Certificate IV in Racing (Racehorse Trainer)

RGR40108

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of independently employed persons who are responsible for organising their own work as well as leading others and planning for and carrying out tasks of complex and non-routine functions.

A racehorse trainer is a person who is licensed to operate a business that trains horses under racing industry regulated licensing criteria for the purpose of competing in industry-regulated events. The trainer is responsible for the care, maintenance and racing performance of the animals. A trainer at this level has developed a sound knowledge of all aspects of the industry and has acquired competencies that enable performance of all tasks and duties associated with running a racing establishment, including managing staff, finances and equipment. The trainer is required to solve unpredictable problems by the analysis and evaluation of information and demonstrate broad knowledge in a variety of contexts. Knowledge of industry rules and legal procedures is essential.

Competencies attained in the units packaged for this qualification will apply to the harness and thoroughbred codes of the industry. Consequently when performance criteria are applied they will relate to the harness or thoroughbred code and a Certificate IV in Racing (Racehorse Trainer) must contain a statement as follows:

'This qualification was achieved under the conditions operating in the [insert relevant racing code - harness OR thoroughbred] code of the racing industry.'

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate IV).

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate IV).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate IV).

Jobs

Graduates of the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field (Certificate IV) are most often employed as:

Technicians and Trades Workers

27%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Managers

23.7%

Managers
Labourers

17.9%

Labourers

Industries

Graduates of the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field (Certificate IV) are most often employed in:

Agriculture, forestry and fishing

43.9%

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Electricity, gas, water and waste services

8.4%

Electricity, gas, water and waste services
Arts and recreational services

8.2%

Arts and recreational services

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 


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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships


Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship.


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