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Statement of Attainment in Approved Rider

TAFE NSW Course Number: 162-R5314V02

Richmond and NSW State Wide

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Full Fee: $1,319

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This cohort is for track riders working in the racing industry who are licenced as track riders but wish to become approved riders under the jurisdiction of Racing NSW. Expectations of this cohort are to become a fully licensed Approved Rider.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

Must be licenced as a trackrider in NSW.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

This skill set is for track riders to make licensing requirements to become amateur jockeys.

Approved riders are able to be licenced as amateur jockeys

RGRPSH306A Develop basic trackwork riding skills
RGRPSH404A Ride horses at trackwork
RGRPSH405A Ride horses in jump outs
RGRCMN001A Comply with the rules of racing and related protocols
RGRPSH413A Prepare for race riding
RGRCMN201A Follow OHS procedures and observe environmental work practices
RGRPSH307A Exercise horses in pacework

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Course cost: $1,319

Start Date: Enrol anytime


This course is only offered on the job. Your assessor will work out an appropriate schedule for you based on your workplace requirements and licencing requirements.

To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol option.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.


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