Qualification Code: RGR30518

Qualification: Certificate III in Racing (Trackwork Rider) 

Course Category: Equine/Racing

RGR30518

Certificate III in Racing (Trackwork Rider)

RGR30518 - Certificate III in Racing (Trackwork Rider) - Traineeship

COURSE SUMMARY

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are independently engaged or employed as trackwork riders to exercise thoroughbred horses on the instruction of a trainer in the racing industry. Trackwork riders require high level riding skills to exercise racehorses at various paces. They must be able to interpret and implement trainer’s instructions and communicate information about racehorse fitness and performance accurately to the trainer. Trackwork riders work independently with limited supervision in a defined range of varied contexts that may be complex and non-routine. This qualification is required for industry licensing and registration in some states and territories. Users are advised to check with the relevant Principal Racing Authority for current requirements

POSSIBLE CAREER OUTCOMES
Track Rider
Stablehand

DURATION (GUIDE ONLY)
Up to 2 years

DELIVERY METHOD
Traineeship

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Must hold the RGR20108 Certificate II in Racing (Stablehand) and also be currently employed at a thoroughbred racing stable.

HOW TO APPLY
Contact your VET teacher at your school

FEES & CHARGES

Refer to the Fees & Charges on our Skillinvest website 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
To receive this qualification you must complete 11 core units, plus 7 elective units.
Elective units have been chosen by Skillinvest based on feedback from industry.

 

CORE UNITS ELECTIVE UNITS
ACMEQU208  Manage personal health and fitness for working with horses RGRPSH207 Perform racing stable duties
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others RGRPSH301 Implement stable operations
RGRCMN203 Comply with racing industry ethics and integrity RGRPSH302 Supervise handling of horses
RGRPSH201 Handle racehorses in stables and at trackwork RGRPSH303 Ride horses in jump outs
RGRPSH205 Perform basic riding skills in the racing industry  RGRPSH414 Ride horses in trials
RGRPSH209  Attend horses at race meetings and trials ACMEQU205  Apply knowledge of horse behaviour
RGRPSH211 Work effectively in the horse racing industry     
RGRPSH304 Identify factors that affect racehorse fitness and suitability to race    
RGRPSH306 Exercise horses in pacework    
RGRPSH307 Implement feeding programs for racehorses under direction    
RGRPSH404 Ride horses at trackwork    

** Elective unit selection should be discussed with your training provider to successfully customise a package to meet industry needs

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Individuals with a range of abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to apply

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