Certificate III in Racing - Trackrider
Melbourne Polytechnic, TAFE VIC
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Racing Training Package. It applies to employees who are independently engaged or employed to exercise thoroughbred horses on the instruction of a trainer. These employees work independently with limited supervision in a defined range of varied contexts that may be complex and non-routine.
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; Manage personal health and fitness; Handle horses; Communicate in the workplace; Assist with transportation of horses; Perform basic riding tasks; Develop riding skills for flatwork; Perform stable duties; plus more. Electives: Communicate electronically; Deal with conflict; Attend horses at race meetings and trials; Implement stable operations; Implement feeding programs for racehorses under direction; 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: RGR30108
- Full-time internal = 1 year
19 units: 16 core; 3 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Horse trainers supervise the preparation of horses for thoroughbred or harness races, advise and consult with owners and instruct stable staff and jockeys/drivers.