The SA3MANDT20 (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:
- BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
- RGRPSH201 Handle racehorses in stables and at trackwork
Course Dates & Times
Wangaratta - Tone Road
Starts Thursday 2nd January, Self Paced Learn inc. Workshops / 2020
Starts Monday 3rd February, Self Paced Learn inc. Workshops / 2020
Starts Monday 2nd March, Self Paced Learn inc. Workshops / 2020
Starts Wednesday 1st April, Self Paced Learn inc. Workshops / 2020
Starts Friday 1st May, Self Paced Learn inc. Workshops / 2020
Starts Monday 1st June, Self Paced Learn inc. Workshops / 2020
Starts Wednesday 1st July, Self Paced Learn inc. Workshops / 2020
Starts Monday 10th August, Self Paced Learn inc. Workshops / 2020
Starts Tuesday 1st September, Self Paced Learn inc. Workshops / 2020
Starts Thursday 1st October, Self Paced Learn inc. Workshops / 2020
Starts Monday 2nd November, Self Paced Learn inc. Workshops / 2020
Starts Tuesday 1st December, Self Paced Learn inc. Workshops / 2020
GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
- Undertake an assessment of their horse handling skills
- Provide medical details
- Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
- Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
Course Study Units
To demonstrate your competency in this short course, you will be required to undertake assessment activities including observation of handling different racehorses of varying ages and temperaments.
Attendance & Commitment
Applicants with less than 12 months experience working full time in a racing stable are required to attend a workshop at the Wangaratta Regional Study Centre and are required to complete at least 60 hours of placement in a racing stable if not currently working in a racing stable part/full time.
This course is self paced and can be completed during a 30 day period or longer of required if time is required to consolidate skills.
Where to From Here
If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.
Educational Support Services
As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.
As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.
Services include on campus supports and remote supports
- employment information
- activities etc.
Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
- Aspirations/career goals
- Educational attainment and capability
- Literacy and numeracy skills
- Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
- Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.