the following categories?

Should you require any help when completing this application do not hesitate to get in touch with us by telephone on 01302 861000.

Visit www.doncasterequinecollege.co.uk for the ways to get in touch.