Assess driving or riding skills of license or registration applicants

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 RGRSTD407A, 'Assess driving or riding skills of license or registration applicants'.
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



Review license registration requirements.

1. Driving or riding skills required for nominated class of license or registration are determined.

2. Safe operating procedures in the control of horses in harness or under saddle are complied with.

3. OHS and animal welfare regulations and industry guidelines are complied with in the driving or riding of horses.

Observe horse handling skills.

4. Driver or rider is monitored while performing pre-drive or ride gear check and post-work cool down.

5. Driver or rider is assessed for ability to maintain control of the horse during trackwork, trials and racing as required by applicant category.

6. Driver or rider is assessed for ability to start a race or trial without hindering their horse's progress.

7. Driver or rider is assessed for ability to maintain nominated speed and position during trackwork.

8. Driver or rider is assessed for ability to make decisions that will improve their horse's position without endangering others.

Determine license or registration application outcome.

9. Performance during driving or riding skills tests is assessed using objective measurements that are consistent with racing authority standards and safe operating procedures.

10. Outcome of driving or riding evaluation is recorded.

11. Applicant is advised of outcome of practical assessment evaluation.

12. Recommended remedial action is suggested where skills do not meet racing authority requirements.

13. Reasons for decision on license or registration application endorsement or rejection are recorded.

Qualifications and Skillsets

RGRSTD407A appears in the following qualifications:

  • RGR40608 - Certificate IV in Racing Services (Steward)
  • RGR50308 - Diploma of Racing Services (Steward)