Perform stable duties

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver RGRPSH207A, 'Perform stable duties'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Perform stable duties' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Perform stable duties and identify potential hazards.

1. Racing stable operations are complied with.

2. Boxes are cleaned and bedding is replaced in accordance with stable routine.

3. Stable environment and yards are cleaned, swept or raked.

4. Hazards in the workplace are identified and reported to nominated person.

Provide feed and water to horses.

5. Common feedstuffs are identified.

6. Feed and water are prepared and provided in accordance with stable routine.

7. Contaminated feed is identified, removed and reported.

8. Variations to individual eating and drinking patterns are observed and reported.

9. Importance of correct feed preparation and consequences of incorrect use of additives , such as alkalising agents, are understood.

Groom horses.

10. Horses are positioned and tied up in preparation for grooming.

11. Horses are groomed according to instructions.

12. Horses are checked for illness or injury during grooming and irregularities are reported.

13. Grooming tools are cleaned and maintained.

14. Horses hooves are cleaned and dressed following stable routine.

Monitor basic health and welfare of horses.

15. Characteristics of a healthy horse are identified.

16. Signs of a healthy or unhealthy horse are observed and reported.

17. Stable hygiene and quarantine practices are followed.

18. Horse's hooves and legs are checked for soreness, inflammation and lameness.

Qualifications and Skillsets

RGRPSH207A appears in the following qualifications:

  • RGR30108 - Certificate III in Racing (Trackrider)
  • RGR20108 - Certificate II in Racing (Stablehand)
  • RGR30208 - Certificate III in Racing (Advanced Stablehand)
  • RGR40308 - Certificate IV in Racing (Harness Race Driver)
  • RGR40208 - Certificate IV in Racing (Jockey)