Certificate II in Equine Industry

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  • Objectives
    This course provides you with a general industry overview and the basic skills required if you are thinking about working in the equine industry. It replaces the Certificate II in Horse Studies (2201AHC), which was first accredited in 1996.
  • Entry requirements
    There are no prerequisites for this course. Other Entry Requirements You will need to be prepared to work in an outdoor environment and actively adhere to safe work practices.
  • Academic title
    Certificate II in Equine Industry
  • Course description
    Key Study Areas      

    Key study areas include:

        * Horse care and maintenance
        * Horse health
        * Equine industry research
        * OH&S

    Duration Options

    This course is delivered full time at Junortoun over 18 weeks, or part time to suit the needs of the student.

    It is also currently offered to schools in a range of flexible options, allowing students to study the knowledge components in their own time and to gain practical experience during block release or on set days during the school year. 

    Employment Opportunities     

    This course provides you with an opportunity to learn about the equine industry and the essential skills for handling and caring for horses. During your studies you will learn about future opportunities in horse related industries.

    Further Study Options    

    Further study options include the certificates associated with the Racing Industry Training Package, the horse breeding elements of the Rural Industry Training Package, Veterinary Nursing or similar animal care/handling courses.


    You will be assessed as part of this course.

    Typical Course Content     (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
    BSBCMN214A     Create And Use Simple Spreadsheets
    RGRH101A          Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety Procedures
    RGRH311A          Apply Principles Of Basic Anatomy And Physiology To Horses
    RGRH318A          Determine Nutritional Requirements For Standardbreds Or Thoroughbreds
    RTE2104A          Carry Out Regular Horse Observation
    VBM656             Work Effectively In The Equine Industry
    VBM657             Identify And Develop A Career Path In The Equine Industry
    VBM658             Communicate Within The Equine Industry
    VBM659             Monitor Horse Health
    VBM660             Horse Riding Or Driving Skills 1
    VBM661             Handle Horses Safely In The Equine Industry
    VBM662             Care For Horses In The Equine Industry
    VBM663             Horse Riding Or Driving Skills II - Specific Equine Discipline
    VBM664             Assist In The Conduct Of An Event In The Equine Industry
    VBM665             Care For Mares And Foals In The Equine Industry
    VBM666             Provide Advice On Equine Products & The Selection & Fitting Of Equine Equipment,                          Gear & Clothing
    VBM709             Assist In Preparation Of A Horse For A Competition
    VBM711             Install, Maintain And Repair Fencing
    VBM712             Assist With Basic Routine Maintenance Of Machinery And Equipment
    VBM713             Introduction To Occupational Health And Safety Procedures
    VBM714             Apply Principles Of Basic Anatomy And Physiology To Horses
    VBM715             Carry Out Regular Horse Observation
    VBM739             Identify Horse Breeding Principles And Assist In Practices
    WRRCA2B          Apply Retail Office Procedures
    WRRCS2B          Apply Point Of Sale Handling Procedures

    Recognition of Prior Learning    

    Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.

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