New Zealand Certificate in Equine (Therapeutic Riding - Coach)

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Animal Husbandry

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

All outcomes in this qualification require compliance with relevant legislation including: Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, Animal Welfare Act 1999, and Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

Candidates must hold a Level 3 New Zealand Certificate in Equine (Therapeutic Riding - Assistant Coach) [Ref: 2378] qualification as a prerequisite for entry to this qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the community with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to deliver therapeutic riding programmes designed to complement conventional therapies and special needs education, for both individual and group of riders with disabilities.

Graduates will benefit by having recognition of their coaching skills to deliver safe and effective programmes in local disabled communities throughout New Zealand.

The community will benefit by having skilled coaches who can offer a variety of services to their riders such as education for riders with special needs, sport and recreation including support and assistance for Para-Equestrians and Special Olympic Riders, and therapy and rehabilitation.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture at this level can earn:

$46,000

Median earnings one year after study

$51,000

Median earnings two years after study

$56,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

81%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Energie Fruit Environment for Life Scholarship

Provided by:

Energie Fruit Charitable Trust

Website:

http://www.energiefruit.com

Value:

$2,000.00

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The Kiley Family Memorial Trust

Provided by:

Public Trust - Client Manager Charitable Services

Website:

https://www.publictrust.co.nz/grants/how-do-i-find-one/grants/kiley-family-memorial-trust-scholarships

Value:

Secondary - up to $1000 per yearBoarding - up to $8000 per yearTertiary - up to $3000 per year

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 691 111
Phone: (08) 00 20 80 20
Fax: (04) 801 9626
Email: info@primaryito.ac.nz
Web: http://www.primaryito.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

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