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Love being around horses? This national accredited course offers a strong foundation to allow you to work safely in the equine industry.

Broaden your knowledge of anatomy, physiology, nutrition, first aid, health and welfare. Develop your confidence and understanding around horses.

VET in Secondary Schools Program

Studying this qualification as part of a Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) program allows students from Year 10 onwards to gain a head start in their careers.

This two year program is delivered part time through a combination of online tuition, practical sessions and practical work placement.

Studying this course can contribute directly to your Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR score).

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This online course provides comprehensive training in all aspects of caring for mares and foals throughout the full reproductive cycle from conception to preparing for sales.

You will complete units in a sequence which has been aligned to the breeding cycle of horses and consequently the activities of the horse breeding industry. You will have the opportunity to undertake placement in the breeding industry during foaling down and sales preparation.

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The AHC30310 Certificate III in Horse Breeding is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Horse Stud worker.
It provides a vocational outcome in horse breeding for stud workers. There are opportunities to develop skills for the care of horses throughout the full reproductive cycle and thus develop some stud nursing skills. There are also opportunities to develop practical skills required of a worker employed in a horse breeding enterprise. This course can also be undertaken as an Australian Apprenticeship-Traineeship.

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Make your passion your career, with the 10229NAT Certificate III in Horse Industry Practice (Performance Horse). This course is perfect for both horse owners and competitors and will suit those who have a passion to work and train horses in a wide range of equine sectors; performance, breeding or racing.

The online course structure allows you to learn anywhere, anytime. This course is intended to provide participants with a range of knowledge, and skills to perform the following functions associated with the role of groom/ strapper/ senior groom in the performance horse sectors.

  • Handle, feed, exercise, groom and care for horses
  • Work with a wide variety of horses of different sizes, features and temperaments
  • Work within workplace procedures and codes of practice within designated timeframes
  • Communicate effectively with supervisors and team members alike
  • Be capable of administering first aid to humans and to horses through completion of relevant units of competency
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NCEE Student Heads to Germany!

Jordan completed a Certificate II in Equine Studies, she highly recommends the course and GOTAFE. “I now have extensive knowledge about the equine industry as well as anatomy, physiology, wound management and disease related issues.”

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