Perform duties of racehorse handicapper
Issue Date: October 2018
This unit of competency supports racing industry personnel who are required to apply the handicapping policy to the classification of racehorses for a racing governing body as part of their job role.
Competencies attained in this unit apply to the harness or thoroughbred code of the industry. Consequently when performance criteria are applied they will relate to the harness or thoroughbred code, and statements of attainment for this unit will reflect this distinction.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to provide racehorse handicappers with the skills and knowledge to interpret race performance, rank race performance and compile and update handicapping records. The unit includes procedures related to collecting, analysing and organising information to ensure the most ethical means of determining the application of handicapping protocols that comply with rules of racing.
This unit of competency operates in workplace environments of racing administration, stables, racecourses and public areas.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements may apply to this unit. Check with your State Principal Racing Authority for current license or registration requirements.
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