Skill set details

RGRSS00058 - Turf Race Track Curator Skill Set (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release) 05/Jul/2018

Units of competency

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Modification History



Release 1

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


This skill set describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain turf track surfaces and associated facilities for thoroughbred racing using specialised materials, machinery and equipment.

Pathways Information

These units of competency provide credit toward and build specialist skills and knowledge in maintaining turf tracks for thoroughbred racing attained in:

  • RGR20218 Certificate II in Racing Industry (Track Maintenance specialisation)
  • AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture
  • AHC31316 Certificate III in Sports Turf Management.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No occupational licensing or regulatory requirements apply to this skill set at the time of publication.

Skill Set Requirements

  • AHCTRF401 Develop a sports turf maintenance program
  • BSBWHS301 Maintain workplace safety
  • PSPPCM001 Carry out basic procurement
  • RGRCMN203 Comply with racing industry ethics and integrity
  • RGRTRK401 Supervise preparation of track and facilities for race meetings
  • RGRTRK402 Relate animal welfare to track and environmental conditions
  • SISXFAC003 Implement facility maintenance programs

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals involved in the racing or horticulture industry requiring specialist skills in maintaining and monitoring turf race tracks and associated facilities, and assisting with race meeting track operations.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the RGR Racing and Breeding Training Package meet the racing industry requirements for maintaining turf race tracks and associated facilities for race meetings.