Certificate II in Equine Studies

Code:
22246VIC
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Recognition
Meets the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
Entry requirements
No minimum education. A moderate level of physical stamina, strength, agility and coordination is required to meet the physical demands placed on individuals who handle horses and undertake stable management duties and is designed to ensure their safety, the safety of others and the safety of the horses in their care.
Units in this course
Fee range
$2,452 - $5,981 (full fee)
$1,952 - $2,016
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About recognition

The courses shown on the Victorian Skills Gateway website are regulated qualifications under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), or short training programs made up of units of competency from regulated qualifications.

Units
Unit code
Unit title
AHCHBR203A
Provide daily care for horses
AHCINF201A
Carry out basic electric fencing operations
AHCINF202A
Install, maintain and repair fencing
AHCINF203A
Maintain properties and structures
AHCMOM203A
Operate basic machinery and equipment
AHCWRK204A
Work effectively in the industry
BSBITU202
Create and use spreadsheets
HLTAID002
Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
RGRPSH203A
Perform basic driving tasks
RGRPSH205A
Perform basic riding tasks
SIRXADM001A
Apply retail office procedures
SIRXCCS201
Apply point-of-sale handling procedures
SIRXCCS202
Interact with customers
SIRXSLS002A
Advise on products and services
SIRXSLS201
Sell products and services
SISOEQO201A
Handle horses
SISOEQO202A
Demonstrate basic horse riding skills
VU21401
Work safely in an equine organisation
VU21402
Implement horse health and welfare practices
VU21403
Implement and monitor a horse feeding program
VU21404
Relate equine form and function
VU21405
Equine anatomy
VU21406
Equine physiology
VU21407
Demonstrate basic horse riding or driving skills
VU21408
Demonstrate novice horse riding or driving skills
VU21409
Assist in the preparation of a horse for an event
VU21410
Assist in the conduct of an event in the equine industry
VU21411
Horse breeding principles and practices
VU21412
Care for pregnant mares and foals
VU21413
Develop basic coaching skills
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  • Available data from the Australian Course Information Register

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