Qualification details

RGR30418 - Certificate III in Racing Services (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 05/Jul/2018

Usage recommendation:
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Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes RGR30308 - Certificate III in Racing Services (Racing Administration)Two qualifications merged and revised to include specialisations for cadet steward and racing administration 04/Jul/2018
Supersedes RGR30408 - Certificate III in Racing Services (Cadet Steward)Two qualifications merged and revised to include specialisations for cadet steward and racing administration 04/Jul/2018


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
ACMEQU205 - Apply knowledge of horse behaviourApply knowledge of horse behaviour Elective
ACMGAS202 - Participate in workplace communicationsParticipate in workplace communications Core
AHCBIO202 - Follow site quarantine proceduresFollow site quarantine procedures Elective
BSBCUS301 - Deliver and monitor a service to customersDeliver and monitor a service to customers Elective
BSBDIV301 - Work effectively with diversityWork effectively with diversity Elective
BSBFIA301 - Maintain financial recordsMaintain financial records Elective
BSBINM301 - Organise workplace informationOrganise workplace information Elective
BSBITU301 - Create and use databasesCreate and use databases Elective
BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documentsDesign and produce business documents Elective
BSBWHS301 - Maintain workplace safetyMaintain workplace safety Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 452318 Dog Or Horse Racing Official 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0921 Sport And Recreation 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Racing Stewards,Racing Administration 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Racing Administrator,Thoroughbred Clerk of Scales,Racing Nominations and Acceptances Clerk,Timekeeper (Racing),Clerk of Course (Horse Racing),Greyhound Clerk of Scales,Greyhound Lure Driver,Photo Finish Operator,Harness Mobile Start Driver,Racing Secretary,Racing Licensing and Registration Clerk,Swab Attendant,Cadet Steward 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 452318 Dog Or Horse Racing Official 23/Aug/2018 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0921 Sport And Recreation 23/Aug/2018 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 05/Jul/2018 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version released with RGR Racing and Breeding Training Package Version 2.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the broad work responsibilities undertaken within regulatory and integrity services operations within the greyhound, harness or thoroughbred racing codes. The general qualification covers skills required for a range of racing services and operations. Two specialisations can be selected. The Cadet Steward specialisation covers duties required to assist stewards in race and non-race day activities and the Racing Administration specialisation covers general office administration conducted under racing-specific protocols and procedures.

Within this qualification individuals are responsible for organising their own work within known routines, often requiring well-developed decision making and problem-solving skills, and a high degree of confidentiality and discretion in their job functions. Knowledge of the rules of racing, racing protocols, animal welfare and duty of care requirements is considered essential.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

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

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

Entry Requirements

Greyhound, harness and thoroughbred racing codes are strictly regulated throughout Australia. Individuals electing to undertake the specialisation for Cadet Steward must meet the requirements of the relevant Controlling Body or Principal Racing Authority. Users are advised to check with the relevant authority for requirements.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 18 units of competency:
  • 4 core units plus
  • 14 elective units.

Elective units must ensure the integrity of the qualification s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome. Electives can be chosen to provide a general qualification or a qualification with a specialisation.

For the award of the Certificate III in Racing Services choose:

  • at least 11 units from Groups B and C
  • up to 3 units from the remaining electives in Groups B and C
  • up to 3 units from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

For the award of the Certificate III in Racing Services (Cadet Steward) choose:

  • at least 7  units from Group A including RGRSTD301 Perform duties of cadet steward
  • at least 4 other units from the electives in Groups A, B or C
  • up to 3 units from the remaining electives in Groups A, B or C
  • up to 3 units from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

For the award of the Certificate III in Racing Services (Racing Administration) choose:

  • at least 7 units from Group B
  • at least 4 other units from the electives in Groups B or C
  • up to 3 units from the remaining electives in Groups B or C
  • up to 3 units from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Core Units 

ACMGAS202

Participate in workplace communications

BSBWHS301

Maintain workplace safety

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

RGRCMN203

Comply with racing industry ethics and integrity

Elective Units 

Group A Cadet Steward 

CPPSEC3032A

Gather information by factual investigation

PSPREG001

Carry out inspections and monitoring under guidance

PSPREG011

Give evidence

RGRCMN305

Participate in racing protests and inquiries

RGRPSG304

Participate in greyhound racing inquiries and appeals

RGRSTD301

Perform duties of cadet steward

RGRSTD302

Interpret wagering trends

RGRSTD303

Assess racing and training gear suitability and safety

RGRSTD408

Analyse race performance

Group B Racing Administration 

BSBCUS301

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBFIA301

Maintain financial records

BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

BSBITU301

Create and use databases

BSBITU306

Design and produce business documents

BSBWOR301

Organise personal work priorities and development

BSBWRT301

Write simple documents

RGRADM301

Assist with race meeting operations

RGRADM302

Supervise use of track and race club facilities

RGRADM402

Prepare for race meeting special events

RGRROP312

Perform duties of licensing or registration clerk

RGRROP313

Process race nominations and acceptances

RGRROP317

Attend racing events and comply with protocols and safety procedures

RGRROP401

Perform duties of race programmer

Group C Additional electives 

ACMEQU205

Apply knowledge of horse behaviour

AHCBIO202

Follow site quarantine procedures

BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

PSPGEN032

Deal with conflict

PUACOM012B

Liaise with media at a local level

RGRCMN201

Investigate job opportunities in racing and related industries

RGRPSG201

Handle greyhounds

RGRPSH201

Handle racehorses in stables and at trackwork

RGRROP301

Perform ear branding and marking up of greyhounds

RGRROP302

Brand standardbred horses

RGRROP304

Perform duties of clerk of scales at greyhound race meetings

RGRROP306

Perform duties of clerk of scales for jockeys at thoroughbred race meetings

RGRROP311

Perform duties of greyhound race starter

RGRROP314

Perform duties of photo finish operator at greyhound or horse race meetings

RGRROP315

Perform duties of timekeeper at greyhound or horse race meetings

RGRROP316

Perform duties of track supervisor during trackwork operations

RGRROP406

Perform duties of harness race starter

RGRROP407

Perform duties of thoroughbred race starter

RGRROP410

Perform duties of racehorse handicapper

RGRROP411

Perform duties of greyhound or horse race judge

RGRSWA301

Collect non-blood samples from greyhounds or horses

RGRSWA302

Collect non-blood samples from racing personnel

RGRTRK303

Provide emergency animal assistance

RGRTRK402

Relate animal welfare to track and environmental conditions

SISXEMR001

Respond to emergency situations

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

RGR30418 Certificate III in Racing Services

RGR30308 Certificate III in Racing Services (Racing Administration)

Two qualifications merged and revised to include specialisations for cadet steward and racing administration

No equivalent qualification

RGR30418 Certificate III in Racing Services

RGR30408 Certificate III in Racing Services (Cadet Steward)

Two qualifications merged and revised to include specialisations for cadet steward and racing administration

No equivalent qualification

Links

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