Hillcrest Christian College – RTO 6441
Equestrian Trade Training Centre
Certificate II in Equine Studies
The 22246VIC Certificate II in EQUINE STUDIES provides students with the underpinning knowledge and skills to work in the 5th largest industry in Australia employing over 250,000 people.
Ayr Hill Equestrian Centre is a purpose build equine training facility located on the grounds of Hillcrest Christian College (RTO6441), we deliver state accredited curriculum providing skills to gain work in the many sectors of the equine industry. Students develop and understanding of horses - their behaviour, care, nutrition, anatomy, physiology and develop basic riding skills.
We offer training and education that has strong industry base requirement and practical focus. We encourage our students to participate in the hands on day to day organising and implementation of equine practices and care. Maintaining reasonable level of fitness is required.
We offer two delivery options:
Face to face sessions held at Hillcrest's purpose built equine training facility Ayr Hill Equestrian Centre each Wednesday afternoon during school term.
Distance - access to online learning system, regular webinars, tutorials and three x two day practical workshops held at Ayr Hill Equestrian Centre during school holidays. Distance study is a great option for remote students who otherwise could not access the course or for metropolitan students who cannot attend Wednesday afternoons.
Equine Studies is delivered over 2 years as part of a VCE VET in Schools program and may be used as a VCAL or VCE subject. Equine Studies students have the option of SCORED ASSESSMENT for the VCE 3 - 4 sequence. This score can contribute to the student's ATAR, either as one of the student’s best four studies (the primary four) or as a fifth or sixth study.
Experienced, Industry Recognised Trainers
To ensure students achieve the best possible results, delivery of the course is provided by a team of experienced and highly regarded teachers with extensive industry experience.
Induction and Orientation
An Orientation day is held at the commencement of each school year.
Students learn and participate in:
Induction and Orientation
Orientation is at the commencement of each school year or course intake.
The course will enable individuals to enter further education with an equine focus. This includes courses offered by TAFE and private RTOs in agriculture, horse breeding, horse management, racing, as well as those offered by universities or higher education providers in science or agriculture with an equine specialization.
Examples of qualifications include:
Any queries please contact:
Ayr Hill Equestrian Centre
Mobile: 0411 055 790