Certificate IV in Racing (Racehorse Trainer)

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RGR40118
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Government-subsidised training
Recognition
Meets the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
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).
Units in this course
Fee range
$4,165 - $9,135 (full fee)
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About government-subsidised training

Students may be eligible for government-subsidised training. This is only offered by training providers who have a contract with the Victorian Government to deliver government-subsidised training.

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About Tuition fee-free at TAFE

Courses marked 'Tuition fee-free at TAFE' are on the Victorian Government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative list. This means students who are eligible for government-subsidised training can enrol in one priority course for free at a TAFE Victoria provider in 2019.

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About pre-apprenticeship courses

This course is available to study as a pre-apprenticeship. A pre-apprenticeship is a great way to get a feel for the industry before committing to an apprenticeship.

Some pre-apprenticeships can help reduce the length of a formal apprenticeship. This only applies to selected courses approved by the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA). To find out if this applies to your pre-apprenticeship contact your training provider.

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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
Unit type
ACMEQU205
Apply knowledge of horse behaviour
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ACMEQU406
Manage selection of horse for new or inexperienced handler, rider or driver
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ACMHBR305
Assess suitability of horses for specific uses
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BSBSMB305
Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business
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BSBSMB403
Market the small business
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BSBSMB406
Manage small business finances
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BSBSMB407
Manage a small team
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BSBSUS501
Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
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BSBWHS301
Maintain workplace safety
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HLTAID003
Provide first aid
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PSPGEN032
Deal with conflict
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RGRCMN203
Comply with racing industry ethics and integrity
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RGRCMN305
Participate in racing protests and inquiries
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RGRCMN402
Participate in media interviews for racing
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RGRPSH203
Perform basic driving tasks
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RGRPSH204
Prepare to drive jog work
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RGRPSH301
Implement stable operations
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RGRPSH302
Supervise handling of horses
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RGRPSH305
Develop driving skills for trackwork
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RGRPSH401
Provide care and treatment of horses
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RGRPSH402
Drive horses in pacework and fast work
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RGRPSH403
Educate horses for harness racing
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RGRPSH407
Educate thoroughbred horses for racing
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RGRPSH408
Manage horse health and welfare
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RGRPSH409
Determine nutritional requirements for racing horses
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RGRPSH420
Participate in implementing racehorse exercise programs
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RGRPSH421
Operate horse racing training business
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RGRPSH422
Promote and maintain business arrangements with racehorse owners
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RGRPSH423
Train horses for jumping racing
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RGRPSH501
Plan and adapt training and conditioning programs for racehorses
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RGRPSH502
Plan and implement education of horses for racing
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RGRPSH503
Trial and race horses
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RGRPSH504
Develop systems and records for horse racing business training operations
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RGRPSH505
Select horses for racing
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RGRTRK402
Relate animal welfare to track and environmental conditions
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SIRXMKT006
Develop a social media strategy
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About the fee range
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The full fee range does not factor in any government subsidies.

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The ranges are based on:

  • Estimated tuition fees for the whole of the course with a Victorian Government subsidy 
  • Rates for local students only (not for international)  
  • Available data from the Australian Course Information Register

The fee ranges shown do not factor in concessions or scholarships. They also exclude other fees set by the training provider such as materials, services, and amenities.

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