Certificate III in Racing - Advanced Stablehand
Melbourne Polytechnic, TAFE VIC
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
No minimum education
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.
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.
About Melbourne Polytechnic, TAFE VICMelbourne Polytechnic has six campuses around Melbourne - in Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, Heidelberg and Prahran. There are also four training centres: Northern Lodge - Eden Park (vineyard and horse stud), Northern Lodge - Yan Yean (broad acre farm), Growling Frog Vineyard (Yan Yean), and the Northern AMEP Centre at Broadmeadows. Melbourne Polytechnic's metropolitan campuses are located within convenient reach by public transport.
Melbourne Polytechnic is accredited to deliver around 550 nationally recognised courses on a full-time and part-time basis and over 410 institute accredited courses. Vocational training study options include pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships and traineeships, certificates (I - IV), diplomas, and advanced diplomas. Higher education study options include associate, bachelor and masters degrees.
Melbourne Polytechnic facilities include a 320-hectare farm and 300-hectare thoroughbred stud, Building and Construction Training Centre, Aquaculture Training and Applied Research Centre, Meat and Fish Processing Facility, four vineyards, two wineries, training restaurant and bistro, hairdressing salons, a TV studio, Technical Education Centre, Green Skills Centre of Excellence, state-of-the-art on-campus student accommodation, and a teaching and learning complex at the Preston campus.
Provider CRICOS: 00724G RTO code: 3075;HE
Certificate IIICourse code: RGR30208
- Full-time internal = 8 months
22 units: 19 core; 3 elective
No minimum education
This qualification is suited to Australian apprenticeship pathways.