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Festina Lente is a QQI Approved Centre and offers QQI courses to the public.

Therapeutic Riding Coaching Programme

The Therapeutic Riding Coaching Programme aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge required to enable them to work as a Therapeutic Riding Coach. The programme uses equine based learning techniques together with knowledge of disability to design and develop learning and therapeutic interventions for people with special needs.
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Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator Training Programme

The Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator Training Programme provides students with the skills, understanding and practical experience of involving equines, successful graduates will be able to offer equine assisted learning and coaching to young children, teenagers and adults from all different backgrounds.
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Festina Lente provides a wide range of QQI accredited training programmes and courses to young people and adults, all of whom have specific learning styles and abilities.

Equestrian Training Programme

The Equestrian Training Programme is a 3 year full time course which enables the learner to develop the knowledge, skills and competence in a broad range of equine skills to work in a variety of equine sectors.
Successful graduates will be awarded a QQI level 4 Major Award in Horsemanship.
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Transition Training Programme

The Transition Training Programme is a three year rehabilitative training programme for people with a learning disability which aims to provide trainees with a range of vocational and leisure related experiences.
Successful graduates will be awarded a QQI Level 3 Certificate in General Learning.
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