Racing NSW, TAFE NSW Western Sydney

Certificate III in Racing (Trackrider)

National Course Code: RGR30108

TAFE NSW Course Number: RGR30108-01V03

The qualification covers the role of self-employed or employed persons who work independently with limited supervision in a defined range of varied contexts that may be complex and non-routine.

A trackrider is a person who is independently engaged or employed to exercise thoroughbred horses on the instruction of a trainer. The duties require judgement and the ability to communicate information concerning horse health, performance and temperament accurately to the trainer as well as high level riding skills and the ability to interpret and relay information covering a variety of circumstances.

Licensing considerations
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This qualification is required for industry licensing and registration in some states and territories. Refer to your state or territory Principal Racing Authority for advice.

Trackrider for a thoroughbred racing stable.

RGR30108 the Certificate III in Racing (Trackrider) will enable graduates to work as a Trackrider in a thoroughbred racing environment. Employment opportunities also exist as stablehands and as multi skilled employees of racetracks. Opportunities are also available in other sectors of the equine industry.

Study Options & Enrolment

Full Fee: $8,100 | Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,620
Start Date:
17/07/2017
Study Type:
Full Time
Duration:
1 Year
Course Type:
Government subsidised
Full Fee: $8,100 | Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,620
Start Date:
22/01/2018
Study Type:
Full Time
Duration:
36 Weeks
Course Type:
Government subsidised