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).
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.
The SA3MANDT18 (Mandatory Training for Stablehands) is the recognised qualification by Racing Victoria to work in a Victorian Racing Stable or Racetrack for Stablehands and Trackriders.
In Victoria all Stable hands and Track riders employed within the racing industry must successfully complete two units of study. These units are RGRCMN201A Follow OHS procedure & observe environmental work practices and RGRPSH201A Handle Horses.
NCEE Students in Industry
Sixteen year old Ashlee Medlyn, is a step closer to achieving her qualification in 22246VIC Certificate II Equine Studies through GOTAFE’s specialist equine department, the National Centre for Equine Education (NCEE), after recently completing 40 hours of her Structured Workplace Learning at Forest Lodge Racing, Miners Rest, Victoria.