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Skill set details

RGRSS00076 - Greyhound Health Assistant Skill Set (Release 1)

Summary

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1 1 (this release) 10/Sep/2019

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Modification History

Release

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Release 1

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

Description

This skill set reflects the work undertaken in health assistance services in the greyhound racing industry. It covers knowledge and skills relating to the greyhound musculoskeletal system, conducting physical examinations and applying massage and non-invasive treatments to address common ailments and injuries in greyhounds.

Pathways Information

These units of competency provide credit towards the:

  • RGR40419 Certificate IV in Greyhound Racing Industry.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Skill Set Requirements

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

  • RGRPSG201 Handle greyhounds
  • 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 treatments for greyhounds

Note the * denotes units that have a prerequisite unit. The following chain of prerequisites applies to units in this skill set.

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

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

RGRPSG409* Assess greyhound structural and functional suitability for racing

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals working in the greyhound racing industry or in animal care services.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the RGR Racing and Breeding Training Package meet the greyhound racing industry requirements for work as a health assistant.