Qualification details

RGR50118 - Diploma of Racing (Racehorse Trainer) (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RGR50108 - Diploma of Racing (Racehorse Trainer)Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages 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
ACMEQU406 - Manage selection of horse for new or inexperienced handler, rider or driverManage selection of horse for new or inexperienced handler, rider or driver Elective
BSBSMB403 - Market the small businessMarket the small business Elective
BSBSMB406 - Manage small business financesManage small business finances Elective
BSBSMB407 - Manage a small teamManage a small team Elective
BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityDevelop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Core
BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirementsImplement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements Elective
HLTAID008 - Manage first aid services and resourcesManage first aid services and resources Elective
PSPGEN032 - Deal with conflictDeal with conflict Elective
RGRCMN402 - Participate in media interviews for racingParticipate in media interviews for racing Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 361112 Horse Trainer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Racing Industry 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Harness Racing Trainer,Thoroughbred Trainer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 361112 Horse Trainer 05/Jul/2018 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 05/Jul/2018 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 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 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.'

Entry Requirements

To undertake this qualification the individual must have:

  • extensive skills and knowledge commensurate with RGR40118 Certificate IV in Racing (Racehorse Trainer) demonstrating industry-relevant experience in the care, welfare and management of horses.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 12 units of competency:
  • 7 core units plus
  • 5 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. The electives are to be chosen as follows:

  • 3 from the electives listed below
  • up to 2 from the electives listed below, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Core Units 

BSBSUS501

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

RGRCMN402

Participate in media interviews for racing

RGRPSH422

Promote and maintain business arrangements with racehorse owners

RGRPSH501

Plan and adapt training and conditioning programs for racehorses

RGRPSH502

Plan and implement education of horses for racing

RGRPSH504

Develop systems and records for horse racing business training operations

RGRPSH505

Select horses for racing

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.

ACMEQU205

Apply knowledge of horse behaviour

ACMEQU406*

Manage selection of horse for new or inexperienced handler, rider or driver

BSBSMB403

Market the small business

BSBSMB406

Manage small business finances

BSBSMB407

Manage a small team

BSBWHS401

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

HLTAID008

Manage first aid services and resources

PSPGEN032

Deal with conflict

RGRPSH401

Provide care and treatment of horses

RGRPSH409

Determine nutritional requirements for racing horses

RGRPSH420

Participate in implementing racehorse exercise programs

RGRPSH423

Train horses for jumping racing

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

TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

Prerequisite requirements 

Unit of competency 

Prerequisite requirement 

ACMEQU406 Manage selection of horse for new or inexperienced handler, rider or driver

ACMEQU205 Apply knowledge of horse behaviour

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

RGR50118 Diploma of Racing (Racehorse Trainer)

RGR50108 Diploma of Racing (Racehorse Trainer)

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent qualification

Links

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

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