Welcome to the Team Thoroughbred NSW Training Academy

Team Thoroughbred NSW Training Academy is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO number 45565) registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority.

Jockey on a horse

Team Thoroughbred NSW Training Academy is proud to offer Qualfications to the NSW Thoroughbred Racing Industry as a Racing NSW approved Training Provider.

Our objectives are:-

  • Assist people entering the industry to find their most suitable career path and educational needs
  • Assist people with achieving Nationally Recognised Qualifications
  • To increase apprentice jockey and trackwork rider numbers
  • To coordinate the delivery of training and educational programs to industry participants
  • Manage the Racing NSW Apprentice School
  • Manage the Racing NSW Rising Star Apprentice Race Series
  • Encourage greater participation of people in the racing industry
  • Provide ongoing industry credible mentoring to apprentice jockeys, trackwork riders, strappers, stablehand trainees and racehorse trainers
  • Ensure participants are informed about the National Racing Industry Training Package, which has been implemented in each state in Australia
  • Provide equitable training, through Approved Industry Training Providers, throughout the country, provincial and metropolitan regions
  • Formulate a strategic approach to promote Racing NSW Apprentice School and industry career paths to school students
  • Coordinate Certificate IV Racehorse trainers qualification, through Approved Industry Training Providers, to new racehorse trainers
  • Barrier attendant skill set mandatory training
  • Education and training for racetrack maintenance staff across NSW

Services Team Thoroughbred NSW Training Academy offers include:-

  • Delivering high quality education and training programs to the Racing Industry, through Nationally recognised Qualifications
  • Providing information for horse trainers and parents
  • Providing information for prospective employees to the racing industry
  • Visiting schools to advise students about the racing industry
  • Conducting visits to the races for school career advisors
  • Informing students and horse trainers about the Racing Industry
  • Information regarding the RGR Racing and Breeding Training Package and Approved Industry Training Providers
  • Assisting with placement of school students on work experience in racing stables

Provide industry training to stablehands, foreman/women, track riders, jockeys, racehorse trainers, racetrack managers, barrier attendants, approved riders and racing administration

Team Thoroughbred NSW Training Academy – Registered Training Organisation 45565