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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

Our valued supporters

We could not continue our valuable work without the support of our many friends and donors, including corporate sponsors. Without their support many HEROS Charity fundraising events would not be possible; we are grateful to our sponsors for the opportunity their support provides in enabling us to take our fundraising activities to a wider audience.