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Racing Project Finalised & Qualifications Endorsed

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The qualifications, skill sets and units of competency that were reviewed and developed as part of the Racing Project are now published on training.gov.au. It follows submission from the Racing and Breeding Industry Reference Committee and endorsement by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) at their meeting on 5 June 2018.

The new and revised racing qualifications, skill sets and units are published within the RGR Racing and Breeding Training Package version 2.0 (published on 05/07/2018).

What does this mean for training providers?

Registered training organisations (RTOs) may now apply to have the new qualifications, skill sets and units added to their scope of registration. RTOs who already have the qualifications, skill sets and units that have been updated as part of this endorsement have 12 months to transition to delivering the updated qualifications, skill sets and units, from the date of publish. For more information, visit the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) website.

A Companion Volume Implementation Guide has also been produced to help training providers implement the new and revised qualifications, skill sets and units. These can be downloaded from the project webpage (linked below) or  VETNet.com.

Summary of project outcomes

Stakeholder advice and feedback received during the consultation of the project resulted in the review of the following components.

  • 13 qualifications
  • 109 units of competency
    • 15 units have been deleted, feedback from industry was that they are not required, or they are not used in any of the revised qualifications, or they have been replaced by another unit.
    • 4 units were merged to become 2 new units.
  • 34 Skill Sets (11 new and 23 revised)

Further information about the project is available via the button linked below.