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Horse Industry Practice (Performance Horse) - Certificate III (10229NAT-01V01)
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Career area: Primary Industry 
Study area: Other Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies 
National code: 10229NAT  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Yallah  Flexible  36 Weeks 6-Feb-2018  Tue 
Features: TVET 
Description: This course provides participants with a range of knowledge and skills needed to perform the following functions associated with the role of groom/strapper/senior groom for performance horses:
- 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. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirments for this course. 
Learning pathways: Pathways into the course may include:
- completion of Certificate II in Horse Industry Operations (Performance Horse) or Certificate II in Agriculture.

Pathways into further study may include:
- Diploma of Horse Industry Management (Performance Horse)
- vocational study at Certificate IV or Diploma level
- employment requiring Certificate III qualification. 
Career opportunities: Groom, strapper, senior groom. 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Yallah
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Yallah Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Horse Industry Practice (Performance Horse) 
Offering code: 18YLH-001 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Tuesday 1:00 - 5:00pm 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 6 February 2018 
Times: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
About: Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 600 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

Do you love horses and want to learn more? Would you like to turn your passion for horses into your livelihood? This course is aimed at students wanting to expand their knowledge in working within the horse industry.

In order to complete this course you will need to provide the following items:
-Folders, paper, pens etc.
-USB Students will be required to provide their own (PPE) Personal Protective Equipment.
PPE includes: Boots, cotton drill long trousers, cotton rich collar shirt, Gloves, Wide rim hat, Reflective Vest.
This can be purchased for approximately $250.00
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling

Application next steps: Thanks for your application. A TAFE NSW staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,190
Second qualification $2,620
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $9,220
Full Fee $9,220
Comments: Thank you for your payment and welcome. Your teacher will be in touch with you by phone or email prior to the start of term.
Your orientation day will be Tuesday 6th February 2018 from 1-3pm when your teacher will discuss your attendance and individual timetable with you. The classess will be held at Yallah Campus (just up the road from Wollongong)

Please ensure you bring writing materials and a USB stick with you and wear appropriate clothing including enclosed shoes, covered shoulders, hat and long pants

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
- Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123