New Zealand Certificate in Equine Racing

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

None.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the equine racing industry with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to either ride thoroughbred racehorses, train standardbred horses or drive standardbred horses at race meetings on raceday.

The qualification is stranded to reflect the specialist skills required to train qualified jockeys, harness trainers, or harness racing drivers who work independently to contribute effectively and professionally in the racing sector.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture at this level can earn:

$37,000

Median earnings one year after study

$39,000

Median earnings two years after study

$42,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

60%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Robert Gibson Methodist Trust Board Bursaries and Student Grants

Provided by:

Methodist Church of New Zealand - Administrator, Robert Gibson Methodist Trust

Website:

http://www.methodist.org.nz/Organisations/Robert_Gibson_Trust

Value:

$750 to $2,000 each.

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Kitchener Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara - Scholarships

Website:

http://www.universitiesnz.ac.nz/scholarships

Value:

$500

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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

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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