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- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
This qualification provides an occupational outcome for industries and agencies in rural and regional Australia.
Depending on the units selected individuals can be employed not only in rural industries but also other rural and regional sectors, such as local government, tourism, hospitality, transport, construction, community services, information technology and metals.
Industry expects individuals with this qualification to carry out routine tasks under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work.
This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.
No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a blended, face to face and online course. You will need to attend approximately an average of 0.8 hours of class per week through workshop attendance for 2 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 12 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 1.2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including practicing skills and knowledge and working with horses.
This course is blended delivery. Learners are expected to devote approximately 15-21 hours per week to the program. Practical workshops are held 3 times a year at Taree campus for 4 days each time. Learners must attend every workshop, but this can be discussed with your teacher if you feel you have sufficient practical skills
*IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?**
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Wish to gain entry level skills in the performance horse industry. Learners can progress to higher level courses and gain credit for some of the completed units
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Online Trainers are available 5 days per week for support and assistance with the course
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)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
This course is blended delivery. Practical workshops are held 3 times a year at Taree campus for 4 days each time. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.
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?
Attendance at practical workshops will involve accommodation costs to the learners if they are travelling to Taree for the workshops.
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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
Enrolling 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. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.
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|AHCWHS201||Participate in work health and safety processes|
|AHCWRK204||Work effectively in the industry|
|AHCWRK209||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|AHCLSK210||Muster and move livestock|
|ACMEQU202||Handle horses safely|
|ACMEQU203||Provide basic care of horses|
|ACMEQU205||Apply knowledge of horse behaviour|
|ACMEQU210||Lunge educated horses|
|ACMHBR201||Check and treat horses|
|ACMHBR302||Carry out basic hoof care procedures|
|AHCLSK202||Care for health and welfare of livestock|
|AHCLSK203||Carry out birthing duties|
|AHCLSK207||Load and unload livestock|
|AHCLSK208||Monitor livestock to parturition|
|AHCLSK211||Provide feed for livestock|
|AHCLSK316||Prepare livestock for competition|
|AHCWRK201||Observe and report on weather|
Depending on the units selected individuals can be employed not only in rural industries but also other rural and regional sectors, such as local government, tourism, hospitality, transport, construction, community services, information technology and met
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.Enrol Now
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