Certificate III in Racing - Advanced Stablehand

TAFE NSW

This qualification is part of the Racing Training Package. An advanced stablehand or stable foreman takes charge of daily operations in a thoroughbred or harness racing stable. The advanced stablehand works to the delegated instructions of the trainer who has overall responsibility for the enterprise. However, an advanced stablehand is permitted under the Rules of Racing to act for the trainer on race days. An employee in this role works independently with limited supervision in a range of areas across a defined range of skills where they are required to use judgement, interpret information, apply solutions to various problems and be responsible for their own outputs.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

22 units: 19 core; 3 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; Achieve requirements for industry induction; Communicate in the workplace; Deal with conflict; Handle horses; Assist with transportation of horses; Perform stable duties; Attend horses at trackwork; Attend horses at race meetings and trials; Implement stable operations; Supervise handling of horses; Supervise transportation of horses; plus more. Electives: Communicate electronically; Manage personal health and fitness; Perform basic driving tasks; plus more.

Further information:

This qualification is suited to Australian apprenticeship pathways.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

Related Careers:

Stablehand,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Western Sydney - Richmond No info No

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