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Performance Horse - Certificate III (ACM30817-01V01)
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Study area: Agriculture 
National code: ACM30817  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Yallah  Flexible  36 Weeks 24-Jul-2018  Tue 
Description: This qualification is for occupational outcomes in the Performance Horse industry. Job roles may include stable hand; stud hand; groom or strapper; farm hand; stock rider; or trail-ride assistant. The qualification applies to individuals who undertake routine activities under minimal supervision with responsibility for their own work.

The qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to work safely with horses, it requires handling, feeding, exercising and caring for horses including stable duties, fitting gear, ridden and non-ridden horse exercise, work, competition and transportation requirements.

This qualification encompasses riding and driving sectors of the performance horse industry.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Career opportunities: Stable hand;
Stud hand;
Groom or strapper;
Farm hand; stock rider;
Trail-ride assistant 
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 Performance Horse 
Offering code: 18YLH-014 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Turesday 1.00pm to 5.00pm in the Stable Block, Yallah Campus 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 24 July 2018 
Times: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
About: This course is blended delivery, using online resources (Moodle) and sessions and face-to-face workshops at our Equine facilities at Yallah campus.

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.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 600 hours. This includes approximately 216 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your 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

Learner Support:
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.

This course will give you the practical skills and underpinning knowledge to work in the Performance Horse industry, care for performing horses and prepare them for competition, breeding or sale with minimum supervision.
Applying and enrolling:

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 $8,380
Full Fee $8,380
Comments: Your teacher will be in touch with you by phone or email prior to the start of term.
Orientation day will be Tuesday 24th July 2018 from 1-3pm, when your teacher will discuss your attendance and individual timetable with you. The classes 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:
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 a part 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