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Course Number: 10230NAT-01V02
Are you an equine enthusiast, looking to turn your passion into a career in management? North Coast TAFE’s Diploma of Horse Industry Management (Performance Horse) has been developed to cater for flexible learning, allowing students to choose the method of study best suited to them. The course is delivered online via Equine Online, or North Coast TAFE, through flexible learning and delivery. You will receive support from highly-qualified experienced industry trainers and assessors and we also provide individual customised study programs. This diploma enables graduates to manage their own industry establishment, or manage one for someone else. The horse industry is considered a high risk industry and the diploma provides graduates with an excellent grounding in WHS at management level.The qualification provides graduates with both business and science/industry knowledge and skills which enable them to move laterally within the industry, or move into other industries. The course will prepare graduates so that they can manage the care of performance horses and prepare them for competition, breeding or sale. Applicants will need to talk with discipline leader or teachers delivering the course to ensure the course is suited to the student and their desired outcome. Contact Equine Online on 02 65913627 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Work PlacementWork placement is not mandatory except for those students who elect to study horse breeding electives. The work placement can be organised by either teachers or by student (under teacher assistance). The minimum requirement is for 35 hours and is ONLY applicable to those students who choose the horse breeding electives, not those students who choose horse training electives.
It is highly recommended that applicants have completed an equine related Certificate III qualification e.g. Certificate III in Horse Industry Practice or Certificate III in Horse Breeding or be able to demonstrate equivalent and current experience in the horse industry.Literacy and NumeracyNorth Coast TAFE wants you to know that while this qualification has no formal entry requirements, we do want you to succeed, so we are providing information about the skills and knowledge that would help you complete this qualification. You do need to have, or be able to attain, a level of literacy and numeracy that will help you complete your course and ultimately to work in your chosen field. Students who complete this level of qualification will have the skills and knowledge necessary to analyse information and provide solutions to sometimes complex problems in a skilled or paraprofessional work environment. They will have personal responsibility and autonomy in performing complex technical operations and have acquired the communication skills necessary to transfer their skills and knowledge to others.North Coast TAFE can provide support for reading, writing, maths and English Language. If you would like to know more about our support options please contact us.
Pathways into the course may include:- completion of relevant Certificate IV or Diploma qualifications.Pathways into further study may include:- formal articulation arrangements into other courses such as the Bachelor ofAgricultural Business Management at Charles Sturt University- vocational study at Diploma or Advanced Diploma level- tertiary study in a related field- employment requiring Diploma (management) qualification.
Manager in the performance horse industry.
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