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88 TAFE NSW -- Western Sydney Institute -- Course and Career Guide 2010 Fitness, Sport and Recreation Diploma of (NRT) Racing (Racehorse Trainer) (Thoroughbred) Course No 18407 Training Pkg Racing Industry National Code RGR50108 Duration 2 years full-time, up to 3 years part-time, flexible Location Richmond For people working or who want to work in the horse racing industry as a thoroughbred trainer. You will learn to manage the care, training and preparation of racing horses for a commercial business Entry requirements: Extensive industry- relevant experience in the care, welfare and management of horses. You must be able to demonstrate that you have the appropriate skills and knowledge equal to Certificate IV in Racing (Racehorse Trainer). Career opportunity: Thoroughbred Horse Trainer. International students CRICOS Code 068173F Certificate II in (NRT) Racing (Stablehand) (Thoroughbred) Course No 18401 Training Pkg Racing Industry National Code RGR20108 Duration 18 weeks full-time, 1 year part-time Location Richmond You will learn to care for animals in a thoroughbred racing stable and meet their needs of feeding, grooming, exercising, transporting, and keeping the environment safe, clean and hygienic. Entry requirements: There are no formal educational requirements. Career opportunity: Stablehand in the Thoroughbred/Harness Racing industries. Certificate III in (NRT) Racing (Trackrider) Course No 18302 Training Pkg Racing Industry National Code RGR30108 Duration 1 year full-time, flexible Location Richmond You will learn practical skills in caring and handle horses and riding thoroughbred horses at trackwork in thoroughbred racing workplaces. Entry requirements: There are no formal educational requirements, however basic riding and general horse handling experience with horses is recommended. Career opportunity: Trackrider. International students CRICOS Code 065808M. Statement of Attainment in (NRT) Thoroughbred Exercise Rider Skill Set Course No 18321 Duration 6 weeks part-time Location Richmond The units included in this skill set are designed to improve the learner's ability to undertake the role of a thoroughbred exercise rider. The units allow you to begin a career pathway towards becoming a trackwork rider. Entry requirements: Demonstrate safe and competent horse handling and riding experience and completion/ assessment in the units Perform basic riding tasks and Develop riding skills for flatwork. Career opportunity: Thoroughbred Exercise Rider. Statement of Attainment in (NRT) Thoroughbred Fast Work Rider Skill Set Course No 18324 Duration 6 weeks part-time Location Richmond It is designed for those undertaking the duties of a fast work rider. Entry requirements: Completion/ Assessment in the unit Thoroughbred Exercise Rider Skill Set. Career opportunities: Thoroughbred Fast Work Rider.