Course Start Date
20 Jul 2022
13 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Farriery is a one-of-a-kind course in NSW. Be highly valued as a qualified farrier with the skills to create and carry out hoof care plans, fit shoes and organise small business operations.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Safely handle horses during a farrier service
- Fit shoes to alleviate abnormalities
- Make shoes, fit them correctly and create hoof care plans
- Fabricate farrier tools
- Organise tax and insurance for a small business
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A passion for horses
- Strong attention to detail
- Excellent communication skills
- Teamwork and collaboration
- Confidence working solo
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- Industry recognition as a qualified farrier
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
- Skills and knowledge to start your own small farriery business
- A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
- Qualified farrier
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Performance Horse Management
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
This is a combination, variable course. You must attend approximately 13 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 8 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.
The course will run 3 days a week for 36 weeks.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday and Thursday with day classes and Friday with morning classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- Personal Protective Equipment which includes
- cotton drill long sleeve shirt
- long work pants
- closed in boots
- safety glasses
You must have a reliable device/computer and WIFI connection
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
|ACMFAR305||Perform welding tasks using a forge|
|ACMFAR307||Make standard shoes for a range of equines|
|ACMFAR313||Trim equine hooves|
|ACMFAR314||Perform routine welding techniques for farriery activities|
|ACMFAR315||Use and maintain hand and power tools for farriery or hoof care activities|
|ACMFAR318||Repair and manufacture hand tools used in farriery|
|ACMFAR319||Handle equines safely during farriery or hoof care services|
|ACMFAR401||Apply knowledge of equine musculoskeletal system, biomechanics and pathology for effective hoof care|
|ACMFAR402||Fit shoes to alleviate moderate abnormalities and defects in equines|
|ACMFAR403||Fit shoes to alleviate severe abnormalities and defects in equines|
|ACMFAR404||Use farriery techniques to meet special needs of equines|
|ACMFAR405||Coordinate day-to-day equine service operations|
|ACMFAR406||Work effectively in the farriery industry|
|ACMFAR407||Respond to emergencies and apply first aid to equines|
|ACMFAR408||Determine hoof care and hoof protection plans for equines|
|ACMFAR409||Select and fit shoes for normal healthy equines|
|BSBFIA301||Maintain financial records|
|BSBSMB303||Organise finances for the micro business|
|BSBSMB305||Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business|
|BSBWHS301||Maintain workplace safety|
|HLTAID011||Provide First Aid|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.Apply Now
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