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Unit of competency details

RGRCMN305 - Participate in racing protests and inquiries (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RGRPSH417A - Participate in protests, inquiries and appealsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Changes to title, elements and performance criteria to remove appeals from unit. 04/Jul/2018

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 05/Jul/2018


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080301 Business Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080301 Business Management  05/Jul/2018 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

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

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise rights and responsibilities, seek advice and provide clear and accurate information at inquiries and protests based on the rules of racing.

The unit applies to individuals from the harness and thoroughbred codes of the racing industry, who participate in protests and inquiries.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Unit Sector

Common (CMN)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements 

Performance Criteria 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Participate in protests

1.1 Identify the protest process for the relevant racing code, including who can lodge a protest and the possible outcomes of a protest

1.2 Verify nature of protest and review video footage or other evidence related to the incident

1.3 Present evidence, as a protestor or defendant, and argue the case relevant to the rules of racing

2. Prepare for inquiries

2.1 Ensure the nature of inquiry is known and understood, and source the relevant rules of racing

2.2 Confirm inquiry participants and request permission to present witnesses or to have an advocate present

3. Participate in inquiries

3.1 Ensure rights, responsibilities and inquiry procedures are understood and observed

3.2 Ensure personal presentation and methods of address in inquiry are appropriate

3.3 Verify nature of the charge and plea options

3.4 Provide clear and accurate information in a manner that complies with workplace policies

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential for performance in this unit of competency but are not explicit in the performance criteria.

Skill 

Description 

Reading

  • Recognise the key features of a range of texts relating to protests and inquiries, the rules of racing and racing authority regulations

Writing

  • Use appropriate language and racing terminology when preparing statements for protests and inquiries

Oral communication

  • Interact verbally with a range of personnel to prepare for and participate in protests and inquiries

Numeracy

  • Review, analyse, compare and contrast numerical data that may be embedded in documents relevant to protests and inquiries

Navigate the world of work

  • Take responsibility for planning and organising own research to prepare for and participate in protests and inquiries

Interact with others

  • Work cooperatively with colleagues so as to be informed about racing issues and community views on racing
  • Recognise importance of taking audience, purpose and contextual factors into account when making decisions about what to communicate with whom, why and how

Get the work done

  • Address protests and inquiries in a calm, considered manner by providing objective, factual information
  • Understand the importance of secure information and privacy in relation to own work

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous¬†version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

RGRCMN305 Participate in racing protests and inquiries

RGRPSH417A Participate in protests, inquiries and appeals

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages.

Changes to title, elements and performance criteria to remove appeals from unit.

Equivalent unit

Links

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

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

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

Performance Evidence

An individual demonstrating competency in this unit must satisfy all of the elements and performance criteria of this unit. There must be evidence that the individual has:

  • interpreted rules of racing to verify the nature of charges and plea options relevant to one protest and one inquiry
  • prepared or reviewed evidence to support or defend the case
  • participated in at least one protest in the relevant racing code
  • participated in at least one inquiry in the relevant racing code.

Knowledge Evidence

An individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge required to perform the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit. This includes knowledge of:

  • principles, practices and processes for protests and inquiries
  • relevant rules of racing relating to the protest and inquiry
  • rights and responsibilities relating to protest and inquiry procedures
  • roles and responsibilities of protest and inquiry participants
  • witnesses that can be called and who can act as an advocate
  • personal responsibility for conduct relating to the relevant rules of racing
  • protocols and procedures for communicating with stewards and other people involved in the protest or inquiry
  • personal grooming and presentation requirements.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment of skills must take place under the following conditions:

  • physical conditions:
  • relevant racing sector work site or an environment that accurately represents workplace conditions
  • resources, equipment and materials:
  • relevant workplace documentation and resources
  • realistic case studies
  • relationships:
  • real personnel or realistic scenarios or role-plays for participating in protests and inquiries.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

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