Join Australia's thoroughbred industry with a Certificate III in Horse Breeding.
You'll gain specialised skills in the care of mares and foals, breeding mares, and pregnancy. You'll also learn general equine skills in nutrition, horse health, first aid, the administration of medications, and the safe transportation of horses.
This course is delivered as a blend of online and practical workshops, and can also be undertaken as an Apprenticeship. You will also complete 240 hours of practical experience over the duration of the course.
Training package entry requirements
There are no mandated training package entry requirements.
GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
Applicants are also required to:
It is recommended that all students have current Tetanus immunisation before commencing this course.
This course prepares you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career working in a horse breeding or stud farm operation.
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.