Comments about Certificate IV in Racing (Harness Trainer) - On Campus - Bendigo - Victoria
This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to become a harness trainer. This role involves training harness racing horses for outside owners, and may include employing several staff to assist you. Harness trainers often operate interstate, with responsibility for communicating with owners, the media and the general public. A thorough knowledge of the rules of racing and business practice is an essential requirement for trainers.
Completion of the Certificate III in Racing (Advanced Stablehand) is required. You must also be over the age of 18 to be granted a trainer's licence.
Certificate IV in Racing (Harness Trainer)
Key Study Areas
Key study areas include:
* Horse care
* Track riding/driving
* Handling horses safely
* Planning training and racing programs for horses
* Racing administration management
Selection Process • Individual Interview
Full time delivery at Junortoun over 36 weeks, or part time options are available.
Harness trainers are often self-employed, but there is potential to work as a senior trainer on behalf of other trainers or for major owners.
You will be assessed as part of this course.
Typical Course Content (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
RGRH206A Apply Occupational Health and Safety procedures in horse codes
RGRH207A Handle horses safely
RGRH208A Work effectively in the thoroughbred or standardbred code of the racing industry
RGRH209A Care for horses
RGRH310A Oversee safe handling of horses
RGRH311A Apply Principles Of Basic Anatomy And Physiology To Horses
RGRH312A Lead and co-ordinate personnel effectively in the racing industry
RGRH313A Ride or drive horses at track work
RGRH317A Maintain horses in a healthy state and safe environment
RGRH318A Determine Nutritional Requirements For Standardbreds Or Thoroughbreds
RGRH319A Assess health and first aid for standardbreds or thoroughbreds
RGRH420A Plan training and racing programs for standardbreds or thoroughbreds
RGRH421A Manage the education of standardbreds or thoroughbreds
RGRH422A Train and race standardbreds or thoroughbreds
RGRH423A Evaluate training and racing programs of standardbreds or thoroughbreds
RGRH424A Manage and perform administrative activities associated with racing horses
RGRH425A Manage maintenance and security of a training establishment
RGRH426A Manage finances for a horse-training establishment
RGRH427A Manage staff and/or self for horse trainers
RGRH528A Manage and promote a training and racing business
RGRH529A Manage security of staff and property for racing stables
RGRH530A Manage business-planning processes for training establishments
RGRH531A Manage and organise for effectiveness and efficiency in a training establishment
RUAAG3700HBA Select horses for breeding
RUAAG4701HBA Provide support for the conduct of artificial insemination 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.