Course Start Date
19 Apr 2021
33.8 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Racing (Stablehand) will ensure you are a front runner in the racing industry. Take your love of horses and early morning starts and learn to manage the daily operations of a harness or thoroughbred racing stable.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:
- Understand how the horse racing industry operates
- Effectively treat and train animals
- Groom and handle horses and supervise others to groom and handle horses
- Implement horse feeding programs
- Load horses onto floats and transport them to the racetracks
- Implement fitness regimes for horses
- Implement stable operations
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the personal qualities that will help you get ahead:
- Time management, reliability and flexibility
- Strong communication skills
- Collaboration and working as part of a team
- Empathy and a love of horses
** ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS **
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- A strong foundation to continue your equine studies
GROW YOUR CAREER
Specialise your skills and expand your industry knowledge with the Certificate IV in Racing (Racehorse Trainer). This course will build your experience with thoroughbred horses and horse racing.
Career outcomes and job roles:
- Senior stablehand
- Stable foreman
Thoroughbred racing is one of Australia's oldest and most lucrative industries with a worth of $9 billion. The industry provides more than 70,000 jobs nationally and has an ongoing need for employees to be skilled to current industry standards and ensure the industry remains strong and prosperous.
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a Full time course. You will need to attend 37.5 hours a week, 5 days a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 12.8 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 10 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, work experience and research.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who want to learn basic to intermediate skill to work in the Racing Industry.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Learning Support
- Vocational Counselling
- RU Ready screening
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
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled 5 days a week. 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 your own riding boots, long pants, sleeved shirt, cap, if you wish to use your own helmut bring to class/s.
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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
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.
A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au if you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|RGRPSH202||Assist with transportation of horses|
|RGRCMN203||Comply with racing industry ethics and integrity|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|RGRPSH201||Handle racehorses in stables and at trackwork|
|RGRPSH304||Identify factors that affect racehorse fitness and suitability to race|
|RGRPSH309||Implement feeding programs for racehorses under direction|
|RGRPSH301||Implement stable operations|
|ACMEQU208||Manage personal health and fitness for working with horses|
|RGRPSH303||Organise and oversee transportation of horses|
|RGRPSH207||Perform racing stable duties|
|RGRPSH308||Provide first aid and emergency care for horses or other equines|
|RGRPSH211||Work effectively in the horse racing industry|
|ACMEQU205||Apply knowledge of horse behaviour|
|RGRPSH209||Attend horses at race meetings and trials|
|ACMEQU202||Handle horses safely|
|RGRPSH205||Perform basic riding skills in the racing industry|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|SISXEMR001||Respond to emergency situations|
|RGRPSH302||Supervise handling of horses|
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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