Perform duties of clerk of course at harness or 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 RGRROP303A, 'Perform duties of clerk of course at harness or thoroughbred race meetings and trials'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Prepare for race meeting or trial.

1. Horses are conditioned and fed to ensure their fitness to complete the duties of a clerk of the course mount.

2. Horses are presented clean, well-groomed, sound, and in good health .

3. Horse gear is clean, well fitting and in good repair.

4. Personal presentation and dress is appropriate to the status of the race meeting or trial and compliant with racing protocols and procedures.

5. OHS and racing safety protocols and procedures including the use, fit and maintenance of personal protective equipment are complied with.

Assist in the start of races or trials.

6. Race fields are verified with starter and/or stewards.

7. Identification of starters is confirmed.

8. Horses are escorted to start.

9. Starter and drivers or riders are assisted prior to start.

10. Effective strategies are employed to assist strappers, drivers, riders, starter, barrier staff, farrier or veterinarian.

Monitor horses throughout all stages of the race or trial.

11. Opportunities for horses to escape and/or cause injury are assessed and strategies applied to minimise risks during racing or trial activities.

12. Racing participants are monitored and directed to comply with OHS and racing protocols and procedures to avoid incidents and injury during racing activities.

13. Racing safe operating procedures are followed in handling, escorting and catching horses to minimise the risk of injury to horses and racing participants.

14. Loose and/or injured horses are restrained.

Assist in post-race procedures.

15. Winning driver or rider is met and escorted to entrance to mounting yard or birdcage enclosure.

16. Safe return of horses to stables is supervised.

17. Reports are made to starter and/or stewards on outcomes of any race or trial incidents.