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Certificate III in Horse Industry Practice (Performance Horse)

National Course Code: 10229NAT

TAFE NSW Course Number: 10229NAT-01V01


Study Type:
Full Time

Start Date:
22 Jan 2018


18 weeks

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $9,220
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,620

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

This course provides participants with a range of knowledge and skills needed
to perform the following functions associated with the role of
groom/strapper/senior groom for performance horses:
- handle, feed, exercise, groom and care for horses
- work with a wide variety of horses of different sizes, features and
- work within workplace procedures and codes of practice within designated
- communicate effectively with supervisors and team members alike
- be capable of administering first aid to humans and to horses.

Part of this qualification is delivered online and at work placement.

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.

There are no entry requirments for this course.

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.

Groom, strapper, senior groom.

AHCHBR303A Carry out mare mating or artificial insemination procedures
AHCWRK313A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
SISOEQO201A Handle horses
AHCHBR306A Prevent and treat equine injury and disease
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
SISOEQO202A Demonstrate basic horse riding skills
AHCHBR307A Assess suitability of horses for stock work
HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes
SISOEQO304A Apply first aid for horses
AHCHBR309A Determine nutritional requirements for horses
NSWTEQU205B Lunge performance horses for exercise
AHCBIO305A Monitor and review biosecurity measures
AHCLSK314A Prepare animals for parturition
NSWTEQU304B Maintain the health and welfare of performance horses
AHCINF302A Plan and construct an electric fence
NSWTEQU303B Care for performance horses

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 www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$2,190
Second qualification$2,620
Non-government subsidised fee$9,220

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 22 Jan 2018

Full Time: 35 hours per week x 18 Weeks

Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm (subject to change)

To enquire about this course, please use the Enquire option.

For more information on this course please contact The Australian Racing And Equine Academy at Richmond College on 02 4570 9041

Your Orientation/Enrolment day will be on:
Thursday, 7 December 2017 from 1 pm to 5 pm
TAFE NSW Richmond
Block K, Room KG.06
Cnr Blacktown Road and Campus Drive

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au 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.

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