Certificate IV in Racing - Racehorse Trainer

Australian Online Racing Accreditation AORA

This qualification is part of the Racing Training Package. It covers the skills and knowledge required by a racehorse trainer who is responsible for the care, maintenance and racing performance of horses. A trainer at this level has developed a sound knowledge of all aspects of the industry and has acquired competencies that enable performance of all tasks and duties associated with running a racing establishment, including managing staff, finances and equipment. The trainer is required to solve unpredictable problems by the analysis and evaluation of information and demonstrate broad knowledge in a variety of contexts. Knowledge of industry rules and legal procedures is essential.

Entry Requirements:

Candidates must have extensive industry-relevant experience in the care, welfare and management of horses. Candidates must be able to demonstrate that they have the appropriate skills and knowledge commensurate with Certificate III in Racing (Advanced Stablehand).


15 units: 7 core; 8 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Comply with the rules of racing and related protocols; Maintain and monitor OHS procedures and environmental work practices; Manage horse health and welfare; Operate horse racing training business. Electives: Supervise handling of horses; Determine nutritional requirements for racing horses; Plan and implement education of horses for racing; Select horses for racing; Assess conformation of horses; plus more

Related Careers:

Horse Trainer, Track Rider,
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Established in 2016, Australian Online Racing Accreditation AORA is a Registered Training Organisation offering training in racing.

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