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Certificate II in Racing Industry (This is a general qualification related to conditions operating in the thoroughbred code)

National Course Code: RGR20218


The nationally accredited Certificate II in Racing Industry will put you on the fast track to a career in the horse racing industry. Learn the foundation skills you need to safely handle horses during feeding, grooming, and exercising and start your career in breeding, training or racing stables.


Through hands-on practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Exercise and ride horses
  • Provide first aid to horses
  • Clean and muck out stables
  • Maintain equipment such as horse riding tack
  • Manage early morning starts


Develop the skills needed to get employed in the racing industry:

  • Reliability
  • Time management
  • Empathy and enthusiasm
  • Attention to detail
  • Collaboration and teamwork


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • Strong links with industry and employers
  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • A strong foundation to continue your equine studies


Expand your skills and knowledge with these Certificate III courses:

  • Certificate III in Horse Breeding
  • Certificate III in Racing (Stablehand)
  • Certificate III in Racing (Trackwork Rider)
  • Certificate III in Performance Horse

Take your studies to the next level with:

  • Certificate IV in Racing (Racehorse Trainer)


The thoroughbred racing industry is one of the oldest and most lucrative industries in Australia, worth about $9 billion. Providing more than 70,000 jobs nationally, there is an ongoing need for employees to be skilled to industry standards. An entry level qualification is a great stepping stone into the varied careers on offer in this evolving industry.


This course is currently available at 1 campus location across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Full Time

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Richmond: Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,340.00
  • Start Date: 03 Aug 2020
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

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