Certificate II in Racing - Stablehand

South West TAFE

This qualification is part of the Racing Training Package. It reflects the role of employees who work under supervision and in known routines but with a defined amount of responsibility and limited judgement. Competency units attained in this qualification will apply to the harness and thoroughbred codes of the industry.

Course Fee:

Australian: $1,500

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


13 units: 11 core; 2 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Follow OHS procedures and observe environmental work practices; Apply first aid; Comply with the rules of racing and related protocols; Investigate job opportunities in racing and related industries; Achieve requirements for industry induction; Communicate in the workplace; Handle horses; Assist with transportation of horses; Perform stable duties; Attend horses at trackwork; Attend horses at race meetings and trials. Electives: Manage personal health and fitness; Communicate electronically; Perform basic driving tasks; Prepare to drive jog work; Perform basic riding tasks; Develop riding skills for flatwork.

Further information:

This qualification is suited to Australian apprenticeship pathways.

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Glenormiston No info No Full time 12 months
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