Key Study Areas
Key study areas include:
* Horse care and maintenance
* Horse health
* Equine industry research
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.
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.