Diploma of Racing (Racehorse Trainer)

RGR50118

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals licensed to operate a business that trains horses commercially for multiple owners to compete in industry-regulated events in the harness or thoroughbred racing codes. The trainer at this level generally manages a large training establishment with several staff members, often operating interstate and/or internationally, with extensive demands from owners, media and public.

The qualification covers high-level technical, planning and management skills required to manage a complex business as well as detailed knowledge of the rules relating to racing partnerships and syndication, and horse pedigree, conformation and animal physiology.

This qualification is required for industry licensing and registration in some states and territories. Refer to the relevant state or territory Principal Racing Authority for current requirements.

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 Diploma of 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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NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

Satisfied with Training

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

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 (Diploma).

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 (Diploma).

Jobs

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

Technicians and Trades Workers

31.7%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Professionals

21.8%

Professionals
Managers

18.2%

Managers

Industries

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

Agriculture, forestry and fishing

32.4%

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Administrative and support services

10.5%

Administrative and support services
Public administration and safety

9.4%

Public administration and safety

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.
Select a state or territory for more information.

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 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.


Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Racing and Breeding Career Pathway

Diploma of Racing (Racehorse Trainer) is in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Racing and Breeding.


Stream

Greyhound Racing
Administration
Track Maintenance

Certificate III

Certificate IV

Diploma

Advanced Diploma

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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.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

 


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