Course Start Date
19 Jul 2021
32.5 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate II in Racing Industry will fast track your career in the racing industry as a stablehand and work areas like breeding, training, or racing stables. Learn foundational skills and knowledge to safely handle horses during feeding, grooming and exercising.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Manage early morning starts
- Effectively communicate in the workplace
- Identify horse behaviours and read their body language
- Exercise and ride horses
- Clean and muck out stables
- Provide first aid to horses
- Comply with racing industry ethics and follow safety standards
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A love for working with horses and care for their welfare
- An interest in learning about the racing industry
- The ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with others
- A hard working and reliable attitude
- Good observation and judgement skills
- An ethical mindset
- Excellent attention to detail
- Effective communication skills
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
- Strong links with industry and employers
- A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
GROW YOUR CAREER
Expand your opportunities with these further study options:
- Certificate III in Performance Horse
- Certificate III in Horse Breeding
- Certificate III in Racing (Stablehand)
- Certificate III in Racing (Trackwork Rider)
- Certificate IV in Farriery
Discover the skills you need for the job you want at the TAFE NSW Information Sessions, 21-25 June 2021.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Thursday, 24 June 2021||9.00 am to 4.00 pm||Richmond Campus, Building K, Level G, Room KG.06 - Drop in session|
This is a Full Time Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 32.5 hours of class, 3-4 days a week, for 18 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 2.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including research and assignments.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who have a genuine love of horses and a 'can do Attitude'
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Counselling Service
- Library services
- Smart Thinking (on demand study help for students)
Apply online via TAFENSW website.
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 Monday. This course will commence with Online learning via TAFENSW Moodle. 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:
You must provide your own riding boots, long pants, sleeved shirt to wear to practical class/s. Helmets can be supplied or you can bring your own.
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.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)
|ACMEQU205||Apply knowledge of horse behaviour|
|ACMGAS202||Participate in workplace communications|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|RGRCMN201||Investigate job opportunities in racing and related industries|
|RGRCMN203||Comply with racing industry ethics and integrity|
|ACMEQU202||Handle horses safely|
|ACMEQU208||Manage personal health and fitness for working with horses|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|RGRPSH201||Handle racehorses in stables and at trackwork|
|RGRPSH202||Assist with transportation of horses|
|RGRPSH205||Perform basic riding skills in the racing industry|
|RGRPSH207||Perform racing stable duties|
|RGRPSH211||Work effectively in the horse racing industry|
|SISXEMR001||Respond to emergency situations|
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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Phone 131 601
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