Racing NSW, TAFE NSW Western Sydney

Certificate III in Racing (Trackrider)

National Course Code: RGR30108

TAFE NSW Course Number: RGR30108-01V02

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
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

Study Options & Enrolment

Full Fee: $8,100 | Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,620
Start Date:
Study Type:
Course Type:
Government subsidised