Agriculture and Science

Skill Set Racing Licences

Industry Training

TASMSS0003 – Harness Trainer Licence Skill Set has been identified as the minimum requirement for harness trainers and drivers:

  1. RGRPSH201A – Handle horses
  2. BSBWHS201 – Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  3. RGRCMN001A – Comply with the rules of racing and other related protocols
  4. RGRPSH203A – Perform basic driving tasks

TASMSS0002 – Stablehand Licence Skill Set – The licensing requirements for a stablehand requires the completion of :

  1. RGRPSH201 – Handle horses
  2. BSBWHS201 – Contribute to health and safety of self and others

For participants who intend to upgrade their license from a stablehand category to trainer or driver, this process will require completion of the two additional units of competency to complete the four unit skill set:

  1. RGRCMN001A – Comply with the rules of racing and other related protocols
  2. RGRPSH203A – Perform basic driving tasks

Delivery

  • To complete these units you will need access to a stable.
  • You do not need to be working in the industry.

Recognition of Prior Learning

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.

Fees and Payments

Stablehand Licence Skill Set
Full Fee:  $150 / Concession:  $50
Commercial:  $1,092

Harness Trainer Licence Skill Set
Full Fee:  $289 / Concession $96.32
Commercial:  $2,431

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

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Outcome

A Statement of Attainment for the units completed.

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