Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the RGR08 Racing Training Package meet industry requirements for working as a race starter in the thoroughbred racing code.


Those undertaking the duties of a race starter at thoroughbred race meetings and trials.


The Thoroughbred Race Starter Skill Set consists of:

Complete five (5) units of competency.

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic RGRCMN001A

Comply with the rules of racing and related protocols

add topic RGRCMN401A

Maintain and monitor OHS procedures and environmental work practices

add topic RGRPSH201A

Handle horses

add topic RGRROP407A

Perform duties of thoroughbred race starter

add topic RGRSTD303A

Assess racing gear suitability and safety


These units provide credit towards a Certificate IV in Racing Services.