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SISSS00060 - Horse Riding Assistant Instructor (Release 5)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
5 (this release)Current 14/Dec/2013
(View details for release 4) Replaced14/Sep/2013
(View details for release 3) Replaced06/Mar/2013
(View details for release 2) Replaced28/Nov/2011
(View details for release 1) Replaced07/Jun/2011

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Modification History

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Update to qualification code in Pathway advice.


Imported unit updated: HLTAID003 Provide first aid replaces HLTFA301C Apply first aid.


Editorial update.


RTE2130A Ride and care for horses and equipment

Updated imported units.


The following Skill Set has been identified through consultation with the Outdoor Council of Australia (OCA), the peak body for the Outdoor Recreation industry and will be utilised as the basis for the registration requirements of programs like the National Outdoor Leader Registration Scheme (NOLRS).

Pathways Information

These units provide a credit towards SIS20213 Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this skill set at the time of endorsement.

Skill Set Requirements


Unit code 

Unit title  


Provide first aid


Monitor horse health and welfare


Provide daily care for horses


Handle horses


Demonstrate basic horse riding skills


Minimise environmental impact


Follow occupational health and safety policies

Target Group

Those wishing gain employment as an assistant horse handling and riding instructor.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package meet competency requirements for a Horse Riding Assistant Instructor and will be utilised as the basis for the registration requirements of programs like the National Outdoor Leader Registration Scheme (NOLRS).

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