Race Horse Care - SCQF Level 5

Course Introduction

Scottish Racing Academy & Borders College are offering a new and exciting opportunity to gain qualifications, develop riding skills and gain knowledge of the vast range of careers within the racehorse industry. The course comprises of college attendance (1-2 days per week ) to gain underpinning knowledge and essential skills with placement (2-3 days per week) in a racing yard , you will be assessed within the racing yard by a Scottish Racing Assessor ., ,


NC in Race Horse Care (subject to validation), NPA in Racing Yard Routine, NPA Thouroughbred Preparation and Riding, NPA Racehorse Exercise and Performance, NPA Specialist Racehorse Care. (Subject to Approval)


1-2 Days in College, 2-3 Days on placement in a racing yard.



Entry Requirements

A proven interest in horse care or horse racing along with an interest in pursuing a career in the equine industry., Core Skills - Communications/English or IT at SCQF level 4/5, For those with no formal qualifications a letter of reference from a race yard., Entry to the course is subject to interview and a riding skills test

Progression Opportunities

On successful completion of the course you may look at employment opportunities throughout the UK in racing yards.