Equine Safety in Training Project: Consultation Open

horse racingA project is underway to review occupational skills standards and units of competency to improve safety, quality and consistency in the delivery of equine training.

The project Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) and Expert Working Groups are currently seeking feedback on the content of 156 draft units of competency, including three proposed new units.

The draft units will be available on the Skills Impact website for stakeholder consultation until Friday 31 March.

A series of face-to-face workshops are being arranged for those who would like to provide feedback on the draft units in person. Click here for further details and to register your interest for these free workshops.

  • TAS, Hobart (21 March, 10:00am – 12:00pm)
  • VIC, Mornington (22 March, 10:00am – 12:30pm)
  • WA, Perth (24 March, 10:00am – 12:00pm)
  • NSW, Scone (27 March, 3:00pm – 6:00pm)
  • SA, Adelaide (28 March, 2:00pm – 5:00pm)
  • QLD, Townsville (March, date and time TBA)

The project will impact the ACM Animal Care and Management; AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, and Conservation and Land Management; AMP Australian Meat Processing; and RGR Racing Training Packages.

Click here to register your interest to keep informed of project updates.

Click here to visit the project webpage for more information

Training Package Projects are determined by the Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC), based on information submitted by the Industry Reference Committee (IRC) in their annual Skills Forecast and Proposed Schedule of Work. On behalf of the IRCs, Skills Impact are currently collecting feedback on the draft IRC Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work.

Visit the following webpages to provide feedback on draft IRC Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work: