Course Start Date
15 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally recognised Certificate II in Rural Operations prepares you for an exciting role in the performance horse world. Learn a range of horse handling techniques and receive practical training at our specialty equine centre in Taree.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Handle horses safely and provide care for horses
- Understand horse behaviour
- Muster, move, load and unload livestock
- Manage feed for livestock
- Employ safe and sustainable work practices
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A love of working outdoors
- A comfort and talent for working with animals including horses
- Collaboration and teamwork skills
- Endurance to work long hours
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
- A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
- Horse handler in the performance horse industry
- Stable hand
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Certificate II in Rural Operations
- Certificate III in Performance Horse
- Certificate IV in Agriculture
- Diploma of Performance Horse Management
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
This is a full time, on campus course. You must attend approximately 15 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 5 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.
The course will run 2 days a week for 18 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 Tuesday and Wednesday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
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?
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
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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
|AHCWHS201||Participate in work health and safety processes|
|AHCWRK204||Work effectively in the industry|
|AHCWRK209||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|AHCCHM304||Transport and store chemicals|
|AHCCHM307||Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases|
|AHCMOM203||Operate basic machinery and equipment|
|AHCMOM216||Operate side by side utility vehicles|
|AHCMOM217||Operate quad bikes|
|AHCPGD203||Prune shrubs and small trees|
|AHCPHT201||Plant horticultural crops|
|AHCPHT205||Carry out post-harvest operations|
|AHCPMG202||Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders|
|AHCSOL202||Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing|
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.
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