Perform duties of barrier attendant at thoroughbred race meetings and trials

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 RGRROP201A, 'Perform duties of barrier attendant at thoroughbred race meetings and trials'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Perform duties of barrier attendant at thoroughbred race meetings and trials' 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



Prepare for race meeting duties.

1. Work roster is confirmed.

2. Assistance with preparation of barrier and starting equipment is provided.

3. Allocated duties are confirmed with starter.

4. Personal protective equipment is used according to safe operating procedures and club requirements.

5. Personal presentation is appropriate for work duties and reinforces a positive image of racing.

Identify and fit racing gear.

6. Approved racing gear is identified.

7. Non-compliant, damaged or defective gear is recognised.

8. Racing gear is fitted, adjusted and replaced in a timely manner as required.

Load horses into barriers.

9. Knowledge of horse behaviour is used to select and modify handling skills.

10. Horse handling skills are safe and effective for the duties of a barrier attendant.

11. Horses are loaded into barriers according to starter's instruction.

12. Strategies are employed to load difficult horses that minimise the risk of injury to self, horses and others.

13. Riders are assisted as required.

14. Problems are relayed to starter and others.

15. Horses held as directed are released at race start.

Assist in track emergencies.

16. Potential track problems or incidents are identified.

17. Loose horses are cornered and captured.

18. Riders who have fallen are assisted.

19. Injured horses are restrained.

Debrief after race.

20. Reports are made to starter and/or stewards on outcomes of barrier loading and start.

21. Contributions are made on ways to improve effectiveness of barrier team and self.

22. Barriers are moved for next race.

23. Barriers are returned to storage area and cleaned, and damage or maintenance needs are reported.