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Qualification details

RGR40419 - Certificate IV in Greyhound Racing Industry (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes RGR40418 - Certificate IV in Racing (Greyhound Trainer)Changes to core units and packaging rules. Addition of new electives and specialisations. 09/Sep/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 10/Sep/2019


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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ACMACR401 - Comply with animal control and regulation requirementsComply with animal control and regulation requirements Elective
ACMCAN302 - Prepare and present information to the publicPrepare and present information to the public Elective
ACMCAS409 - Provide training advice to companion animal ownersProvide training advice to companion animal owners Elective
ACMGAS210 - Prepare for and conduct a tour or presentationPrepare for and conduct a tour or presentation Elective
ACMSPE304 - Provide basic care of domestic dogsProvide basic care of domestic dogs Elective
ACMSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Elective
ACMVET411 - Prepare, deliver and review animal care education programsPrepare, deliver and review animal care education programs Elective
BSBSMB303 - Organise finances for the micro businessOrganise finances for the micro business Elective
BSBSMB403 - Market the small businessMarket the small business Elective
BSBSMB407 - Manage a small teamManage a small team Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 361111 Dog Handler Or Trainer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Racing Industry 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Greyhound Trainer,Greyhound Adoption Program Assistant,Greyhound Health Assistant,Greyhound Owner Trainer,Greyhound Adoption Program Supervisor 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 361111 Dog Handler Or Trainer 07/Nov/2019 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 07/Nov/2019 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 10/Sep/2019 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version released with RGR Racing and Breeding Training Package Version 3.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in or providing services related to the greyhound racing industry.

It allows for three specialisations, including:

  • greyhound trainer – licensed to operate a business that trains greyhounds under racing industry- regulated licensing criteria for the purpose of competing in industry-regulated events
  • greyhound health assistant – providing independent non-veterinary greyhound health services for industry participants
  • greyhound transition to a pet – providing services to assess, educate and transition greyhounds bred for racing to pets in new homes.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements may apply to this qualification. Refer to your state or territory Controlling Body or Principal Racing Authority for current licence or registration requirements.

Entry Requirements

To undertake this qualification the individual must have:

  • skills and knowledge commensurate with RGR20117 Certificate II in Racing (Greyhound) demonstrating industry-relevant experience in the care, welfare and management of greyhounds.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 15 units of competency:
  • 5 core units plus
  • 10 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 IV in Greyhound Racing Industry choose:

  • at least 8 units from the electives in Groups A to D
  • up to 2 units from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

For the award of the Certificate IV in Greyhound Racing Industry (Trainer) choose:

  • all 4 electives from Group A 
  • at least 4 units from the electives in Groups B, C or D
  • up to 2 units from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

For the award of the Certificate IV in Greyhound Racing Industry (Health Assistant) choose:

  • all 4 electives from Group B
  • at least 4 units from the electives in Groups A, C or D
  • up to 2 units from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

For the award of the Certificate IV in Greyhound Racing Industry (Transition to Pet) choose:

  • all 4 electives from Group C
  • at least 4 units from the electives in Groups A, B or D
  • up to 2 units from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Where two specialisations are completed, award of the qualification would read (for example), Certificate IV in Greyhound Racing Industry (Trainer, Health Assistant).

Core Units

BSBWHS401

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

RGRPSG201

Handle greyhounds

RGRPSG207

Demonstrate greyhound racing industry integrity and ethical practice

RGRPSG302

Assess health and provide first aid for greyhounds

RGRPSG411

Interpret and manage greyhound behaviours

Elective Units

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

Group A Trainer

RGRPSG303

Meet nutritional needs of greyhounds

RGRPSG304

Participate in greyhound racing inquiries and appeals

RGRPSG307*

Train and race greyhounds

RGRPSG401

Relate anatomical and physiological features to the care and treatment of greyhounds

Group B Health Assistant

RGRPSG407

Work as a greyhound health assistant

RGRPSG408

Relate musculoskeletal structure to greyhound movement

RGRPSG409*

Assess greyhound structural and functional suitability for racing

RGRPSG410*

Provide massage therapy and non-invasive health treatments for greyhounds

Group C Greyhound Transition to Pet

ACMCAS409

Provide training advice to companion animal owners

RGRPSG402*

Assess greyhounds for suitability to transition to a pet

RGRPSG403*

Develop and implement greyhound transition to pet plans

RGRPSG404*

Carry out greyhound adoptions

Group D

ACMACR401

Comply with animal control and regulation requirements

ACMCAN302

Prepare and present information to the public

ACMCAS409

Provide training advice to companion animal owners

ACMGAS210

Prepare for and conduct a tour or presentation

ACMSPE304

Provide basic care of domestic dogs

ACMSUS401

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices 

ACMVET411

Prepare, deliver and review animal care education programs

BSBSMB303

Organise finances for the micro business

BSBSMB403

Market the small business

BSBSMB407

Manage a small team

BSBSMB420

Evaluate and develop small business operations

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

PSPGEN032

Deal with conflict

RGRCMN402

Participate in media interviews for racing

RGRPSG301

Rear greyhounds

RGRPSG305

Coordinate greyhound breeding

RGRPSG306*

Determine care and treatment needs of greyhounds

RGRPSG309*

Educate a greyhound

RGRTRK402

Relate animal welfare to track and environmental conditions

SIRXMKT006

Develop a social media strategy

SISXEMR002

Coordinate emergency responses

TAEASS301

Contribute to assessment

TAEASS401

Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS402

Assess competence

TAEASS403

Participate in assessment validation

TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

TAEDEL404

Mentor in the workplace

Prerequisite requirements

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

RGRPSG306 Determine care and treatment needs of greyhounds

RGRPSG201 Handle greyhounds

RGRPSG307 Train and race greyhounds

RGRPSG201 Handle greyhounds

RGRPSG309 Educate a greyhound

RGRPSG201 Handle greyhounds

RGRPSG402 Assess greyhounds for suitability to transition to a pet

RGRPSG411 Interpret and manage greyhound behaviour

RGRPSG403 Develop and implement greyhound transition to pet plan

RGRPSG402* Assess greyhounds for suitability to transition to a pet

RGRPSG411 Interpret and manage greyhound behaviour

RGRPSG404 Carry out greyhound adoptions

RGRPSG411 Interpret and manage greyhound behaviour

RGRPSG409 Assess greyhound structural and functional suitability for racing

RGRPSG201 Handle greyhounds

RGRPSG408 Relate musculoskeletal structure to greyhound movement

RGRPSG410 Provide massage therapy and non-invasive health treatments for greyhounds

RGRPSG201 Handle greyhounds

RGRPSG408 Relate musculoskeletal structure to greyhound movement

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

RGR40419 Certificate IV in Greyhound Racing Industry

RGR40418 Certificate IV in Racing (Greyhound Trainer)

Changes to core units and packaging rules

Addition of new electives and specialisations

No equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5c4b8489-f7e1-463b-81c8-6ecce6c192a0