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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Equine Breeding (Senior Stud Groom) (Level 4)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 4
Credits 130
Subject Area
  • Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies » Agriculture » Animal Husbandry
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the equine breeding industry with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to assist with all aspects of breeding, mating, and the early education of young horses.

Graduates will benefit by having recognition of their skills both nationally and internationally, and pathway to further qualifications in the equine breeding industry.

The breeding industry will benefit from this qualification by having qualified stud staff who are able to contribute effectively in the workplace.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Implement and monitor a breeding programme for a horse stud.
- Implement and monitor a foaling programme for a horse stud.
- Take responsibility for the early education of weaned foals to yearling stage.
- Implement and monitor a yearling preparation programme for their sale at auction.
- Implement and monitor a programme for the care of paddocked horses on a horse stud.
- Implement and monitor a horse health programme for the prevention, identification and treatment of horse health problems.
- Communicate effectively with team members and external clients to achieve equine business objective including health and safety requirements.
Education pathways
This qualification builds on the New Zealand Certificate in Equine Breeding (Level 3) [Ref: 2370].
This qualification leads to the Broodmare Manager, Yearling Manager, or Stallion Manager strands in the New Zealand Diploma in Equine Management (Level 5) with strands in Broodmare Manager, Yearling Manager, Stallion Manager and Racing Stable Foreman [Ref: 2380].
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification may be employed as senior stud grooms in the thoroughbred, standardbred or sporthorse industries.
With further work experience and study, graduates may gain employment as stud managers or stable foreman.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Achieved
Education Organisation Primary Industry Training Organisation
Developed By Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2371
Status Current
Created November 2014
Next Review November 2024
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