Certificate III in Racing - Trackrider

Melbourne Polytechnic

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $10,550

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

19 units: 16 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; 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.

Recognition:

This qualification is required for industry licensing and registration in some states and territories. The qualification is suited to Australian apprenticeship pathways.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00724G

Related Careers:

Horse Trainer, Track Rider,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Epping No info Yes Full time 12 months

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