Approved Qualifications for Registration
The profession of farriery is regulated in England, Wales and Scotland by the Farriers Registration Council (FRC).
Other Recognised Qualifications for Registration
In addition to the Apprenticeship End Point Assessment (EPA) and the WCF Diploma in Farriery (QCF) examination the Farriers Registration Council also recognises certain other qualifications as meeting the standard for registration. The approved qualifications are currently:
* In accordance with the Act, the FRC also requires proof of two years regular and gainful engagement in shoeing horses subsequent to achievement of this qualification prior to registration.
To apply please contact the offices of the FRC.