This qualification is part of the Animal Care and Management Training Package. It is for people who want to become a farrier tradesperson, either working for an established farriery business or operating their own business. During the course, students will learn how to handle horses and equipment safely; use a forge; weld using metal arc, gas metal arc and oxy acetylene; use power tools; use, maintain, repair, and manufacture hand tools; establish foot care and shoeing plans for horses and keep records.

Entry Requirements:

An apprenticeship contract


21 units

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Fit shoes to alleviate moderate faults and defects in horses; Fit shoes to alleviate severe faults and defects in horses; Accommodate special needs of particular horses through farriery techniques; Make standard shoes for a range of horses; Determine foot care and shoeing plans for horses; Fit shoes for normal healthy horses; Maintain, repair and manufacture hand tools used in farriery; Keep records for a primary production business; Respond to emergencies and apply essential first aid in the equine industries; Contribute to OHS processes; plus more.

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Globe Derby Park No info Yes
Globe Derby Park No info Yes
Established in 2001, Educational Services and Consultants Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation based at Globe Derby Park, South Australia. The provider offers horse industry training. They are an approved WorkReady Provider for Certificates II & III in Racing (Stablehand/Advanced Stablehand).

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