Did you know Australia’s equine industry is the country’s fifth largest industry? Gain the practical experience and knowledge required for entry level employment as a stable hand in any equine environment. Learn skills such as grooming, transporting and handling horses.
A stable hand at AQF level 1 works under the direction of a trainer or stable supervisor in performing routine tasks and only handles horses that are well-educated and tractable. The stable hand is also responsible for passing on messages and information to others in the stable.
This qualification provides an avenue for pre-employment training for students who are contemplating employment in the entry-level occupation of stable hand. These trainee stable hands demonstrate basic practical skills and work under constant supervision with horses that are well-educated, tractable and docile. Riding skills can be acquired through optional riding lessons provided by our experienced instructors.
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Full Time / Part Time / Flexible
|Where:||Saddle On Learning Hub
550 Elcho Road
Lovely Banks, 3213
(03) 5282 4017
|When:||Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and optional Saturdays.|
|Duration:||Course duration is 290 hours.|
|PCR:||View the progress competency report.|
|Cost:||Please download our course pricing guide for further information.|
|Am I Eligible for Funding?:||Visit the education website for information on your funding eligibility|
NOTE: Prior to enrolment, all students require a USI (Unique Student Identifier Number) provided to you by the Australian Government. If you don’t already have one please go to www.USI.gov.au and sign up for one. We cannot enrol you until we have this number.